V&A Dundee, Opened on 15th September 2018, is an international centre for design for Scotland - the first ever design museum to be built in the UK outside London.
The V&A Dundee is housed in a world-class building at the heart of Dundee's Waterfront. It hosts major exhibitions, celebrates Scotland's design heritage, inspires and promotes contemporary talent, and seeks to encourage design innovation for the future.
The building was designed by renowned architect Kengo Kuma. Funding for the museum was achieved by both public and private donations including the Heritage Lottery Fund, Creative Scotland and a wide range of charitable trusts and companies. In addition to Scottish Government and lottery support. Construction started in 2015 - to view images of this unique building's construction click here
The V&A Dundee seeks to make a unique contribution to Scotland's cultural landscape, inspire generations and showcase Scotland's rich legacy of design.
The V&A Dundee can be contacted at: 01382 411611 or through the contact form on their website at: https://www.vam.ac.uk/dundee/info/contact
Getting to the V&A Dundee:
By Cycle: The V&A Dundee is located on the National Cycle Network and Dundee's Green Circular route. Cycle Parking stands are available outside the building. (luggage lockers are available inside the building for smaller items)
By Train: The V&A Dundee is located within sight of Dundee Railway Station - simply exit out of the main station doors and look to your right.
By Long Distance Bus: Dundee Bus Station is located on the east side of the city centre, about a 12 minute walk from the V&A Dundee. You can plan your route here or look out for the large wayfinder map signs located on the City Streets and within the Bus Station. Alternatively hop on the Service 360 local bus
By Car: Follow signs for City Centre or Discovery Point. The V&A Dundee has no dedicated parking but off-street parking is available in city centre car parks nearby. The most convenient car parks would be : Discovery Quay (a 3 minute walk from the museum) or the larger Greenmarket Multi Storey Car Park (a 7 minute walk from the museum). Limited on-street parking is also available to the north-east of the museum building on South Crichton Street.
By Air: Dundee Airport is located 2 miles from the museum and would take around 5-7 minutes by taxi, or 40 minutes to walk