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Contact Us

For general enquiries, please use the contact details on the right. Information for specific enquiries is given below. 

School visits

During our redevelopment period we are offering all of our school visits as outreach sessions.

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Researching the collections

Discover how we can support your research, facilitate your visit to Durham or undertake research or photography on your behalf.

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Support for teaching

Our staff can help you run handling sessions, seminars or gallery talks for undergraduates and graduates based around our collections. 

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Deposit of archaeological collections 

The Museum is the deposit for archaeological collections excavated in Durham city. 

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Volunteering opportunities

We aim to provide as many opportunities for work experience, volunteering and skills development as we can. 

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See a full staff list

View a full list of staff working at Durham’s University Museums.

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Data Protection

We collect and process personal data in order to provide access to the buildings and collections in our care, in line with current legislation and professional standards. Personal information will not be shared outside Durham University.
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Visitor enquiries

Address Museum of Archaeology, Palace Green Library, Palace Green, Durham, DH1 3RN
Telephone +44 (0)191 334 2932

Opening hours and admission

The gallery is open Monday, 12 – 5pm and Tuesday to Sunday, 10am – 5pm.

Temporary Gallery closures

Thursday 30th May - closed all day.

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