The McManus: Dundee's Art Gallery & Museum
“Vast exhibition spaces house fascinating artefacts and displays” - AA Inspector
Beautiful open gallery spaces contain displays of art, history and the environment that combine to offer a fascinating insight into Dundee. Activities and workshops take place regularly in the creative learning suite. A retail area and café with an outdoor terrace are just some of the other highlights this Victorian, gothic building has to offer.
Facilities – at a glance
Suitable for all child ages
- Parking nearby
- Fully accessible
- Facilities: Wheelchairs, lift, larger text sizes, induction loops
- Accessible toilets
- Open all year
- Opening Times: Open all year, Mon-Sat 10-5, Sun 12.30-4.30 (last admission 15 mins before close)
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About the area
Dundee has one of the most spectacular settings of any Scottish city. It is located on the north bank of the Firth of Tay with the Sidlaw Hills behind, the Fife shore to the south, and the North Sea to the east. Facing south across the wide, silvery Firth of Tay, it’s also one of Scotland’s sunniest cities. From the summit of Dundee Law, the extinct volcano that dominates its northern skyline, you can look inland to the Cairngorms, south over the hills of Fife, far out over the North Sea, or westward up the Tay as far as Perth.
This is a city that has reinvented itself more than a few times. And as you’ll see when you arrive by road or rail via its iconic bridges (two of the longest in Britain), it’s busy reinventing itself yet again.
V&A Dundee is a design museum in Dundee, Scotland, which opened on 15 September 2018. The V&A Dundee is the first design museum in Scotland and the first Victoria and Albert museum outside London. The V&A Dundee is also the first building in the United Kingdom that has been designed by Kengo Kuma.
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