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Special Collections

Opening hours

Barker Research Library at Palace Green Library

Use our Search Room service to access to Durham University's archives and special collections.

Monday - Friday09:00 - 17:00

Palace Green Library opening hours and term dates.

5 The College Search Room

5 The College offers access by appointment to Durham Cathedral's archives. Please contact us in advance.

Sunday - TuesdayClosed
Wednesday - Friday09:00 - 13:00 and 14:00 - 17:00
Please contact us in advance if possible.

Ushaw College Library

Ushaw College offers access by appointment to the College’s library and archives. Please contact us in advance.

All daysClosed

Closed Periods

Generally the Palace Green, 5 The College and Ushaw College Library Search Rooms will be closed on Bank Holidays, unless by prior special arrangement.

Please Note

Information on this page relates to the 2016-17 academic year

Contact details

Special Collections
Palace Green Library
Palace Green
United Kingdom
: +44 (0)191 334 2972