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The McManus: Dundee's Art Gallery & Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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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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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Albert Square | Meadowside, Dundee DD1 1DA, Scotland
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The outside of the McManus, or Albert Institute as it was once known, is worth pausing to look at. Victorian architecture and craftsmanship at its very best. The interior is equally breathtaking: marble, sandstone, vaulted ceilings, curved staircases and more. The museum’s collection tells the...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Runninglaura
Reviewed 2 days ago

Wish I could have spent more time here. I was visiting Dundee for the first time and was very pleasantly surprised by the quality of this museum. Not an extensive art collection, but some very nice pieces. Plus some really interest history and natural history...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank johnpw
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Forget the Victoria and Albert. The McManus is the real deal. I especially love the history of Dundee section. Some very happy memories for all the family.

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

5* Thank you!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Thought this was a church but has always been an art gallery. Lovely building and space with excellent exhibitions - and... free entry !!

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

Thank you for a great review - its appreciated.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great combination of museum exhibition space and art gallery in an impressive civic building. An unheralded gem.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Aberdeen_Jon
LACDundee, Administrator at The McManus: Dundee's Art Gallery & Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

5* Thank you.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great place to visit you could spend a long time in here. The art side is wonderful such lovely paintings. The museum side has great displays.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank borrowdaleb
LACDundee, Administrator at The McManus: Dundee's Art Gallery & Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

5* Thank you!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A relatively small musuem but had lots of interesting things in it like the log boat used by early settlers. The exhibit on Dundee and the trades was very well presented. Nicely designed building.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank MixMasterMoll
LACDundee, Administrator at The McManus: Dundee's Art Gallery & Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Good to hear you had an interesting visit, thank you for your review.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very good museum with lots of interesting information about Dundee in the past. Would visit this museum before I would visit the new V&A in Dundee

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank linda S
LACDundee, Administrator at The McManus: Dundee's Art Gallery & Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your visit we hope you make a return visit to us in the future.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good local museum full of interest facts about the city of Dundee. Free entry and good display of artefacts

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank scotfalconer
LACDundee, Administrator at The McManus: Dundee's Art Gallery & Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review and 3* we do hope you will visit again in the future.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely old building with lots to see, Staff excellent very knowledgeable about the various exhibits. Really enjoyed our 2nd visit. Highly recommend

Date of experience: August 2019
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LACDundee, Administrator at The McManus: Dundee's Art Gallery & Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

"Fantastic" and 5* - thank you.

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lorrainek255
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Response from LACDundee | Property representative |
Hi unfortunately we do not have translation facilities within the galleries.
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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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