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Crowdfunding success – we did it!!

More than 200 back the historic RRS Discovery as it reaches its £40,000 goalIn a campaign that has spread worldwide and gained the backing of everyone from schoolchildren to global businesses, a newborn baby to a television celebrity, the historic RRS Discovery ship today reached its crowdfunding goal.More than 200...
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Voted 3rd favourite National Treasure by the public

RRS Discovery in Dundee has been recognised in a public vote of the favourite places funded by the National Lottery in Scotland over the last 20 years. The ship came third in a National Treasures survey, which asked social media users to choose their favourite from a range of iconic venues,...
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Wind Power returns to RRS Discovery

Wind Turbine at Discovery Point Wind Generated Power Returns to the Royal Research Ship Discovery after 100 years.In 1901 the Royal Research Ship Discovery captained by Captain Robert Falcon Scott arrived in Antarctica to complete scientific work and explore what was then an unknown land. The crew of Discovery completed many...
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Sick Bay opens on RRS Discovery

The latest development on board RRS Discovery is the restoration and interpretation of the Sick Bay. For years there has been an intriguing red cross on a closed door but it can now be seen by visitors for the first time. The cabin has been displayed much as it would have...
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Recognition Capital Fund

With both the jute collections and RRS Discovery and the polar collections being Recognised Collections of National Significance this has made Dundee Heritage Trust eligible for support from the Recognition Capital Fund. Following on from our previous grants for conservation work to the ship’s funnel and new pumping arrangements for Discovery’s...
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Recognised Collections of National Significance

Verdant Works, RRS Discovery and Discovery Point have recently been identified as collections of National Significance. The Significance Scheme formally recognises and invests in collections of national significance in non-national museums and galleries in Scotland. Owned and funded by the Scottish Executive, the scheme contributes to the implementation of Scotland’s Culture...
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Not just a Visitor Attraction

Discovery Point and Verdant Works have hosted a wide range of functions. Verdant Works is a great location for events such as an ‘Indian Evening' with a selection of curries to sample. Entertainment can be Sitar Player or Traditional Indian Dance Demonstrations to enhance your evening. This can take place in...
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