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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.
- It's half term! We have a spring gallery trail all week and craft activities on Wed, Fri and Sat @dumuseums https://t.co/3V5mNmUn5G
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- Live carving demonstration from award winning #Japanese Noh #mask carver Hideta Kitazawa 22 Feb @dumuseums… https://t.co/chyYFTLmXJ
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