McManus Collections Unit


Barrack Street, Dundee, Tayside, DD1 1PG

    "The McManus Collections Unit is the permanent home for Dundee's history, archaeology and natural history collections.''

    Visitors can come along for a 'behind the scenes' glimpse of the City's history, archaeology and natural history collections, which comprise fascinating objects ranging from birds to butterflies, coins to costumes and fossils to foreign artifacts. The objects date from 400 million years ago to the present day, and many of them are internationally important.

    The McManus Collections Unit is open for guided tours on selected dates. For details, visit

    The tours are free, but places are limited. Booking is essential.

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

    Open on selected dates for guided tours. Please check website for details


    • ASVA Member
    • No Smoking Permitted


    • Paid Parking within easy distance
    • Public Parking Nearby


    • City Centre

    Public Transport Directions

    From the nearest information centre:- 15-minute walk from Dundee Visitor Information Centre

    Getting there by railway:- 15-minute walk from Dundee Rail Station

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