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The McManus: Dundee's Art Gallery & Museum

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Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Forget the v and a

Dont believe the hype of the new v+a , this museum is a great day out , plenty of great exhibits to... read more

Reviewed today
Robbiem245
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McManus moment

Wet afternoon surprise. Good cafe and interesting, refurbished building....the original Dundonian... read more

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The McManus is a magnificent Victorian, Gothic building where art, history and the environment combine to offer a fascinating insight into Dundee. The McManus: Dundee’s Art Gallery & Museum, an award-winning Victorian, Gothic building, is home to...more
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All reviews beautiful building well worth a visit whale skeleton local history stuffed animals free entry interesting stuff great exhibits lovely cafe coffee shop the ground floor on display soup couple of hours few hours great place to visit all ages
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Reviewed today via mobile

Dont believe the hype of the new v+a , this museum is a great day out , plenty of great exhibits to look through and some amazing artwork too , and its completely free (unlike the v+a)

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Reviewed yesterday

Wet afternoon surprise. Good cafe and interesting, refurbished building....the original Dundonian V&A as it turns out! Some interesting oil portraits amongst the variety of exhibits, if historical local worthies are your bag, but terrific ship models were the real fascination for me.

Thank P5345SAdavide
McManusTeam, Administrator at The McManus: Dundee's Art Gallery & Museum, responded to this reviewResponded today

Thank you for your visit and review, we hope you visit again!

Reviewed 3 days ago

Visited Mcmanus the day after we had visited the V&A - this might be controversial but McManus is far better - ehibits displays contents all very interesting and well laid out and explained - If I could add one slight suggestion is the long information/historical...More

Thank GlenLoan
McManusTeam, Administrator at The McManus: Dundee's Art Gallery & Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

A lovely review - thank you for your 5 star rating, we hope to welcome you again in the future.

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The gallery is an interesting building as well as some good exhibits which have had a recent refresh with some interesting films. The art gallery has a good permanent portrait exhibition of locals with guide about the art of portrait painting. The cafe is good...More

Thank RedTartanKilt
McManusTeam, Administrator at The McManus: Dundee's Art Gallery & Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your review of our Galleries and our Café. We hope you come back and visit us again soon.

Reviewed 4 days ago

A well presented gallery with something for everyone. It was heartening to see the kids on beanbags reading copies of Beano. The video explaining the history of the museum was well worth watching. The tearoom is spacious and welcoming with a good selection of drinks...More

Thank Hilary P
McManusTeam, Administrator at The McManus: Dundee's Art Gallery & Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your review, our Beano Exhibition was a huge success, with lots of young visitors interacting also. Glad you enjoyed learning about our history and made time to visit our café.

Reviewed 1 week ago

There are a lot of Scottish pictures to peruse and lots of Scottish information. It was well attended by families and it is nice and big so buggies can get around. The shop is very Scottish. There is also a short video in the entrance...More

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McManusTeam, Administrator at The McManus: Dundee's Art Gallery & Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

A lovely review, thank you!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Having gone to Dundee to visit the new V and A Museum, which we found very disappointing, we were delighted to come across The McManus, which at first we thought was a church, but very quickly discovered was an Art Gallery and Museum. We were...More

Thank F G
McManusTeam, Administrator at The McManus: Dundee's Art Gallery & Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

5 Stars - thank you. We hope you return to Dundee for another visit and come and see us again.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Reasonable exhibition of industrial and social history. The art on display was wide ranging with some interesting pieces. Overall OK

Thank andykwalsh
McManusTeam, Administrator at The McManus: Dundee's Art Gallery & Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for your visit, we hope you visit again soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very interesting insight into Dundee history. Nice cafe and gift shop too. Right in the centre of town.

Thank Mazza64
McManusTeam, Administrator at The McManus: Dundee's Art Gallery & Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for your review, we hope to welcome you again.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really well thought-out and engaging exhibits well worth a visit not far from the station and definitely worth a visit

Thank zaxy85
McManusTeam, Administrator at The McManus: Dundee's Art Gallery & Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

5 Stars - thank you!

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Lorraine K
June 25, 2018|
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Response from McManusTeam | Property representative |
Hi unfortunately we do not have translation facilities within the galleries.
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Annaberree
April 14, 2016|
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Response from M A | Reviewed this property |
Sorry there is no free parking beside the Mcmanus .There is metered parking bays and some disabled parking spaces in Reform street (beside mcmanus) and the Overgate car park and Wellgate car park are 5 min walk from the... More
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