• The Most Original Old Ship In The World

    The Most Original Old Ship In The World

    Nearly 200 years old, HMS Unicorn is one of the world's most remarkable historic ships, preserved as a museum and visitor attraction in Dundee

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    Summer Opening Hours

    We are open Tuesday to Sunday
    10AM to 4PM, (last entry 3:30PM)

    The Most Original Old Ship In The World

    Nearly 200 years old, HMS Unicorn is one of the world's most remarkable historic ships, preserved as a museum and visitor attraction in Dundee

This website will be offline for maintenance 7:30am
until 8:30am on Friday 20th May 2022

Summer Opening Hours

We are open Tuesday to Sunday
10AM to 4PM, (last entry 3:30PM)

Visiting the ship
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Events

May 19, 2022

Grog Tour at HMS Unicorn! ...

May 19, 2022

Grog Tour at HMS Unicorn! ...

May 19, 2022

Grog Tour at HMS Unicorn! ...

May 19, 2022

Grog Tour at HMS Unicorn! ...

June 02, 2022

Brew and Blether...

June 02, 2022

Brew and Blether...

June 02, 2022

Jackspeak Tour at HMS Unicorn...

June 02, 2022

Jackspeak Tour at HMS Unicorn...

June 02, 2022

Jackspeak Tour at HMS Unicorn...

June 02, 2022

Jackspeak Tour at HMS Unicorn...

June 04, 2022

Volunteer Drop in Sesison...

June 04, 2022

Volunteer Drop in Sesison...

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  • Short Visit (1 hour)

  • Short Visit (1 hour)

  • Longer Visit (2-3 Hours)

  • Longer Visit (2-3 Hours)

Building the Unicorn

HMS Unicorn was built for the Royal Navy in the Royal Dockyard at Chatham and launched in 1824. She is a rare survivor from the days of sail, one of the six oldest ships in the world and Scotland's only representative of the sailing navy.

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Building the Unicorn

HMS Unicorn was built for the Royal Navy in the Royal Dockyard at Chatham and launched in 1824. She is a rare survivor from the days of sail, one of the six oldest ships in the world and Scotland's only representative of the sailing navy.

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History

Over the past 200 years, HMS Unicorn played a variety of roles in the Navy at Chatham, in Dundee, the Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve and in the community.

These roles both now and in the past mean she has a special place in many people’s hearts, however they have come to know her.

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History

Over the past 200 years, HMS Unicorn played a variety of roles in the Navy at Chatham, in Dundee, the Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve and in the community.

These roles both now and in the past mean she has a special place in many people’s hearts, however they have come to know her.

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Ship's Log

  • August 04, 2021

    Mermaids and Mystery...

  • August 04, 2021

    Mermaids and Mystery...

  • May 11, 2020

    Cataloguing HMS Unicorn's Collections ...

  • May 11, 2020

    Cataloguing HMS Unicorn's Collections ...

  • May 11, 2020

    ‘A Valuable and Useful Member’ – The Life of Sir Robert Seppings...

  • May 11, 2020

    ‘A Valuable and Useful Member’ – The Life of Sir Robert Seppings...

  • March 25, 2020

    Telling their Stories – An Exhibition on the Arctic Convoys of WW2...

  • March 25, 2020

    Telling their Stories – An Exhibition on the Arctic Convoys of WW2...

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