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Durham Castle and its collection

Durham Castle

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.

History & Anthropology  History & Anthropology

Durham Castle
Palace Green
DH1 3RW Durham

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Opening hours

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


0 – 4Free
Children (over 5)£4.00
Family (2 adults, 3 children)£15.00


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Location & Map

Palace Green, Durham

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