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Mapping the World

Monday 7 October to Saturday 18 January at 10:00 AM

An exhibition in Open Treasure, Durham Cathedral's award-winning museum, showcasing the exquisite and extraordinary maps, charts and atlases in the Durham Cathedral Library collections, including early maps of Durham.

For millennia humans have strived to understand our place in the world.  We have recorded the places we have lived, worked and travelled in with drawings and maps. Explore some extraordinary examples of these from the Cathedral’s own collections, discover the people involved, and find out about the work that made it possible.


Open Monday to Saturday, 10am – 5pm (last entry 4pm) and Sundays, 12.30pm – 5pm (last entry 4pm).

Tickets: £2.50 - £7.50. Under 5s free, family ticket £17.50, 50% discount with an art fund pass. Available from the cathedral's visitor desk and in advance on the Open Treasure ticket booking page.

Find out more about all Open Treasure has to offer on Open Treasure's pages.