• 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
    Digital Fundraiser success...

    Though our Crowdfunder is now closed, you can still make a donation here.

    We were delighted with the excellent response from all our supporters to the Crowdfunder.  We have been able to raise more than £25,000 in aid of our Buoyancy Project and donations are still coming in.  

    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
Digital Fundraiser success...

Though our Crowdfunder is now closed, you can still make a donation here.

We were delighted with the excellent response from all our supporters to the Crowdfunder.  We have been able to raise more than £25,000 in aid of our Buoyancy Project and donations are still coming in.  

Plan a Visit

Open Tuesday to Sunday: 10:30am - 3:30pm
(last entry 3:00pm)

  • Good to go

  • Good to go

  • 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

  • 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...

  • March 13, 2020

    Meet the Team – Bethany...

  • March 13, 2020

    Meet the Team – Bethany...

  • March 05, 2020

    Meet the Team – Juan Manuel...

  • March 05, 2020

    Meet the Team – Juan Manuel...

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