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Tours & Trails

Audio Tours & Interactive Experiences

Explore the museum in a new light with these self-guided audio tours, available through the Smartify app. Supported by Art Fund.

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Download the Smartify App

Get the most out of the museum by downloading the Smartify app before your visit.

Visitors in the Scottish Design Galleries

Scottish Design Galleries

Explore the stories of the objects within the Scottish Design Galleries with the power of your mobile phone. Scan any of our objects using the Smartify app to learn more about our fascinating collection.

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Stories From The Building

Take an trip around the building and explore this feat of architecture and engineering from a new perspective, featuring audio excerpts from key contributors to the construction of the building.

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V&A Dundee Museum Tour

Free | Every day at 11.00 & 13.30 | Pre-booking required

Join us to discover the remarkable stories behind our architecture and take a detailed look at the most popular objects in the Scottish Design Galleries.

Meet downstairs at the welcome desk. We recommend arriving 10 minutes before the start.

Part of this tour takes place outside so suitable clothing and footwear is advised.

Printed Trails

seek + peek!

A free playful trail around our waterfront plaza. Designed by Dundee-based illustrator Cara Rooney, this colourful trail will take you and your family on a waterfront wander of discovery around our plaza, the urban beach and gardens. What will you discover and do today? Pick up a trail from our welcome desk!

Selkie Trail

Join Selkie the Seal on a trail to find out more about our incredible building! Pick up a free, family-friendly self-guided trail from our Welcome Desk then explore the museum. Sketch, wander and find out fun facts about our architecture and design. When you’ve finished, collect an Official Explorer stamp and Selkie’s Seal of Approval!

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99 Things to See & Do in Dundee

Creative Dundee’s 99 Things to See and Do in Dundee is the perfect crowdsourced guide to help you get to know the city.

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