Planning a visit to the V&A Dundee


Planning a visit to the V&A Dundee

Explore the friendly environment of Dundee's waterfront and be inspired by design. Everyone is invited! If you are looking for a place to stay while visiting the V&A, Dundee, then look no further than our luxury Serviced Apartments

NOTE: The V&A asks visitors to continue wearing a facial covering to keep the staff and customers safe. The V&A will not enforce this, but they appreciate any cooperation in ensuring the comfort of all guests and employees.

You can be assured that the V&A will take care of you with improved cleanliness, contactless payments, and complimentary hand sanitiser. They also support the Distance Aware initiative, which encourages visitors and staff members to consider others' spaces. They ask you to please be cautious near anyone wearing the Distance Aware emblem and give them some space if you see them. Find out more.

The V&A asks that if you have any Covid symptoms, please stay at home and follow the Scottish Government's instructions. They will gladly reschedule any previously purchased tickets to a later date. 

Getting there

Where? V&A Dundee

Riverside Esplanade, Dundee, DD1 4EZ

+44 (0) 1382 411 611

You can travel to the V&A by local transportwalkingcycling or by driving. The museum is a ten-minute drive from Dundee Airport.


While the museum does not have its own car park, there are many Dundee City Council-owned car parks across the city.

On the Tay Road Bridge side of the Tay Road Bridge, public parking is accessible on South Crichton Street, close to the museum. There are nine parking spaces available, as well as six Blue Badge-accessible places. Visitors to the museum can also utilise this location as a 'drop off' and 'pick up' point. Discovery Point and Slessor Gardens are two more adjacent council car parks.


The museum offers a variety of access provisions to make everyone feel welcome. It was designed with inclusion and accessibility in mind. You can take a virtual tour to familiarise yourself with the museum and its amenities.

Disabled badge holders can park in any car park for free and without a time limit. As mentioned previously, six access parking places for Blue Badge holders are available in the public parking lot right adjacent to the museum. For deaf and visually impaired tourists, BSL translated and live described tours are provided.

Food and beverages

On your visit, stop for a bite to eat or a cup of coffee. Take a seat upstairs at Tatha Bar & Kitchen for breakfast, lunch, or afternoon tea. Or stop by the coffee cart in Locke Hall to enjoy cake and coffee in the riverside seating area.

Afternoon tea reservations must be made at least 24 hours in advance. Otherwise, reservations aren't required, but it is recommended to ensure you receive a seat at your preferred time.

Opening times

Food: 10.00 to 16.00 | Drinks: 10.00 to 17.00, Wednesday to Monday.

Does Dundee sound like a place you'd like to explore? Why not book a stay in our serviced apartments and take in the sights of the city! Book now on our website.

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