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Durham University’s Museums and Attractions promote learning and education for all. We have something to offer just about everyone! Take part in adventure trails at the Botanic Garden, go on a tour of Durham Castle or find out about the Durham World Heritage Site in our Visitor Centre.

What's on across our venues

Our unique cultural attractions include Durham Castle, Botanic Garden, Historic Libraries at Palace Green, Oriental Museum, Museum of Archaeology and our World Heritage Site Visitor Centre.

Whatever your interest, there's something for everyone to enjoy.

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Across all our venues we offer a school programme, family activities, events, online resources and much more.

Whatever your group requirements, we have a wide ranging interactive programme suitable for learners of all ages.

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