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What's on today

Family activity
Monday, August 14, 2017

Our group for under 5s and their parents and carers includes fun crafts, messy play, storytelling and singing.

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.