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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.

SundayClosed
Monday - Friday09:00 - 17:00
SaturdayClosed

Note: There are changes to opening hours this week. Please see the calendar of opening hours for more details.

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 - Friday09:30 - 16:45
(please contact us in advance if possible)
SaturdayClosed

Note: There are changes to opening hours this week. Please see the calendar of opening hours for more details.

Ushaw College Library

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

SundayClosed
Monday - Friday10:00 - 16:00
Please contact us in advance if possible.
SaturdayClosed

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.

Contact details

Special Collections
Palace Green Library
Palace Green
DURHAM
DH1 3RN
United Kingdom
Tel
: +44 (0)191 334 2972
Email: pg.library@durham.ac.uk