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What's On

You can still explore the collections and learn from home while we are closed with our Museum from Home free online resources.

Our staff are also working to ensure that, when we are able to reopen, we have a full programme of events and exhibitions. The listings on this page give you an idea of what we are planning for the future.

Featured exhibitions and events View all events

Saturday, August 1, 2020

Discover evidence of 2000 years of life in Durham.

Saturday, August 1, 2020

Come to our family-friendly gallery, and discover the rich archaeological history of Durham from prehistoric times until the 21st century.

Events

Exhibition
Saturday, August 1, 2020 - Saturday, December 31, 2022

Come to our family-friendly gallery, and discover the rich archaeological history of Durham from prehistoric times until the 21st century.

Family activity
Saturday, August 1, 2020 - Sunday, August 2, 2020

Cats love to sing, shout and yowl, so make your own big-mouthed cat puppet to take home!

Family activity
Monday, August 3, 2020

Our group for under 5s and their parents and carers includes fun crafts, messy play, storytelling and singing.

Family activity
Tuesday, August 4, 2020

Palace Green Library stands on a World Heritage Site, famous for knights and soldiers. Search our Museum of Archaeology and find out all about swords that have been used throughout history. Decorate your sword, name it and take it home!

Family activity
Saturday, August 8, 2020 - Sunday, August 9, 2020

Make and decorate a cat ear crown to wear with pride as you visit our exhibitions this summer!

Family activity
Monday, August 10, 2020

Our group for under 5s and their parents and carers includes fun crafts, messy play, storytelling and singing.

Family activity
Monday, August 17, 2020

Our group for under 5s and their parents and carers includes fun crafts, messy play, storytelling and singing.