The Denny Ship Model Experiment Tank

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Glasgow Road, Dumbarton, G82 1QY, Scotland

01389 763444


Open daily 10am 4pm, Monday to Saturday. All admission tickets are non-transferable. Visit the Denny Ship Model Experiment Tank, Dumbarton to discover how William Denny and Brothers innovative and experimental approach to shipbuilding made waves in the shipbuilding industry from the 1800s to 1963. See the worlds first commercial ship model experiment tank, the length of a football pitch Enter the world of the bygone ship designer in William Dennys drawing office, and find out how to design your own ship. Learn about Denny Brothers, builders of the famous Cutty-Sark and inventors of the Denny helicopter, Denny hovercraft and Denny-Brown stabilisers. Discover ship models, photographs and historic objects in the Propeller shop. Experience the working environment of the traditional model makers, clay moulders and carpenters in 1882. Try your hand at smoothing and carving a real wax hull model.

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