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From Ancient Egypt to modern China, we are the only museum in the North of England devoted entirely to the art and archaeology of the great cultures of Northern Africa and Asia.
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Drop in to the Oriental Museum to see up close the real artefacts that inspired Charlotte’s adventure in “Teacup Travels”.
OPENING HOURS AND ADMISSION
OPEN TO ALL
The Oriental Museum is open Monday - Friday, 10am - 5pm and Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holidays, 12pm - 5pm.
|Children (5 and over)||75p|
|Friends, Students, Durham University, Armed Forces, Museums Association, Art Fund||Free|
CBEEBIES TEACUP TRAVELS
Follow in the footsteps of Great Aunt Lizzie, and discover original artefacts as depicted in Charlotte and Lokesh's Teacup Travel adventures, the television series now in it's second series on CBeebies.
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