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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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Come and enjoy the Oriental Museum's Annual Lantern Festival. Take part in storytelling of Lunar New Year, celebrate with some fun crafts, join in with a dragon dance and try some Chinese food tasting!
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|
- (Most of) the Kim Sunok Ensemble - fantastic performance @PalaceGreenLib @MusiconDurham last night Wow! and thank you http://t.co/BFJBTZrXrh
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- We are decorated all ready for our Lantern Festival, Thurs 5th March, 6-8pm. Come and join us! #YearoftheGoat http://t.co/g3zhpS8psg
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- #ItemOfTheMonth It's 1852 and we're off on a carriage ride around Windsor Park: we look at a colourful scrap-book... http://t.co/xweY7N4VZr
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