Dundee is a diverse and lively city, where there are many things to see and do, with museums, galleries, historical buildings, and beautiful parks and surrounding countryside. For entertainment you could perhaps go to Caird Hall, which hosts a variety of entertainment and events including ballet, classical music performances, pop concerts, musicals and comedy, or you could see a film at the Odeon cinema. For a meal out, there are many restaurants to choose from and a wide range of international cuisines. You’ll find a good variety of pubs and bars in the city, with a number of them having regular live music.
There’s a good choice for shopping in Dundee, which includes the Overgate Shopping Centre, where you’ll you find a large range of different stores, and there’s a wide variety of shops around the city. For business, there are number of conference centres which include West Park and University of Dundee, and Edinburgh Airport (59 miles) and Glasgow Airport (89 miles) serve Dundee for international air travel.
Dundee Car Hire
Wherever you are in Dundee, it’s guaranteed that you’ll to get a car from one of the leading suppliers who provide Dundee car hire services, you can choose from many of the suppliers including Avis, Enterprise, Europcar, Firefly, Hertz, InterRent, Sixt and others.
Among the many places to visit in Dundee, here are some suggestions for you:
The McManus Art Gallery and Museum
At this fascinating museum and gallery you’ll find large collections of works relating to Dundee, as well as international exhibits, and cover a number of areas which include the archaeology, social history, fine art, geology and zoology. Collections include costumes, ceramics, coins, paintings, fossils and ancient Egyptian and Greek artefacts.
Broughty Castle Museum
This castle, built in the 15th century and now a museum, has interesting displays about history of Broughty Ferry, including the social and natural history, and from the Castle you’ll have a great view across the beach and River Tay.
You can visit this impressive ship that took Captain Scott on his expedition to the Antarctic. You can look around this research ship and all its features and learn about its sailing history and everyday life aboard the ship.
Dundee Museum of Transport
Come here for a look at this interesting transport collection which includes classic cars, buses, horse drawn ambulance, tram, fire engine, steam roller and old photographs.
Dundee Science Centre
This centre has lots of interactive scientific exhibits with special emphasis on the senses, as well as a space shows, robots and forensic science, and the centre has regular interesting exhibitions.
Camperdown Country Park
This is a beautiful park with many trees, plants and landscaped areas, and you can relax in the attractive and peaceful surroundings. There is also a fun play area for children with climbing activities, slides and bridges and the Park holds popular events and festivals throughout the year.
Camperdown Wildlife Centre
Located in Camperdown Country Park is this fascinating wildlife centre where you can see many animals which include brown bears, pine martens, lemurs, porcupines, marmosets, wallabies, otters, owls, eagles, peacocks and storks.
You can come and visit this museum, which was previously a jute mill, and see interesting exhibits relating to the Dundee’s textile industrial history, including machinery, costumes, photographs, patterns, tools and interactive features.
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