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Your Visit

4schools welcomes school parties of all ages to visit and use Durham University’s Museums, Library and Special Collections, Botanic Garden and Durham Castle. We offer a wide range of education visits and learning resources for different curriculum areas and Key Stages.

After exploring our programme of workshops, choose the appropriate option below to plan and arrange your visit. Or if you have an idea for a visit or you want to see or do something in particular, get in touch!

Museums, Castle and Palace Green Library

Find information to help you plan and book your visit, as well as what you need to know on the day of your visit.

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Botanic Garden

Plan and book your visit to the Botanic Garden and download hazard identification information.

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Sixth form visits

We welcome sixth form students to use resources at Durham University Library and offer workshops looking at primary sources from our Archives and Special Collections.

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Admission charges

Children £4.00
Accompanying adults Free
Preliminary visits for teachers Free