Creative Dundee

Dundee Guide

Dundee is filled with places that promote creativity and culture, and we’ve brought some of them together on this page. From our crowdsourced guide to the city, to the many venues, hubs and heritage sites – have a look below and start your list of what to visit next!

99 Things to See and Do in Dundee

With the help of people who know and love the city, we produce a crowdsourced 99 Things guide sharing the truly unmissable places in and around Dundee.

Whether you’re visiting for the first time, staying as a student, have made the city their home or are a life-long Dundonian, our latest guide offers inspiration to explore, celebrate and connect with Dundee and all of the wonderful experiences it has to offer.

Download the guide or pick up your copy from spots around the city! And when you’re out and about exploring, be sure to share all the places you’ve visited using #DundeeGuide. We’d love to hear your favourite and unmissable spots on the map!

We also have an accessible, black and white version of the 99 Things to See and Do in Dundee guide available to download.

We created the city’s first crowdsourced guide back in 2012 and the newest edition marks the sixth update – huge thanks goes to Freya Allan for the wonderful illustrations, Agency of None for the brilliant design, and UNESCO City of Design Dundee; Dundee: One City, Many Discoveries; and V&A Dundee for supporting the production of the guide.

Download a PDF version of the 99 Things guide

We regularly post content related to to the guide on social media. We’d love to hear about your favourite places on the map – use #DundeeGuide to share your suggestions with us!

Spaces of Dundee


Cultural Spaces & Projects

Whether you’re new to the city or just want to explore, here’s a list of many of Dundee’s amazing cultural spaces.


Heritage Spaces

Find out more about some of the city’s heritage spaces – brilliant museums to visit that give insights into Dundee and beyond.


Dundee’s Creative Hubs

These important spaces, often led by passionate and committed small groups of individuals, have contributed to the transformation of Dundee’s cultural identity over the last few years.

UNESCO City of Design Dundee

Dundee became the UK’s only UNESCO City of Design in December 2014, joining UNESCO’s Creative Cities Network of global design cities, including Seoul, Kobe, Montréal, Shenzhen, Berlin, Buenos Aires, Helsinki, Bilbao and more. The designation is a prestigious award that recognises the huge contribution the city has made to design worldwide. Like other cities we have our challenges, but the City of Design status is something which Dundee can build on to do even greater things.


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