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The Northeast Sights

Durham University Oriental Museum

  • Elvet Hill Map It
  • Museum/Gallery

Updated 06/04/2014

Fodor's Review

A 15-minute walk from the cathedral, this museum displays fine art and craftwork from all parts of Asia and the Middle East. Galleries are ordered by culture, including Ancient Egypt, Japan, China, and Korea. Among the highlights are beautiful Qing dynasty jade and laquer ornaments, and a collection of Japanese woodblock prints from the Edo period.

Sight Information

Address:

Elvet Hill, off South Rd., Durham, DH1 3TH, England

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Phone:

0191-334–5694

Sight Details:

  • £1.50
  • Weekdays 10–5; weekends and bank holiday Mon. noon–5

Updated 06/04/2014

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