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Times and Tickets

Durham World Heritage Site Visitor Centre is open daily and is free to enter. 

Our team of staff and volunteers will be able to provide you with information to make the most of your visit to Durham’s World Heritage Site. You can: 

  • Be introduced to Durham’s World Heritage Site 
  • Purchase Castle Tour Tickets 
  • Find out about events and activities taking place across Durham World Heritage Site. 

 

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Opening times

Day 

Opening time 

Monday 

10am - 5pm 

Tuesday 

10am - 5pm 

Wednesday 

10am - 5pm 

Thursday 

10am - 5pm 

Friday 

10am - 5pm

Saturday 

10am - 5pm 

Sunday 

10am - 5pm 

27 – 30 December 

11am - 4pm 

Note: We are open until 7pm on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month.

During December we are closed from 24th until 26th, open from 27th until 30th, 11am-4pm, and then closed again December 31st and January 1st .

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