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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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As part of our Korean Cultural Festival celebrate the Buddha's birthday with traditional lantern making, Korean food tasting and a performance by a Korean drum group.
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|
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