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World Heritage Site Visitor Centre

From £0.00
7 Owengate
Durham City
County Durham

Tel: +44 0191 334 3805

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World Heritage Site Visitor Centre

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Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Admission FreeFree

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.


  • Certificate of Excellence 2017

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Recent Reviews:

  • Davina L
    Glasgow, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Didn't grab my attention as much as the overall visit
    3 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 22nd April 2018
    The world heritage site is amazing but the visitor centre could be better. It needs to wet the appetite for the visit, get you excited and be more interactive. As it stands it doesn't do the site... Read full review
  • BeverlyBelury
    Fountain Hills, Arizona
    Trip Type:
    Clarified the Cathedral
    3 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 27th March 2018
    The movie at the visitor center was a great way to summarize what we saw and learned at the cathedral. Definitely worth a visit to see the movie. Read full review
  • sheepygold
    Trip Type:
    A first rate visitor centre
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 25th March 2018
    This visitor center has been refurbished. There is a very worthwhile video on the history of Durham, some very nice original artwork plus all the leaflets and local information you would expect. Read full review



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Opening Times

2018 Autumn/Winter (23 Sept 2018 - 31 Dec 2018)
Monday - Sunday09:30 - 17:00

* Open 10 Apr-2 July, and 23 Sep-29 Oct, 0930-1700, 3-23 Jul, 0930-1800, 23 Jul-22 Sep Sat, Sun, 0930-1800,
Please note the Visitor Centre will be open weekends only from 24 Jul-22 Sep (Closed Mon-Fri due to roadworks).
Closed Christmas Day and Boxing Day.

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