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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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Explore our two Ancient Egyptian galleries and build your own pyramid, complete with secret treasure inside.
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.
- @CBeebiesHQ 'Teacup Travels' features some of our objects. Enjoy our gallery trail & try to find them… https://t.co/KyDOk17UiT
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- Come along to enjoy 'Awesome Animals crafts tomorrow @dumuseums and make an animal mask https://t.co/y1gvYbZeey https://t.co/4Zwox7UZhy
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- Holi Festival tickets are now on sale! Celebrate spring and take part in a fun powder throw. Book now:… https://t.co/Vr7i7kfB51
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