it is a very interesting place on the river I was with a group of children who found it fun and interesting not for young very children I don't think
Housing a modest but well-presented archaeology display for the last three decades (the Mill used to be the dept of archaeology for a few years too), the collections and display are moving up to Palace Green some time later in 2013. The Roman Samian Ware (posh red table ware) collection is one of the finest anywhere.
It's only £1 to get in and is run by the university but this is a very tired museum. There are a few bits and pieces on the ground floor that are quite interesting but could be better - they have obviously been on display for a long time. I imagine the upstairs is popular with kids as you get... More
The museum itself is mostly designed for younger visitors and there is no more than a few pieces on display. But the path that we walked to get there, alongside the river bank, was absolutely beautiful. It was so tranquil and calm that you don't want to leave. If you go to Durham don't miss walking from Durham Castle to... More
I used to work there - most boring job in history sorting bones and stones in an unheated upper room! Know its getting better. Good if you are interested in the Roman period. Could be arranged better though.
The museum is home to an interesting (if slightly eclectic) selection of artefacts that don't take long to look at, but are well worth it for the modest price of entry. The museum itself is located in a charming mill by the river and makes a nice detour from the middle of town.
Lovely quirky museum right by the river. You can watch all the rowing go by after your visit. Charming little museum with artefacts from all over England from Anglo Saxon times and before. Very interesting with lots for children to do. They have a large sand pit up stairs with different bones in they can dig up and brush off.... More
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