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A magnificent Victorian, Gothic building where art, history and the environment combine to offer a fascinating into Dundee.

The McManus: Dundee’s Art Gallery & Museum, is home to Dundee's main collection spanning 400 million years and has been at the heart of art and culture in the City since 1867. Eight beautiful open gallery spaces house fascinating exhibitions of art, history and the environment, giving a fascinating insight into Dundee. Visitors can learn about early man in the area, admire stunning paintings and explore artefacts from industries past and present. In addition to the permanent displays, there is a changing programme of exhibitions and events throughout the year.

Enjoy a Tour of the permanent galleries at The McManus, with our Audio Guide Handsets. The Tour gives an introduction to the history of The McManus, takes in the Gothic Hall and highlights some of the city's collections in the Landscapes & Lives gallery, artworks in the Victoria Gallery, and also features information on architecture, shipbuilding and the nationally significant whaling collections in Dundee and The World and Making of Modern Dundee galleries. The Handsets are available for hire on a first-come first-serve basis in the following languages - English, French, German, Spanish, Italian and Mandarin. Take advantage of a special 20% discount on the Audio Guides and quote code Web20 at McManus Reception.

The McManus Shop stocks a wide range of historical reproductions, traditional toys, books and jewellery. The welcoming café with an outdoor terrace boasts an extensive menu.

Admission Free.
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(info correct at May 2019)

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Mar 2020 Dundee From the River 1790-1890 No reviews
Mar 2020 Time and Tide: The Transformation of the Tay No reviews
Mar 2020 A Love Letter to Dundee: Joseph McKenzie Photographs 1964-1987 No reviews
Jan 2020 First Foot at the McManus No reviews
Dec 2019 Christmas at the McManus No reviews
Dec 2019 Talk: A Woman's Perspective No reviews
Nov 2019 A Woman's Perspective No reviews
Nov 2019 Talk: As We See It No reviews
Sep 2019 Among the Polar Ice No reviews
Jun 2019 As We See It: Twentieth Century Scottish Art No reviews
Apr 2019 Links with the Past No reviews
Mar 2019 Wise Ways: Travels of a Dundee Doctor No reviews
May 2018 Festival of Museums 2018: Generation | Dundee No reviews
May 2018 Are Ye Dancin’? – We’re Askin’! No reviews
May 2018 Iconic Dundee: Fashion Anyone? No reviews
Apr 2018 Revealing Characters No reviews
Mar 2018 Face to Face No reviews

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