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Museums, Castle and Palace Green Library

Explore the culture of China at the Oriental Museum and handle Roman artefacts from the Museum of Archaeology collections with 4schools. Or arrange a school visit to the Durham World Heritage Site, where pupils can explore what it was like to live in Durham Castle and look at medieval manuscripts at Palace Green Library!

Plan your visit

Find all the details you need to plan your school visit, including hazard identification information.

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Book your visit

Discover how to book your visit and complete our school visit booking form.

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On the day of your visit

Find out what will happen on the day of your visit, the level of supervision we expect you to provide and emergency arrangements.

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Admission charges

Children £4.00
Accompanying adults Free
Preliminary visits for teachers Free

Don't miss

Our new archaeology gallery

Palace Green Library

Ancient Egypt

Oriental Museum

Tours of the Garden

Botanic Garden