Join us as Luxmuralis returns to Durham Cathedral later this year with new show 'Science'.
Experience dazzling projections of elements, DNA and the minds of the greatest scientists in history as you journey through the cathedral.
What is Science by Luxmuralis?
Science is a light and sound art installation created by artistic collaboration ‘Luxmuralis’. The experience will take visitors on an exploration through elements, molecules, DNA, and the minds of the greatest scientists in history.
Dazzling projections on Durham Cathedral's centuries-old architecture will delve into chemistry and biology, exploring the history of science and how it has contributed to humanity and its understanding of the world.
The artwork also examines the link between science and religion, exploring the wisdom and beauty of both, while music will fill the cathedral to invigorate the senses.
Luxmuralis has been touring cathedrals in England for several years, but Durham Cathedral was the first to host their artwork in the North East.
Journey through the cathedral
In an experience lasting about 45 minutes, visitors will enter the cathedral in darkness through The College, at the rear of the cathedral.
Heading through the Cloisters, and then into the Cathedral, visitors will see vibrant projections as they journey through the history and discoveries of the scientific world and encountering different projections, accompanied by an immersive soundscape.
Because there are a few steps to access the Chapel of the Nine Altars at the far east end of the cathedral, visitors unable to navigate the steps could purchase a ticket at a reduced price, reflecting the difference in their experience.
|Ticket Type||Ticket Tariff|
|Adult||£9.00 per ticket type|
|Child (Under 18)/ Wheelchair and Limited Mobility||£5.00 per ticket type|
|Concession (Carers and infants under 3)||Free|
Entry to the cathedral is by a timed ticket and advance booking is essential.
Entry to the experience will be via The College, at the rear of the cathedral, taking you through the cathedral and exiting through the North Door, at the front of the cathedral.
Please aim to arrive at the cathedral at your booked time slot.
You will not be able to enter the cathedral any earlier than your booked time slot.
If you arrive early you will have to queue outside until your booked time slot.
You can enter the cathedral up to 15 minutes after your booked time slot.
If you’re running late, staff will make every effort to allow access.
Tickets are non-refundable, and the date and entry time of a ticket cannot be altered after purchase.
|Season (11 Oct 2023 - 15 Oct 2023)|
|Wednesday - Saturday||18:45||- 21:15|
* This event operates on timed entry slots.
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