Durham Museum and Heritage Centre, Durham

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Durham Museum and Heritage Centre is located in Durham. To visit Durham Museum and Heritage Centre and other attractions in Durham, use our Durham day trip planner.
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  • Stunning 3D print out of cathedral and castle. Helpful staff. Good little shop and informative video to watch.  more »
  • The place had caught my eye earlier and I wandered in because it was open (it has somewhat impossible hours which seems to be its greatest downfall). I had a very good time! For a tiny museum in a lit...  more »
  • The entrance fee is £2.50 for adults, which is very reasonable. This is a relatively small museum documenting the development of Durham through the ages from Medieval times to the present day. There i...  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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