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What's on today

Event
Friday, November 10, 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 Normans had a difficult time and how St Cuthbert helped the city grow.

Exhibition
Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - Monday, May 28, 2018

This exhibition celebrates 20 years of the Portable Antiquities Scheme and the Treasure Act and also the archaeology that is discovered everyday by the public.

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.