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Visit the Oriental Museum shop during your visit and discover a beautiful range of gifts and souvenirs inspired by our exhibitions and collections.

Treasures of the Oriental Museum book

To coincide with our Golden Jubilee in 2010, University Chancellor, Bill Bryson, launched the Treasures of the Oriental Museum, Durham University. The book's introduction traces the history of the collections and their arrival in Durham and the 50 short essays that accompany the objects have been written by artists, curators, researchers, students and collectors from the UK and around the world, offering a wide range of viewpoints on this enormously varied and fascinating collection, accompanied by all new colour photography of these stunning objects.

Launching the book, Bill Bryson echoed the words he used in the foreword to the book, urging anyone who has yet to visit the Oriental Museum to "drop everything and go at once. It's that good."

Copies of the book and other Durham University merchandise can be ordered online from the Durham University online shop.

We sell Korean wedding ducks in our shop.