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Durham Castle Museum Events

There is a numbers of ways to experience and enjoy Durham Castle and its diverse history and collections. Most visits to Durham Castle are through guided tours which take place throughout the year, check our calendar for details of tours available as its sometimes necessary to cancel tours due to University or commercial activities.

We also run a programme of events including specialist tours, family tours, free flow days and tea and tours. In addition, concerts, talks and exhibition all take place throughout the year, as well as activities for families and schools.

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.

Family activity
Sunday, October 29, 2017

Steady your nerves for a unique and atmospheric family tour around Durham Castle on the 29th October.

Saturday, December 2, 2017

Enjoy a tour around Durham Castle followed by mince pies and mulled wine in Castle's Senate Suite.