A voyage into Antarctica
Polar Party in Antarctica
RRS Discovery Wheel

RRS Discovery Tour

This is the story of Discovery from her beginnings in Dundee and Captain Scott's remarkable Antarctic expedition, through her long ocean-going career until her final journey home. Find out about life on board and the essential design features that allowed her to survive the extreme polar conditions. Explore Discovery for yourself with an area-by-area tour of the ship.

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Royal Research Ship Discovery back home in DundeeRRS Discovery full steam ahead
Captain Scott's snow goggles
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Amazing facts about Antarctica

Find out more about the most inhospitable continent on the planet. The sub-zero temperatures and the unusual wildlife, discover for yourself. More >

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