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Oriental Museum is a museum in Durham. The museum features exhibits related to: costume and textiles, decorative and applied art, coins and medals, archaeology, world cultures, archives, religion and weapons and war. Key themes, people and exhibits in the museum include: 4th duke of northumberland's collection of egyptian antiquities, sir charles hardinge collection of chinese jades and bronzes, malcolm macdonald collection of chinese ceramics, wellcome collection of ancient egyptian objects, henry de laszlo collection chinese collection and designated collection.

Oriental Museum
Durham University Elvet Hill
DH1 3TH Durham

Museum type(s)

Art & Design History & Anthropology



Visitor information

Opening hours

Monday 10:00 am – 05:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am – 05:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am – 05:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am – 05:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am – 05:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm – 05:00 pm
Sunday 12:00 pm – 05:00 pm


Bank Holidays: 12pm - 5pm.

More opening hours


60 and over £0.75
Adults £1.50
Children (5+) £0.75
Infants Free
Family £3.50


Family ticket: 2 adults, 3 children

More admission


  • Coffee

  • Museum shop

  • Wheelchair accessible


Durham University Elvet Hill, Durham, England


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