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Open seven days a week, 10.00-18.00. Entry to the Museum is free.

Suggestions for your visit

  • Must see

  • Exhibitions

  • Films and experiences

  • Events

  • Interactive fun

  • For families

  • For adults

Events

From demonstration and workshops to gallery tours and Lates (our popular monthly after hours for adults), find out what events are coming up at the Museum:

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Antenna Live: Racing with light

Take a closer look at this impressive solar car, built by Durham University students
free

Experiment

Live Science

Take part in fun, interesting experiments
free

Drop in

Science Stations

Science Stations: drop-in sessions

Join the Explainers for drop-in experiments – check the Museum's digital signage for times and locations
free

Event

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Lates

Experience an evening of free entertainment at this month's Lates

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Astronights

Explore the museum by torchlight, catch a midnight movie, take a peek behind the scenes and much, much more

Tour

Flight Gallery Tour

Discover the history of flight
free

Tour

Exploring Space Gallery Tour

Find out about the Soviet Space Race
free

Tour

Volunteer highlights tour

Take a tour of the Museum with one of our volunteer guides
free

Some exhibits only occur on certain days.

To avoid disappointment, please check that the things you wish to do are happening on the day you visit.

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