World Heritage Site Visitor Centre
Housed in a refurbished 19th century almshouse, Durham's World Heritage Site Visitor Centre, a free facility open seven days a week, provides visitors with an overview of the World Heritage Site, including information about what it means to be a World Heritage Site, what makes Durham significant, and what there is to see and do in Durham.
Staff are available to provide advice and information about Durham and its heritage.
Visitor Centre Opening Hours:
Opening hours for 2013:
Closed New Year's Day
2nd January to 22nd March – 9.30am to 4.30pm.
23rd March to 21st June – 9.30am to 5pm.
22nd June to 30th June – 9.30am to 6pm.
1st July to 1st September - 9.30am - 9pm.
2nd September to 29th September – 9.30am to 5pm.
Please note our change of opening hours during September.
30th September to 31st December – 9.30am to 4.30pm.
Closed Christmas Day and Boxing Day.
Open 10am-2pm on Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve.
Telephone: 0191 3343805
Address: Durham World Heritage Site Visitor Centre, 7 Owengate, Durham, DH1 3HB