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Sitting at the heart of Durham's World Heritage site and occupied continuously since the 11th century, the Castle is now home to the students of University College, part of Durham University. Visits to Durham Castle are by guided tour only. Tours are led by our guides who explain the history of this iconic building and tell you what it’s like to live in today.

Durham Castle
Palace Green
DH1 3RW Durham

Museum type(s)

History & Anthropology



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Opening hours

Tours are usually available every day at 1.15pm, 2.15pm, 3.15pm and 4.15pm.

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0 - 4 Free
60 and over £4.00
Adults £5.00
Children (over 5) £4.00
Family (2 adults, 3 children) £15.00


Durham University Campus Card holders: Free

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Palace Green, Durham, England


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