Durham University Museum of Archaeology

Durham University Museum of Archaeology
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Our new gallery is part of the redeveloped Palace Green Library, at the heart of the World Heritage Site in Durham. The research collections are housed in a separate location within easy walking distance of the gallery in the Old Fulling Mill.

Venue Type:

Museum

Opening hours

Open at Palace Green Library. The gallery will be open Monday, 12 – 5pm and Tuesday to Sunday, 10am – 5pm.

Admission charges

CLOSED.

Highlights include outstanding Roman collections together with Anglo-Saxon, Medieval and Tudor finds from Durham City and the local area.

Collection details

World Cultures, Weapons and War, Trade and Commerce, Religion, Archaeology

Key artists and exhibits

  • Oswald-Plique Samianware collection
  • Excavations of Saddler Street, Durham City
  • Durham City Survey
Resources listed here may include websites, bookable tours and workshops, books, loan boxes and more. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all.

A Roman Resource Pack for Teachers

http://www.fireyourimagination.net

A high quality downloadable teaching resource for use in the classroom. This teacher's pack is related to the exhibition on Roman pottery, "Fire Your Imagination" at the Old Fulling Mill Museum. Contents include two lesson plans with linked PowerPoint presentations to be used with an interactive whiteboard (with high quality images), or printed out, and two games. The pack links literacy (non-fiction) and art and design subject areas closely with the history of the Romans. The pack is aimed at KS2 and is downloadable for FREE.

Creator

  • Claire Reed

How to obtain

To obtain this resource, on the Fire Your Imagination website www.fireyourimagination.net select the education section at the top of the page. The Teacher's Pack can be reached via the 'teachers resources' link on the left hand side of the education page. This resource is offered for FREE.

Family Activities

http://www.dur.ac.uk/fulling.mill/events/

Join in with Family Activities at the weekend and in school holidays, at the Old Fulling Mill. Sessions take place 13.00-15.00 on a drop-in basis and are suitable for children aged 5-11 years.

How to obtain

Activities are free after normal museum admission. All children must be accompanied by an adult. For more details, contact archaeology.muesum@durham.ac.uk.

Durham University Museum of Archaeology
Palace Green Library
The Banks
Durham
DH1 3EB
England

Website

www.dur.ac.uk/archaeology.museum/

E-mail

All enquiries

archaeology.museum@durham.ac.uk

Telephone

All enquiries

0191 334 1823

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