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Top 10 attractions in Dundee

If you're heading to Dundee, there's loads to keep you busy and the kids entertained. Here's 10 of our favourites.

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Dundee Science Centre

Dundee Science Centre

Explore your senses at the Dundee Science Centre where you can find out everything you need to know about sight, hearing, taste, smell and touch. Get involved in one of the many workshops. Check out whats on before you go at Dundee Science Centre

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Olympia Leisure Centre

Olympia Leisure Centre

Enjoy the many flumes, get whisked away on the lazy river, bob along with the wave pool or take a dive of the dales. A great day out for the family at Olympia Swimming pool

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Camperdown Wildlife Park

Camperdown Wildlife Park

An amazing day out with monkeys, bears, wildcats as well as the more docile bunny rabbits, chickens and guinea pigs. You can watch the animals being fed and even enjoy a coffee and cake in the cafe afterwards.

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RRS Discovery

RRS Discovery

Step aboard and learn all about Scott and Shackelton's first expedition to Antarctica! You can see what they ate, how they lived on the famous ship made in Dundee.

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Verdant Works

Verdant Works

Visit the interactive displays in this restored 19th century mill that tells the story of Dundee's famous past when Jute was one of its most profitable exports.

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Take a photo opportunity...

Take a photo opportunity...

Dundee is also famous for its journalism history. Go in search of Oor Wullie, Desparate Dan, Minnie the Minx or Bananaman and snap some of our all time favourite cartoon characters.

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The McManus Art Gallery and Museum

The McManus Art Gallery and Museum

If the weather isn't great (or even if it is) you can learn a lot about Dundee and everything else at the McManus Art Gallery and Museum. With 8 galleries to explore and everything from Egyptian archaeology to artefacts from industries past and present, there's something to capture everyone's imaginiation.

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Enjoy some retail therapy

Enjoy some retail therapy

Both the Wellgate and Overgate shopping centres are right in the heart of the City Centre and offer an amazing choice of shops to suit anyone looking for a bargain. From Oasis and Next to Smiggle and Argos, there's a huge choice of shopping to choose from

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Visit The Law

Visit The Law

This historical monument build in memory of WW1 soldiers from the area, is the highest point in Dundee. Overlooking the Tay Bridge and all of Dundee, it provides a view to remember.

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Dundee Museum of Transport

Dundee Museum of Transport

For a day out indoors, enjoy a trip down memory lane and experience the nostalgia of Dundee Museum of Transport. Trucks, vans, motorbikes, buses, cars and trams...if you, or the kids love transport, you'll love a day out here. If you're lucky you might even see Chitty Chitty Bang Bang!