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Welcome to Durham University's
Museums and Attractions

Durham University’s Museums and Attractions promote learning and education for all. We have something to offer just about everyone!

Preparing to welcome you back

To ensure the safety and well-being of our staff and visitors, our musuems, galleries and Botanic Garden will remain closed until early 2021.

We'll be using the closed period to carry out improvements and you can still explore the collections online and learn from home while we are closed.

Thank you for your understanding. We look forward to welcoming you back when it is possible.

OUR SITES

Fun for families

Fun for families

Take part in adventure trails at the Botanic Garden, go on a tour of Durham Castle or find out about the Durham World Heritage Site in our Visitor Centre.

Little ones

Little ones

Little Dragons at the Oriental Museum and Little Bookworms at Palace Green Library offer crafts, messy play, storytelling and singing for under 5s, their parents and carers.

Theatre, concerts and lectures

Theatre, concerts and lectures

See our students in action with Durham Student Theatre, get involved with MUSICON’s varied concert programme, or attend one of our Institute of Advanced Study public lectures.