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World Heritage Site Visitor Centre

From £0.00
7 Owengate
Durham City
County Durham
DH1 3HB

Tel: +44 0191 334 3805

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World Heritage Site Visitor Centre

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Admission FreeFree

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

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

    • Excellent
      39
    • Very Good
      32
    • Average
      14
    • Poor
      3
    • Terrible
      2

    Recent Reviews:

    • phyllis667
      Bradenton, Florida
      Trip Type:
      Couples
      Quite informative
      5 of 5 stars
      Wednesday, 6th June 2018
      View the small exhibit and see the video. Very helpful staff before you visit the Cathedral and the Castle Read full review
    • Jae55
      Bury, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Friends getaway
      Watch the film
      4 of 5 stars
      Tuesday, 5th June 2018
      Not much to see in this place but the film is really a must if you want to set the scene for visits to the historical sites of Durham. It doesn't last long and is free but provides information in a... Read full review
    • FondGrandad
      Falkirk
      Trip Type:
      Couples
      An introduction to the Cathedral and Castle and to World Heritage sites
      4 of 5 stars
      Thursday, 31st May 2018
      This exhibition, which is free, shows five films in a continuous loop which together explain what makes a World Heritage Site and why Durham Cathedral and Castle are so special. It is probably useful... Read full review

    Facilities

    Accessibility

    • Access Statement - Please see below

    Access Information

    Opening Times

    2018 Autumn/Winter (23 Sept 2018 - 31 Dec 2018)
    DayTimes
    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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