HMS Unicorn


HMS Unicorn, Victoria Dock
Dundee DD1 3BP

Phone: 01382 200900

Contact Details

Operations Manager: Billy Rough
Victoria Dock
HMS Unicorn

Organisation Info

Charity No: SC0 02771
Hours: Summer 7 days per week 10am-5pm. Winter, open Tues-Sun 10am-4pm. Check website for more details
AIMS: Launched in 1824 HMS Unicorn is the third oldest ship in the world still afloat and one of the six oldest ships in the world! She is Scotland's Oldest Ship. She is Scotland’s only preserved warship and is the most completely original ship in the entire world to have survived from the golden age of sail.

Now a historic ship and visitor centre she provides the unique experience of life on board a 19th century Frigate.
Other Information: As well as a unique visitor attraction and museum, we also hold a variety of events throughout the year including kids pirate fun days, evening talks, plays, family ceilidhs, guided tours, live jazz, blues, folk and opera - to name but a few. HMS Unicorn is also available for private hire - weddings, parties, dinners, ceilidhs and more.

Please contact our Event Officer on: to find out more about hiring the ship for your function.

Volunteer Screening:  Yes
Expenses Paid:  No
Insurance Cover:   Yes
Volunteer Policy:   Yes

What They Do:
Various duties including guiding, maintenance, collections care, interpretation, IT, social media. events and hospitality, painting, joinery, gardening and other opportunities.

None, although HMS Unicorn is a historic ship volunteers with mobility problems may find access difficult.