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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 guided tour of some of the highlights of Durham University’s modern art collection on display at the University's Palatine building.
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.
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