Durham Museum and Heritage Centre, Durham

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  • A small museum with lots of interesting exhibits that are well displayed. You can also do brass rubbings. Coffee and drinks are dispensed by a machine and you can sit inside or outside in the small sc...  more »
  • This is not a large site but it contains so much and has lovely people looking after it. It is only a short stroll from Durham Cathedral and gives a good overview of local heritage and history. We fou...  more »
  • This is wonderful experience for art appreciatives. I could have spent the day admiring the many prices of art. In fact it is possibly the vast amount of prices I've experienced. It's disabled freindl...  more »
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  • If you want a glimpse into the history of picturesque Durham, then this is the place for you. When I went, the counters were staffed by archeology students, perfect for a county like Durham.
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