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Tours

Visit us to discover the history of the Castle and how it functions today.

View this week's tours below, or check our calendar for details of tours available on other dates.

It is sometimes necessary to cancel tours at short notice due to University or commercial activities, so please contact the Palace Green Library by telephone on +44 (0)191 334 2932 to check information on the current times and dates of tours. You can purchase your tickets from Palace Green Library or the World Heritage Centre on the day or book in advance on +44 (0)191 334 2932.

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This week's tours

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Monday, October 23, 2017

Experience over 1000 years of history on a Durham Castle Tour and discover how it functions today as the home of University College.

Tour
Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Experience over 1000 years of history on a Durham Castle Tour and discover how it functions today as the home of University College.

Tour
Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Experience over 1000 years of history on a Durham Castle Tour and discover how it functions today as the home of University College.

Family activity
Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Bring the whole family and enjoy a family-focused tour around Durham Castle, with activities for children throughout the tour. Explore what it was to live and work in Durham Castle in the past and find out more about some of the characters that have made Durham Castle their home over the centuries.

Tour
Thursday, October 26, 2017

Experience over 1000 years of history on a Durham Castle Tour and discover how it functions today as the home of University College.

Tour
Friday, October 27, 2017

Experience over 1000 years of history on a Durham Castle Tour and discover how it functions today as the home of University College.

Tour
Friday, October 27, 2017

Enjoy a tour of Durham’s history in the magnificent setting of Durham’s World Heritage Site and hear local tales and stories from the last 1000 years. Discover why Durham was such an important city in the medieval period, why the Normans had a difficult time and how St Cuthbert helped the city grow.

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Saturday, October 28, 2017

Experience over 1000 years of history on a Durham Castle Tour and discover how it functions today as the home of University College.

August 2017

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Durham Castle Lecture Series

Bringing high profile speakers to Durham to speak on issues of global significance.

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Castle Cutting Edge

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