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Discovery Point, Dundee

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Learn more about the story of one of the bravest expeditions of the 20th century at Discovery Point. Climb aboard Discovery, the original ship Captain Scott and Ernest Shackleton sailed to the Antarctic in 1901. A guided tour will take you above and below deck, and show you the original navigation system. Multimedia displays made of sculptures, photos, and computer-based art illustrate how the crew lived, what they ate, and how they passed their time. Learn about the crew's hobbies through artifacts such as letters, watercolors, and card games. Although the crew of the Discovery rationed out their food supply, you can enjoy a meal at Cafe at the Point. Check out the gift shop, which sells Dundee-edition Monopoly. The ship is wheelchair accessible. Use our Dundee tourist route planner to add Discovery Point and other attractions to your Dundee vacation plans.
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  • I took my two sons aged 13 and 11 here on a day trip. The train station is directly opposite the Discovery Centre, and qe'd recommend you leave the car behind if you can. The exhibition was really wel...  more »
  • The first thing you come across before beginning to go through the displays is a screen showing the view from a camera sited high up. There is a control to move the camera, and to zoom in and out. The...  more »
  • The exhibition was very in depth and gives you a really clear impression of what life must have been like on a day to day basis for the early Antarctic explorers. The ship itself is also interesting. ...  more »
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  • Look like an interesting place to visit but as we was only passing did not have time to view the museum or the ship and it was not worth the cost just for a quick look.
  • Wonderful attraction
  • It is honoured to aboard on the ship went Arctic. It is a great feeling to see the sailor's experience and sea life.
  • Interesting Museum, could be anything but loving and complexer designed.
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  • Impressive nice especially the breathtaking views and will
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