For general enquiries, please use the contact details on the right. Information for specific enquiries is given below.
Contact us in advance to arrange a group visit and obtain a discount on the entry fee.
We offer a range of school sessions at the Oriental Museum and as outreach sessions in school. Contact us to ensure you get the most from your visit.
Researching the collections
Find out more about how we can support your research, facilitate your visit to Durham or undertake research or photography on your behalf.
Support for teaching
Our staff can help you run handling sessions, seminars or gallery talks for undergraduates and graduates based around our collections.
We aim to provide as many opportunities for work experience, volunteering and skills development as we can across the museum’s different functions.
The Oriental Museum provides a unique venue for a range of events, from small meetings to drinks parties and even wedding receptions.
|Address||Oriental Museum, Elvet Hill, Durham, DH1 3TH|
|Telephone||+44 (0)191 334 5694|
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