We have information, maps, and contact details on some of the best museums in County Durham for you to visit whilst you are here. Just choose where to go, or see these museums on a map to help you plan your trip.
This small museum traces the history of the local church.
A famous, and very popular, open-air museum.
Discover the local Roman history.
Find out about the history of the town.
Housed in a magnificent French-style chateau.
Discover the history of the city.
The history of the local regiment, and an art gallery to visit.
A unique museum with lots to see.
Historic trains and railway buildings to see.
A chance to see inside a lead mine.
A great railway museum.
An interesting POW camp which is largely intact.
Archaeology finds from all over the world, housed in a unique building.
Discover the history of the town.
A lovely house with a fascinating museum.
Discover the history of this area.
A Victorian Pumping station complete with steam engines.
View the important Anglo Saxon and Medieval relics.
This independent museum preserves Weardale's folk heritage. It is housed in the manse of the High House Chapel which has been in continuous weekly use since its foundation in 1760, the oldest Methodist Chapel in the world.