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Special Collections

Exhibitions at Palace Green Library


An exciting range of exhibitions are currently on show at Palace Green Library.

Between Worlds: Folklore and Fairy Tales from Northern Britain

Friday 20th October 2017 - Sunday 25th February 2018, 12:00am - 5:00pm, Palace Green Library

14 October 2017 – 25 February 2018

DECAY: Time, Objects & Destruction

Friday 20th October 2017 - Sunday 29th October 2017, 12:00am - 4:45pm, Museum of Archaeology at Palace Green

Find out about the hidden world of decay in museums through this exhibition looking at the effects of time on objects.


Friday 20th October 2017 , 12:00am

The Durham Light Infantry (DLI) has a special place in the story of County Durham. Find out why by visiting The DLI Collection Gallery: Courage, Comrades, Community.

Living on the Hills: 10,000 years of Durham

, Wolfson Gallery

This permanent exhibition uses objects from Museum of Archaeology, alongside objects from across Durham University and other regional museums to explore the last 10,000 years of Durham.

Hell, Heaven and Hope: A Journey through life and the afterlife with Dante

Saturday 2nd December 2017 - Sunday 18th March 2018, 9:00am - 5:00pm, Palace Green Library

2 December 2017 – March 18 2018