Denny Tank Museum

4.5 Currently Closed
  • Address: Castle St, Dumbarton G82 1QS, UK, United Kingdom
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  • Timings: 10:00 am - 04:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +44-1389763444
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Tags: Museum, Family And Kids, Point Of Interest

Even if are not into ships, the Denny Tank Museum in Dumbarton will keep you hooked to the history of nautical engineering. The shipping and shipbuilding history is made alive in this museum. This Maritime museum is open from Monday to Saturday from 10 am to 4 pm. You will get to know how William Denny and Brothers’ initiative created a stir in the shipbuilding history from the 1800s to 1963s. World’s first commercial ship model and its carriage running is the most interesting part of the tour. You can visit William Denny’s drawing office and get to know how to build and design your own ship. Various photographs, historical objects, and ship models are displayed in the Propeller Shop. You can also try out smoothing and carving a real wax hull model or test different hull designs in the mini experiment tank with its own wave making the machine. Apart from that, the Corner Café is there serving the finest of snacks and meal.

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How to Reach Denny Tank Museum

  • Buses 1B, 208, 218, 340, The One to stop : Castle Street
  • Buses 1A, 1B, 206, 208, 218, 340, The One to stop : St Mary’s Way

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  • Denny Tank Museum Address: Castle St, Dumbarton G82 1QS, UK, United Kingdom
  • Denny Tank Museum Contact Number: +44-1389763444
  • Denny Tank Museum Timing: 10:00 am - 04:00 pm
  • Denny Tank Museum Price: Free
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  • 95% of people who visit Dumbarton include Denny Tank Museum in their plan

  • 54.84% of people start their Denny Tank Museum visit around 10 AM - 11 AM

  • People usually take around 30 Minutes to see Denny Tank Museum

Monday, Tuesday and Thursday

62.96% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Denny Tank Museum

People normally club together Auchentoshan Distillery and Levengrove Park while planning their visit to Denny Tank Museum.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

Denny Tank Museum Reviews & Ratings

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  • Very interesting museum with top notch, knowledgeable staff. Would highly recommend to anyone with an interest in machines, ships and boats, engineering, drafting, architecture, or design. There are also interactive displays for the kids. Worth a visit!

  • I visited this place last as i love boats. Got a nice cafe. One of the staff showed me around. Very interesting. I learned a lot. Bought a model lighthouse to take home. Recommend.

  • Fascinating place if you are interested in ships. Very welcoming. Small cafe inside

  • A unique piece of maritime history. A working hydrodynamic testing tank and the story behind shipbuilding in Dumbarton.

  • Great staff and food, an absolute for full Scottish breakfast.

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