Durham Museum and Heritage Centre

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Durham Museum and Heritage Centre located in the redundant Church of St Mary-le-Bow.

Durham Museum and Heritage Centre is a museum in Durham, England. It details the history of the City of Durham "from medieval times to the present day." The museum is located in a redundant church (St Mary-le-Bow) close to the World Heritage Site of Durham Cathedral and Durham Castle.[1]

The museum contains a variety of objects, models, pictures and audio-visual displays. These exhibitions provide the visitor with an overview of life, labour and leisure in this ancient fortified city, centre of pilgrimage and capital of the Prince Bishops of Durham.[2] The museum also features a centre for making brass rubbings.


  1. ^ "Durham Museum and Heritage Centre: Welcome". Durham Museum and Heritage Centre. Retrieved 2013-10-18. 
  2. ^ "The World Heritage Site comprising Durham Cathedral & Castle". University of Durham. Retrieved 2013-10-18. 

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Coordinates: 54°46′25″N 1°34′28″W / 54.7736°N 1.5745°W / 54.7736; -1.5745