Durham Tips:

"Depending on the part of Durham you plan to visit...more

Attraction in Durham

Old Fulling Mill Museum of Archaeology
The Banks
County Durham

DH1 3EB | View map
Click for phone

Write a review
update this listing

Once a key part of Durham's cloth-making industry, The Old Fulling Mill is now home to Durham University's Museum of Archaeology.
The collections on display provide a fascinating insight into the rich heritage of the North East of England, as well as showcasing items from across Europe. Highlights include outstanding Roman collections together with Anglo-Saxon, Medieval and Tudor finds from Durham City and the local area.
In addition to the permanent displays, The Old Fulling Mill hosts regularly changing, temporary exhibitions and a lively programme of family activities at weekends and during school holidays.

Durham University’s new Visitor Attraction Pass allows you to experience a visit to the Old Fulling Mill, together with Durham Castle, the Botanic Garden, and the Oriental Museum, all for 1 set price. This will allow 1 day entry into each of the venues at any point within a 3 month period from the date of purchase (subject to venue opening hours). An ideal gift idea the pass is available to purchase from each of the venues, at the Durham Tourist Information Centre or online


Months Open: Open 2 Jan-3 Apr, Fri-Min, 11.30-15.30; 4 Apr-31 Oct, daily 1100-1600; 1 Nov-23 Dec, Fri-Mon 1130-1530. Closed 24-31 Dec, 1 Jan.
Groups/Parties Welcome: Yes
Discount for Groups: Yes
Admission Price: See website
Gift Shop: Yes
Catering: Refreshments

More Attractions nearby

Prince Bishop River Cruiser (0.10 miles)

Durham Heritage Centre (0.19 miles)

Crook Hall & Gardens (0.35 miles)

Durham Cathedral (0.36 miles)

Treasures of St Cuthbert (0.39 miles)

Today's best hotels deals

This page viewed on 5,575 occasions since Oct 16th 2005

Brit Quote:
In me the tiger sniffs the rose. - Siegfried Sassoon
More Quotes

On this day:
Captain Kidd Hanged for Piracy - 1701, Whipsnade Zoo Opened - 1931
More dates from British history

click here to view all the British counties

County Pages