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Little Dragons at the Oriental Museum, Durham

Childrens Classes

Little Dragons Preschool Sessions at the Oriental Museum, Durham

Little Dragons is the Oriental Museum’s group for under 5s. Our sessions include songs, story time, crafts, role-play, gallery hunts and object exploration!

Wednesdays 10-11am

All materials are provided, and we’ll do all the cleaning up afterwards!

To cover the cost of materials, there is a small charge of £1 per child per session, payable on the day. Tea, coffee and biscuits are provided free of charge for parents and carers at the end of each session.

No need to book in advance, but if you wish to make an enquiry please call us on 0191 334 5691, or email us on

The Little Dragons Club aims to engage with preschool children aged 0-5 years to encourage and support their intellectual and social development. For more information visit the Oriental Museum website

For more information on Durham University’s online activities for preschoolers visit  Under5sonline

Why visit the Oriental Museum?

As well as out wonderful collections, the Oriental Museum is able to offer a variety of facilities to make it as easy as possible for people with young children;

  • free on-site parking
  • spacious baby-changing area
  • potties and toilet aids for toddlers
  • high chair in café area
  • lifts to all galleries
  • bottle warming available on request
  • comfortable, quiet gallery spaces
  • During the school holidays, older siblings are welcome to attend and participate in the activities.
  • Sessions led by trained, DBS-checked staff.

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