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The Great Tapestry of Scotland

The Great Tapestry of Scotland is set to return to Dundee, with dates announced today for a two-month exhibition of previously unseen panels at Verdant Works this Summer from 26 August – 22 October 2017A stunning record of Scotland’s history, created by over 1000 volunteer embroiderers, the Great Tapestry of...
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New Acquisiton

Dr Reginal Koettlitz - Spoon made from the broken shoe of a sledge runner. Dundee Heritage Trust were able to buy a new artefact which was owned by Dr Reginal Koettlitz, the surgeon who served on board with Captain Scott on the 1901-04 National Antarctic Expedition.Dundee Heritage Trust would like to...
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Full Steam Ahead!! HLF back for High Mill Open Gallery Project

The Heritage Lottery Fund have approved Dundee Heritage Trust’s Second Round grant application for £1.895 million towards the High Mill Open Gallery Project at Scotland’s Jute Museum @ Verdant Works. This funding will allow the Trust to finally embark on this exciting £2.9 million project to complete the restoration of...
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Winner of the Entrepreneurial Museum Award at the Museum & Heritage Awards

The Museum & Heritage Awards celebrate best practice within museums, galleries and heritage visitor attractions across the UK. Eleven awards are presented over a variety of different categories such as Permanent Exhibition, Marketing Campaign, Innovations and Education Initiative, all judged by a panel of leading experts from the sector.Scotland’s Jute Museum...
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Shortlisted for Museum and Heritage Award

'From Carriers to Coffins - Jute in the 20th Century' has been shortlisted for a Museum & Heritage Award Last year's successful exhibition has been shortlisted for the Winstan Bond for Entrepreneurial Museum/Attraction award category in the Museum and Heritage Award.The winner will be announced on Wednesday 16th May at a...
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Dr Reginald Koettlitz – loan of artefacts and launch of book

Ann Koettlitz, great-niece of Dr Reginald Koettlitz who served on the 1901-04 Discovery Expedition presented Gill Poulter from Dundee Heritage Trust with a number of artefacts which were used by her great-uncle on this expedition. Dr Reginald Koettlitz was appointed senior surgeon and bacteriologist on Discovery in 1900. Aged 40, he...
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£500,000 Fighting Fund for the High Mill

Dundee Heritage Trust has been working with the Tayside Building Preservation Trust to secure the future of the Verdant Work’s High Mill. The mill, a category A listed building is next to the Verdant Works Museum and was constructed in 1833 for the flax spinner David lynsday. The building is...
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Verdant Works one of the best Museums in the UK

The 2009 edition of the Lonely Planet has hailed Verdant Works as one of the best museums in the UK. This is excellent news for DHT and is encouraging for the city of Dundee showcasing it to millions of potential visitors. Verdant Works was a former winner of ‘European Industrial Museum...
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Heritage Lottery Funded work

The £688,000 Heritage Lottery Funded Conservation and Restoration Project has been completed and a reception to celebrate this work was held at Discovery Point on Thursday 2nd July. Discovery has not had an engine since the Second World War and the engine space itself has been closed to visitors. Finally, after...
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