Day out with the kids in Dundee

A music event in Dundee
Events ››

Find detailed information on events and festivals in Dundee & Angus and plan a day out filled with music, food, art and more.

A steam train pulls into the station
Family days out ››

Dundee & Angus is a great destination for a family day out with museums, castles, wildlife centres and more for you to enjoy.

There are lots of things to do with the kids in Dundee - they can discover how to be an Arctic explorer, watch the wildlife or simply hide amongst the trees in a wooden playpark. But if you're looking for ideas for a whole day out with the kids in Dundee, follow our itinerary below of three nearby attractions. Check out the attractions for details on opening hours and special events.

Dundee Science Centre

Dundee Science Centre

Attraction

Begin your day out with the kids at the Dundee Science Centre. With over 60 hands-on exhibits depicting the senses, visitors aged from 4 to 104 can experience the magic of science.

HM Frigate Unicorn

HM Frigate Unicorn

Attraction

After the Science Centre, take the kids aboard the historic wooden ship, the HM Frigate Unicorn. Now 175 years old, the Frigate Unicorn is one of the world's most remarkable ships and Scotland's only example of a wooden warship.

The exterior of Mills Observatory, Balgay Park, Dundee

Mills Observatory

Attraction

Take the kids for fresh air on a walk through the woods of Balgay Park. The park is also home to Mills Observatory, where you can see breathtaking views of the stars and planets through the impressive Victorian refracting telescope.