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Museum of the Moon at Durham Cathedral

13 September - 11 November 2021

See the cathedral nave in a whole new light with Luke Jerram's Museum of the Moon.

An awe-inspiring art installation

The seven metre diameter installation uses detailed NASA imagery of the lunar surface, and is internally lit to cast an other-worldly glow on the cathedral's vaulted ceiling and colossal pillars. A surround sound composition completes the immersive experience, created by BAFTA and Ivor Novello award winning composer Dan Jones.

Experience the Moon

See Museum of the Moon during normal opening hours. No admission cost or tickets needed. It takes £5 every minute to care for the cathedral's buildings, so please consider making a £5 donation when you visit.

For an unforgettable experience book to see the Moon at night, meet the artist or dance beneath the Moon at a silent disco. Find the full events programme below.


We would love to see your photographs of the Moon. Share your reflections, feelings and thoughts about the installation with us on social media, using #MuseumOfTheMoon. We’ll be sharing as many as we can across our social media feeds.