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Past Exhibitions

Thursday, June 14, 2018 - Monday, October 29, 2018

An exhibition exploring the diverse achievements of women in archaeology

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - Monday, May 28, 2018

This exhibition celebrates 20 years of the Portable Antiquities Scheme and the Treasure Act and also the archaeology that is discovered everyday by the public.

Friday, June 16, 2017 - Sunday, October 29, 2017

Find out about the hidden world of decay in museums through this exhibition looking at the effects of time on objects.

Friday, May 27, 2016 - Sunday, October 9, 2016

Munitionettes & Miners uncovers the important roles of County Durham men and women during World War I.

Sunday, April 17, 2016 - Thursday, May 19, 2016

Based on a project to study early urbanism in prehistoric Europe, this international exhibition looks at the Trypillia mega-sites of Ukraine.

Thursday, December 3, 2015 - Saturday, April 2, 2016

Volunteers are an invaluable part of any museum's team, and they come from all walks of life. Without their dedicated time, knowledge and energy behind the scenes, we wouldn’t achieve half as much as we do.

Saturday, August 8, 2015 - Saturday, November 28, 2015

Find out more about the Durham Archaeology Explorers in are Community Archaeology Case. Durham Archaeology Explorers is an archaeology club for children aged 7—11 years, who aim to engage with children and inspire a lifelong interest in, and respect for, archaeology and the people of the past.

Friday, April 10, 2015 - Friday, July 24, 2015

Come and see some of the recent archaeological discoveries in County Durham and learn about how archaeology is organised in the region in our first community archaeology exhibition.