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Welcome to the
Museum of
Archaeology

The Museum of Archaeology's collections range from the prehistoric to the post-medieval. A display showcasing the Museum's collections is now open at Palace Green Library.

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What's On View All Events

Monday, October 16, 2017

Visit the Museum of Archaeology Durham University to view a new and important addition to the display.

Exhibitions

Binchester Exposed

Our online exhibition explores Binchester Roman Fort and gives an insight into life in the North of the Roman Empire.

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Reviews

This is a very well-explained Archeology museum, and very conveniently placed, in its new site at Palace Green

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Well worth seeing...

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A hidden gem amongst so many on Palace Green

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The palace Green Library houses a superb exhibition. The Living on the Hills, 10,000 years of Durham exhibits are free to view and are well worth visiting.

OPENING HOURS AND ADMISSION

Open to all

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The gallery is based in Palace Green Library and is open Monday, 12 – 5pm and Tuesday to Sunday, 10am – 5pm.

Adults Free
Concessions Free
Children (over 5) Free
Infants Free
Durham University Campus Card holders Free

TEACHING AND RESEARCH

Our collections are available to anyone for research and to support teaching and lifelong learning. Our staff will be happy to help you.

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4SCHOOLS

Discover our wide range of school visits, from Romans and Normans, to Tudors and Victorians. All sessions are now available in our new gallery.

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What's on

Everyone's History: 20 years of the Portable Antiquities Scheme and the Treasure Act

7 November 2017 - 28 May 2018
This exhibition celebrates 20 years of the Portable Antiquities Scheme and the Treasure Act but also the archaeology that is discovered everyday by the public.

WHATS' ON

Opening 5th November, Everyone's History: 20 years of the Portable Antiquities Scheme and the Treasure Act