Discovery Point has halved its admissions charges while restoration work is carried out on the RRS Discovery in Dundee.
Work began on Tuesday and the ship will now be closed to the public for three weeks while the masts and rigging are taken down for repair.
Spars from the masts were taken down on Tuesday morning.
These guys work quick. Foremast spars coming down. pic.twitter.com/vT1gW3PDyh
— Mark Munsie (@markmunsie) November 1, 2016
While the ship is out of bounds to visitors, admission to Discovery Point itself will be reduced by 50%.
It is expected it will take nine months to completely repair Captain Scott’s famous expedition ship.
A crowdfunding campaign will run throughout November to help raise funds for the work.
Paul Jennings, executive director for Dundee Heritage Trust, said: “Discovery Point is one of Dundee’s key places to visit and hugely popular with both locals and tourists.
“That’s why we will continue to keep our doors open at Discovery Point while the rigging work is underway. Visitors will not only enjoy 50% off admission to the exhibition, they will see history in the making.
“The last time the Discovery’s masts came down was when she came into dock in Dundee in 1992.”