Durham University Oriental Museum

Elvet Hill
Durham City
County Durham
DH1 3TH

Tel: +44 0191 334 5694

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Durham University Oriental Museum

Gradings

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Awards

  • Visit EnglandQuality Assured Visitor Attraction Quality Assured Visitor Attraction 2017
  • Regional and MiscellaneousNorth East England Small Visitor Attraction of the Year Highly Commended North East England Small Visitor Attraction of the Year Highly Commended 2015
  • Regional and MiscellaneousGreen Tourism Business Scheme - Gold Green Tourism Business Scheme - Gold 2015
  • Regional and MiscellaneousTrip Advisor Certificate of Excellence Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence 2018

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor
  • Certificate of Excellence 2018

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

  • Excellent
    213
  • Very Good
    89
  • Average
    11
  • Poor
    2
  • Terrible
    2

Recent Reviews:

  • Millymollymandy28
    Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Really enjoyed visit
    4 of 5 stars
    Monday, 25th March 2019
    It was only by chance I found out this museum existed. Quite small but a lot in it, nicely laid out. I especially loved the Egyptian artefacts. There's information about the exhibits and I learnt... Read full review
  • RicardoBowie
    Edinburgh, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Cham-pion Experience
    5 of 5 stars
    Friday, 5th April 2019
    A great museum. A nice sized experience with an interesting and easy to navigate lay out with well labelled artifacts. Located a 15 minute gentle walk from the cathedral through a pleasant part of... Read full review
  • Len B
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Extremely informative and we'll organised
    5 of 5 stars
    Friday, 12th April 2019
    Excellent value for money and wel l laid out displays and exhibits. Fascinating information explaining various cultures. My 7 year old grandson loved the Egyptian section with real mummies on display... Read full review

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Access Statement - Please see below

Parking & Transport

  • Parking (free)

Access Information

Opening Times

2019 (5 Jan 2019 - 23 Dec 2019)
DayTimes
Monday - Friday10:00 - 17:00
Saturday - Sunday12:00 - 17:00
Bank Holiday12:00 - 17:00

* Closed during Christmas period.

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