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What's on today

Event
Friday, August 11, 2017

Enjoy a tour of Durham’s history in the magnificent setting of Durham’s World Heritage Site and hear local tales and stories from the last 1000 years. Discover why Durham was such an important city in the medieval period, why the Scots kept attacking and how St Cuthbert helped the city grow.

Exhibition
Friday, June 16, 2017 - Sunday, October 29, 2017

Find out about the hidden world of decay in museums through this exhibition looking at the effects of time on objects.

Exhibition
Saturday, May 27, 2017 - Sunday, September 3, 2017

How big is time? And what will the future be like?

The sheer enormity of time is a mind-bending concept - one which humans have always tried to measure and understand. Step through a portal and journey through time as we reveal how advances in science allowed authors like HG Wells to write about parallel universes, alternate histories and future worlds.

Exhibition
Saturday, March 11, 2017 - Friday, March 11, 2022

The Durham Light Infantry (DLI) has a special place in the story of County Durham. Find out why by visiting The DLI Collection Gallery: Courage, Comrades, Community.

Exhibition
Saturday, July 26, 2014 - Sunday, July 26, 2020

This permanent exhibition uses objects from Museum of Archaeology, alongside objects from across Durham University and other regional museums to explore the last 10,000 years of Durham.