Floor 0


New reception area with external terrace accommodates our cafe and shop.

The History of the Museum

Follow the story of the creation of this building and its changing uses over the years.

What is a Museum?

Celebrating Dundee’s status as a UNESCO City of Design, this display is an introduction to our varied collections with a strong design theme.

Landscapes and Lives

Journey 400 million years into the past and witness the creation of Dundee’s natural landscape. See the animals that used to live in our area. Explore the lives of early people and see how a small settlement developed into the Burgh of Dundee.

The Making of Modern Dundee

Experience the influences that shaped the City from the 1850s right up to the present day. From shopping to work, through two world wars, this gallery explores the development and successes of the City and its people.