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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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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 (over 5)||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.
- We hope our new South Asian Gallery is a favourite with visitors! #FavMW http://t.co/hht7YeqfNi
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- It's #FavMW today so let us know your favourite things about the Oriental Museum. Is it our Egyptian Serving Girl? http://t.co/oU6uWgbmr4
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- Enjoy FREE entry Sat 29 March, at the Oriental Museum. Try the Easter gallery trail and spot the chicks hidden around the displays. #ETW15
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