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Open Treasure is open Monday to Saturday from 10.00am-5.00pm (last admission 4.00pm), and Sundays from 12.30pm-5.00pm (last admission 4.00pm).  

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

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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. Explore the magnificent Monks' Dormitory, enjoy our rolling exhibition programme in the Collections Gallery, and discover The Treasures of St Cuthbert in the Great Kitchen.  Finally, explore the new Pilgrimage and Community Galleries in the Covey before returning to the medieval Cloister. 

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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