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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!

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Saturday, August 8, 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.

Saturday, August 8, 2015

Durham Archaeology Explorers (DAX) is an archaeology club for 7-11 year olds. The group has created its own community archaeology exhibition featuring objects the children have excavated and brought into the museum or identification, as well as a selection of their favourite objects from Durham University’s extensive archaeological collections.

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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.

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Durham Castle

We had a great tour of the Castle - it was outstanding. A Durham must do!

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Botanic Garden

Excellent value for money... The Botanic Garden is a lovely place to visit all year round.

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Palace Green Library

The displays were superb and the passionate staff were knowledgeable.

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Oriental Museum

The Orient in the North... unbelievably beautiful Chinese artefacts in this city famous for its romanesque cathedral.

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