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The Vikings in Northumbria

Tuesday 11 June to Saturday 28 September at 10:00 AM

This exhibition in Open Treasure, Durham Cathedral's award-winning museum experience, traces the history of Vikings in North East England. It tells the story of the devastating raids on Lindisfarne in 793 AD, and how the Community of St Cuthbert searched for a safe home for their saint after leaving Lindisfarne in 875 AD. We also examine how, over a period of over 200 years, the Vikings invaders and later settlers shaped the political and cultural landscape of Northumbria through raids, trade and conquest.


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 a National Art Pass. Available from the Visitor Desk in the Cathedral and in advance on the Open Treasure booking page.