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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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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:

  • Peter3101
    Edinburgh, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Very helpful staff; good displays
    4 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 18th January 2018
    A useful facility with knowledgeable and helpful staff. On our visit there was a five-part film showing on Durham Cathedral - and it was very interesting. Oddly the story was told using Lego... Read full review
  • Steve W
    Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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    4 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 5th December 2017
    Goodness how people lived back then but this particular it snowed and the wind was blowing we felt like we had gone back to the Dickensian era. Read full review
  • Thomas V
    Oakland, California
    Good Place to Get info
    4 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 28th November 2017
    This is a great center where you can get lots of information on Durham and the region. Very helpful staff. Lots of brochures. Read full review



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Access Information

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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