Arbroath Signal Tower Museum
Signal Tower Museum, Ladyloan
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Beside Arbroath's harbour, on the sea front, stands an elegant complex of regency buildings built in 1813. The building formed the shore station for the families of the lighthouse keepers that served on the Bell Rock Lighthouse. Arbroath Signal Tower Museum collects artefacts, photographs and archive material relating to the history of Arbroath and District. The collections are especially representative of the Burgh.
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Barry Mill is a magnificent example of Scotland's industrial heritage. It is set in a secluded area beside the Barry Burn, with a working mill, ladeside and burnside walks, and guided tours. Exhibition explaining the role of the mill in the rural economy. Milling demonstrations - normally on Sunday afternoons and for pre-booked groups. A working example of a traditional water-powered oatmeal mill.
Broughty Castle Museum
Castle Approach, Broughty Ferry
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Broughty Castle is a 15th century fort, housing fascinating displays on the life and times of Broughty Ferry and seashore life. Be intrigued by the armour in the military gallery and the history of the soldiers who were stationed in the building.
Camperdown Country Park
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A neo-classical house built in 1828 and designed by the architect William Burn. It was named after the Battle of Camperdown, where Admiral Adam Duncan triumphed over the Dutch fleet in 1797.
Discovery Point & RRS Discovery
Discovery Quay, Riverside Drive
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This is the story of Discovery from her beginnings in Dundee and Captain Scott's remarkable Antarctic expedition, through her long ocean-going career until her final journey home. Find out about life on board and the essential design features that allowed her to survive the extreme polar conditions.
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His Majesty's Frigate Unicorn, of 46 guns, was built for the Royal Navy in the Royal Dockyard at Chatham and launched in 1824. She is now the world's last intact warship from the days of sail, one of the six oldest ships in the world and Scotland's only representative of the sailing navy.
House of Dun - National Trust Scotland
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With so much history behind it, the rich character of the House of Dun is sure to keep you occupied all day. The Dun Estate was home to the Erskine family from 1375 until 1980, but archaeological evidence shows that people have lived here for at least 9,000 years.
J M Barrie's Birthplace
9 Brechin Road
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In this two-storeyed house J M Barrie (1860-1937), the creator of Peter Pan, was born. The upper floors are furnished as they may have been when Barrie lived there.
Montrose Air Station Heritage Centre
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The earliest air station in Britain, established 1913 by the Royal Flying Corps, dating from a period of manned flight when planes were, quite literally, kites. The museum features a fascinating photographic archive and collection of aviation memorabilia, artefacts and vehicles relating to the flying history of Montrose.
North Carr Lightship
c/o South Victoria Dock Road
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North Carr is the only remaining Scottish lightship. She protected shipping off Fife Ness until 1975 when she was briefly berthed as a tourist attraction in Anstruther Harbour.
Scotland's Jute Museum @ Verdant Works
West Henderson's Wynd
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Scotland's Jute Museum @ Verdant Works weaves the tale of jute with the life and work of old Dundee, from the incredible rise of the industry to its subsequent decline. At Scotland's Jute Museum @ Verdant Works the rattle and the roar of the orgininal restored machinery transport you back over 100 years to an era when jute was king and Dundee was its realm.
St Vigeans Sculptured Stones
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A fascinating and very important collection of over 30 Pictish carved stones housed in a cottage in the charming village of St Vigeans. In the village of St Vigeans 0.5m N of Arbroath off of the A92.