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Museum Collections

Explore our collections from home with our online exhibition programme.

History of Durham Castle

The History of Durham Castle online exhibition explores the past 1,000 years of one of the oldest Norman Castles in England.
The courtyard of Durham Castle on a bright day with blue sky.

Beauty and Diplomacy: The Malcolm MacDonald Collections

This exhibition shows that MacDonald’s views on art, beauty and collecting were central to his success as a diplomat.
MacDonald with his adopted father Temenggong Koh, Paramount Chief of the Iban tribe.

Women of Durham Castle

This online exhibition explores the Women of Castle project, carried out by artist Bex Harvey.
Women of Castle exhibition logo showing close-up of woodwork carving at Durham Castle.

Tunstall and the Tudors: The Calculating Bishop

Meet Prince Bishop Cuthbert Tunstall and discover how he survived and thrived in Tudor England.
Cartoon of Bishop Tunstall at the centre, surrounded by Tudor monarchs.