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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. For Discovery Point and beyond, use our Dundee visit planner to get the most from your Dundee vacation.
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  • The exhibit is fun and informative. Lots of fun things for the kids to do, and tonnes of detail for the adults.  more »
  • Dundee in Scotland is very fortunate to have back this fantastic piece of nautical history. Well worth a visit to satisfy the historian in you... And right next the the new V&A Museum, so you can kill...  more »
  • What a place! I always find it incredible to walk in the same steps as others have, especially when they were making history in their time. We stayed for a few hours and explored every inch of the pla...  more »
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