Broughty Castle Museum
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. Entry is free.
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. In 2019, the Castle celebrates it's 50th anniversary as a museum!
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.
Open year round, seasonal times are as follows:
April-Sept: Mon to Sat 10am-4pm and Sun 12.30-4pm
Oct-Mar: Tue to Sat 10am-4pm and Sun 12.30-4pm.
Please see our website for more details including our programme of events, activities and displays.
No Pets Allowed
Public Toilet Facilities
No credit cards accepted
Transport and Parking
Public Parking Nearby
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