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Friday, June 14, 2019

This exciting new exhibition explores the daily lives of our prehistoric ancestors. Discover their pioneering inventions, and a never-before-seen Bronze Age hoard recently discovered in County Durham. This exhibition has been curated by a team of students from the Museum and Artefact Studies MA degree at Durham University.

Family activity
Saturday, May 25, 2019 - Sunday, May 26, 2019

This weekend Durham Library and Museum are marching in Durham’s Pride festival. Celebrate important LGBT people from history by writing poems and letters to them.

Family activity
Saturday, May 25, 2019 - Sunday, May 26, 2019

This weekend Durham Library and Museum are marching in Durham's Pride festival. Celebrate important LGBT people from history by writing poems and letters to them.

Family activity
Saturday, June 1, 2019 - Sunday, June 2, 2019

In June this year we are celebrating creativity in Durham with our wonderful Summer in the City festival. This month we will be giving Art Tours around the Bailey. This weekend we would love you to make art inspired by the University collection.

Family activity
Monday, June 3, 2019

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