Museums in Durham

Find museums in Durham. Listings include Northern Mines and Collieries, Ushaw Historic House, Chapels & Gardens, Durham Castle, Durham University, Visitor Attractions, Oriental Museum Durham University and AKFX Art & Gore. Click on each in the list below the map for more information.

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  • 04/05/20
    Oriental Museum from home highlight 5th April Window grills allow light and cool air to flow into a building while at the same time maintaining privacy. This particular grill from Pakistan was design...
    > Durham University, Visitor Attractions
  • 04/03/20
    If you're missing the Oriental Museum ... Over the next few weeks we'll share a range of artefacts from our displays so you get to see objects from our amazing, wonderful and sometimes unusual collect...
    > Durham University, Visitor Attractions
  • 04/03/20
    If you're missing the museum ... Over the next few weeks we'll share a range of artefacts from our displays so you get to see objects from our amazing, wonderful and sometimes unusual collections even...
    > Oriental Museum Durham University
  • 04/02/20
    Today is Rama Navami, the Hindu spring festival to celebrate the birth of lord Rama. It is celebrated across India and the world with the reciting of the Rama stories, singing and Puja. While the fe...
    > Durham University, Visitor Attractions
  • 04/02/20
    Today is Rama Navami, the Hindu spring festival to celebrate the birth of lord Rama. It is celebrated across India and the world with the reciting of the Rama stories, singing and Puja. While the fe...
    > Oriental Museum Durham University
  • 04/01/20
    Artefact of the month This may be an excellent opportunity to play the Chinese strategy board game ‘Go’ with a partner, as shown in this 19th Century pith painting. Two attendants are bringing a lac...
    > Oriental Museum Durham University
  • 03/31/20
    Bringing the Museum Home If anyone has a few minutes to fill in one or more of our surveys to help us provide some great online content from our museums for you to use and enjoy, we would be massivel...
    > Oriental Museum Durham University
  • 03/29/20
    A year ago we took this photo of the beautiful cherry blossom that flowers near the Oriental Museum. On a grey day in Durham today, we are sharing it again. #SakuraBlossomDay #Blossom #Spring #Sunny
    > Oriental Museum Durham University
  • 03/27/20
    Interested in the science of forensics? Enter this fascinating world and learn how the deceased are located, recovered and analysed using DNA and pathology.
    > Oriental Museum Durham University
  • 03/26/20
    Wishing everyone well .. The peach represents the legendary tree which blossoms only once every three thousand years, whose fruit grants immortality on those who eat them. @dumuseums #Porcelain #natu...
    > Oriental Museum Durham University
  • 03/25/20
    Due to government recommendations regarding COVID-19 (coronavirus) we, at the Durham Museum, have decided to delay our opening this year until the situation stabilises. We hope our staff, visitors an...
    > Durham Museum
  • 03/23/20
    Interested in history and the science of archaeology? Find out more about Durham's fascinating past with this short course developed by Durham university.
    > Oriental Museum Durham University
  • 03/23/20
    Interested in history and the science of archaeology? Find out more about Durham's fascinating past with this short course developed by Durham university.
    > Durham University, Visitor Attractions
  • 03/21/20
    Celebrating Springtime! The first is a papercut depicting various breeds of chrysanthemums executed on red rice paper. This is named Chun dao renjian (Chinese:春到人间, literally: Spring comes to earth...
    > Oriental Museum Durham University