Early Durham

Georgian Durham

Victorian Durham:-

+ Trade & Industry

+ Social & Domestic Life

+ Changing Times

Modern Durham

Special Exhibition

Sculpture Garden

Brass Rubbing




Our displays show home life in Durham, including:

  • Ways of lighting and warming the home; Doing household chores such as washing and cleaning; and
  • Crafts such as cooking and quilting.
Some of our displays are devoted to local schools. They include the 'Death Chair' - an old sedan chair from Durham School that was used to carry sick boys to the infirmary.