Tuesday – Saturday 10:00 – 17:00

Sunday 12:00 – 17:00

Last admission to the museum is at 16:30.

Closed on Mondays

audio guide

Admission charges

The museum is a registered educational charity, the charges below assist with the funding of the museum.

Senior citizens£2.00
Students (with ID)Free
Children under 16Free
Museum FriendFree with membership card
Members of the National Art Collections FundFree with membership card
Friends of the Oriental Museum (Durham)Free with membership card
BANES Discovery Card Holder£1.00 off admission
Museum shop entranceFree

  • Entrance to the Museum is free to Discovery Card holders during Open Week.
  • The Museum also offers a range of promotional entrance tickets. Please call 01225 464640 or email admin@meaa.org.uk for further information.