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Take a journey through the most intact medieval monastic buildings in the UK and discover 2,000 years of history through a series of interactive exhibits for visitors of all ages.

Opening times

Open Treasure is open Monday to Saturday from 10am - 5pm (last admission 4pm), and Sundays from 12.30pm - 5pm (last admission 4pm).

It is occasionally temporarily closed for exhibition changeovers. Please check the dates of your visit in Open Treasure.

How to book

Please choose a date and time for your visit from the calendar.

School and group visits

For school group visits to Open Treasure, please contact or call 0191 374 4070. For adult group visits to Open Treasure of 12 or more, please see group visits or contact

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Annual Pass - Child 5 to 18

Adults: 19+ years
*A discount applies to Students, Unwaged, Registered Disabled (carer goes free), Friends of Durham Cathedral, Durham Cathedral Choir Association Members, Cathedral Volunteers

Durham Cathedral Guidebooks

Why not purchase a guide book so pick up on arrival on the day of your visit. Cost £5

Price: £5.00

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