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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.
To ensure the safety and well-being of our staff and visitors, our museums, galleries and Botanic Garden will remain closed until early 2021. Stay in touch with the Museum of Archaeology on Instagram and Facebook.
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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 currently closed until further notice.
The gallery is based in Palace Green Library and is usually open Monday, 12 – 5pm and Tuesday to Sunday, 10am – 5pm.
|Children (over 5)||Free|
|Durham University Campus Card holders||Free|
Live Online School Sessions
While the museum remains closed our Learning and Engagement Team are offering a range of interactive primary, secondary and post-16 sessions as live online 'virtual visits'.