• 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
    We are open...

    Come and see us and say hello.  We will have revised opening hours for the next month at least:

    • 7th May - Friday to Sunday inclusive, 10am till last entry 3:30pm
    • 14th May - Friday to Sunday inclusive, 10am till 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
We are open...

Come and see us and say hello.  We will have revised opening hours for the next month at least:

  • 7th May - Friday to Sunday inclusive, 10am till last entry 3:30pm
  • 14th May - Friday to Sunday inclusive, 10am till last entry 3:30pm
Visiting the ship
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Events

May 25, 2021

Online Talk - The History of Chatham Dockyard...

May 25, 2021

Online Talk - The History of Chatham Dockyard...

June 29, 2021

Waiting in the Wings: Letters of a Pilot in World War II...

June 29, 2021

Waiting in the Wings: Letters of a Pilot in World War II...

July 01, 2021

Life as a Wren: A Story of the Second World War...

July 01, 2021

Life as a Wren: A Story of the Second World War...

July 14, 2021

Sailor Song: The Shanties and Ballads of the High Seas...

July 14, 2021

Sailor Song: The Shanties and Ballads of the High Seas...

  • 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

    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...

  • March 13, 2020

    Meet the Team – Bethany...

  • March 13, 2020

    Meet the Team – Bethany...

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