A mercat cross is an old market cross found in Scottish towns and cities where merchants would gather. They became focal points for local gatherings. Dundee's Mercat Cross dates back to 1586, is carved from stone and features a resin-bronze unicorn sculpted by Scott Sutherland in the 1960s.

University of Dundee Museum Collections

The University of Dundee holds unique and fascinating museum collections including scientific instruments, natural history specimens and an impressive art collection of paintings, prints and textiles.There is always something interesting to see in the free public exhibition galleries, plus there...

Attractions

Dundee has plenty of places to see and visit whether you are looking for a family day out, want to visit one of the annual events, or want to learn more about the city's history with its monuments and landmarks, its maritime heritage, the arrival of jute or the city's new scientific and design...