Welcome to the World Heritage Site in Durham
 
 

Durham World Heritage Site

       

Durham World Heritage Site was inscribed on the World Heritage List by UNESCO in 1986. Explore Durham Cathedral, one of Eurpoe’s greatest medieval buildings, and the Shrine of St Cuthbert, one of England’s most revered saints. Discover Durham Castle, built 900 years ago to protect the English borders, and now the home of Durham Universitya world-class institution. Learn about our history as a state within a state. Join 600,000 visitors & pilgrims, and 12,000 students who call Durham home. Visit our collections, use our libraries, contribute to our research and our scholarship. Learn how we, the owners and custodians of this living, working site safeguard it for future generations.

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    Somme 1916: From Durham to the Western Front

    Today at 10.00am
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    Ancient Lebanon

    Today at 12.00pm
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    The Shogun's Cultured Warriors

    Today at 12.00pm
  • 29

    Henri Matisse: The Last Works

    Tomorrow at 9.00am
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    The Shogun's Cultured Warriors

    Tomorrow at 10.00am
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    Ancient Lebanon

    Tomorrow at 12.00pm

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