Palace Green Library, in the heart of Durham city, holds Durham University's special collections. Our galleries are open to all and display treasures spanning millennia and the globe.
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The Romans loved to adorn their walls with beautiful mosaics. Visit us today and make your own mosaic to decorate your home.
Palace Green Library houses 3,400 metres of archives and artefacts. Sometimes you need to be a detective to work out what people have written. Use our code breaker to work out the secrets that our archives hold. What mysteries will you uncover?
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FAMILY & LOCAL HISTORIANS
Our archives include parish registers, marriage licences and probate records. If you’re researching your family history, explore our collections and plan your visit.