Broughty Castle Museum


Castle Approach, Broughty Ferry, Angus, DD5 2TF

    Discover the people, environment, history and wildlife of Broughty Ferry in this amazing 15th century coastal fort, which houses a fascinating museum. Enjoy stunning views of Broughty Beach and the Tay estuary.

    This 15th century coastal fort has faced many battles and sieges, and was rebuilt in the 19th century as part of the River Tay's coastal defence system.

    It now houses a fascinating museum featuring displays on the life and times of Broughty Ferry, its people, the environment and the wildlife that lives close by.

    Don't miss the Orchar Gallery, featuring a selection of paintings from the amazing Orchar Collection. Enjoy the spectacular views over the River Tay from the observation post. You may even be able to spot a dolphin or two. 

    Refreshments and a gift shop are available. Tourist information is also available at the Neighbourhood Information Point. Admission is free.

    As a fortified and listed building, Broughty Castle has restricted access for people whose mobility is limited. Due to the spiral staircase in the castle, access for wheelchair users is not possible.

    3 Museum
    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    2016 Opening Times
    1 Jan 2016 - 31 Dec 2016

    Apr to Sept:
    Mon to Sat 10am-4pm, Sun 12.30-4pm
    Oct to Mar:
    Tue to Sat 10am-4pm, Sun 12.30-4pm

    Open all year except public holidays at Christmas and New Year. Please check with venue for dates.


    • Tea & Coffee Available


    • ASVA Member
    • No Smoking Permitted


    • Coastal Location


    • Public Parking Nearby


    • Toilets

    Leisure Facilities

    • Gift Shop

    Special Requirements

    • Coach Parties Welcome
    • Families
    • Groups Welcome
    • School Groups Welcome
    • Senior Citizens
    • Single Travellers
    • Young People

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    • Parking provided for visitors
      • Within about 50 metres of the attraction

    This information is self-assessed; therefore we accept no liability for its accuracy. Please contact the venue for further information.

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