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The McManus: Dundee's Art Gallery & Museum

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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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Albert Square | Meadowside, Dundee DD1 1DA, Scotland
+44 1382 307200
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All reviews beautiful building well worth a visit whale skeleton local history street kids stuffed animals interesting stuff free entry great exhibits nice cafe on display couple of hours great place to visit all ages coffee shop few hours soup
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is an interesting mueseum and art gallery which shows the history of Dundee and surrounding area. There various galleries within the mueseum on two levels (the art gallery is the upper level..worth a visit good for children

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Allan P
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great museum with lots to see. Fabulous activity especially for a rainy day. Something for everyone. Shop and cafe available

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank tomalli68
Reviewed 3 days ago

We spent a short time here while waiting for a restaurant to open. It was a lovely experience. I must say, I was surprised by how little info there was about D.C.Thomson.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank DomandPerry
Reviewed 4 days ago

Very good compact Museum and Art Gallery, the building is lovely and the video at the entrance is worth viewing, it shows the interesting history of the building. In my opinon best Museum in Dundee.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank YoungGordon
Reviewed 4 days ago

Im not young, have lived most of my life in Scotland, and never knew this place existed ..... what a joy to visit after the ( inferior) V&A. Greeted by a delightful member of staff who suggested we start with the short introductory film -...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank grayfam
Reviewed 4 days ago

Much better than the V&A if you like proper museums. Lots and lots to see and all in the city centre.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank sheddybong
Reviewed 5 days ago

We stayed in Dundee for a couple of nights with the plan to visit the new V&A Museum...what a disappointment...all show and no real substance. So, we headed for the McManus...what a place!!! This is a must for anyone visiting Dundee. The variety of exhibits...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank tsrland
Reviewed 5 days ago

It's a lovely old building which regularly hosts fascinating exhibitions. The recent Bash Street Kids celebration of Dundee's wildest class was absolutely delightful. Just the right mix of information, nostalgia and fun. It regularly has really interesting exhibits. The cafe is very good and reasonably...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Iain M
Reviewed 5 days ago

Very well presented slices of history with many exhibits and artefacts. A great place to while away a couple of hours, and learn from history

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Frank M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Really nice little museum in a beautiful building. Well worth a visit, and entry is free, what more can you ask for.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 912kohara
LACDundee, Administrator at The McManus: Dundee's Art Gallery & Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

A five star review - thank you!

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June 25, 2018|
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Response from LACDundee | Property representative |
Hi unfortunately we do not have translation facilities within the galleries.
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