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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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Celebrate Japanese Children's Day with traditional carp banner making and origami.
Lecture by Dr Alex Bellem, Lecturer in Arabic, School of Modern Languages and Cultures, Durham University. This lecture is hosted by the Friends of the Oriental Museum, as part of the 2015/16 series.
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|
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