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Department of Archaeology

Open Days


If you are thinking about applying to Durham University, a great way to explore the wealth of opportunities on offer is to come and visit us. We host a number of campus-wide open days and visit options throughout the year.

For Archaeology as for any other Department, the Open Days can be found here.

Campus Tours are led by our current students. They provide an introduction to the Durham student experience and a brief overview of University facilities. You can find more information and book a place on our dedicated campus tour web page.


Self-guided Tours

You can explore the University site on your own with the help of our self-guided tours and maps of Durham City and Queen's Campus. Select your chosen tour and map from the links below:

  • Durham City self-guided tour
  • Durham City map
  • Queen's Campus self-guided tour
  • Queen's Campus map


You can meet Durham University representatives at one of the many 2018 UCAS conventions. Our advisors will be available to answer your questions and queries, and provide you with relevant information and guidance on applying to study at Durham University.

Open days and events for postgraduates are offered throughout the year at many convenient locations across the UK and internationally.


Podcasts and videos produced by colleges and departments provide a useful introduction to the University. Visit our Virtual Tour web pages to see more of Durham University, our locations, colleges and academic departments.