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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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A talk and tour by the curatorial team around the Roberts Gallery of the Himalayas, South Asia and Southeast Asia revealing what goes on behind the scenes when a new gallery is created.
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 Elliot's Teacup Travel adventures, the brand new television series now on CBeebies.
- 'Oriental Inspirations' is on at the Oriental Museum until 17th Dec. Don't miss this beautiful pottery exhibition. https://t.co/L2XX7s90Af
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- Oriental Museum 'Highly Commended' in Small Visitor Attraction of the Year category @TourismAwardsNE #NEETA2015
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- @PalaceGreenLib Fantastic News! Well done to all the team..
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