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The Museum of Archaeology's collections range from the prehistoric to the post-medieval. Our gallery charting the story of Durham is housed within Palace Green Library.
Pre-booking is required. Free entry to visitors. Visit our webpages for more information.
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Enjoy our new special exhibition exploring the rich prehistoric and Roman archaeology of Durham
Picturing the Romans invites you to explore the daily life of Romans through images found on Samian Ware, a type of decorated Roman pottery.
You will discover how this pottery was produced and the way people lived thousands of years ago through objects they left behind.
Opening 9th June 2022
10,000 years of Durham - enjoyable visit
Really enjoyed my visit here. The small but well thought out exhibition displays a good balance of artefacts for each relevant period.”
A very interesting exhibition
OPENING HOURS AND ADMISSION
Open to all
The Museum of Archaeology is open Monday-Sunday 10am-5pm. We will be closed on Friday 3 June for the Platinum Jubilee bank holiday.
Free entry to all our visitors.
|Children (over 5)||Free|
|Durham University Campus Card holders||Free|