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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We are in the middle of a gin craze—hardly a week goes by without the release of a new innovative brand or artisanal distillery, and the number of boutique gin cocktail lounges is rocketing.
Why does the literature of the fantastic continue to be so enduringly popular? Why are both child and adult readers so drawn to stories of magic, the supernatural and the strange, set in worlds other than our own? And what might such stories tell us about our everyday lives, and the world around us?
OPENING HOURS AND ADMISSION
OPEN TO ALL
Admission charges for Antarctica: Explorers Heroes Scientists will be:
|Children (over 5)||£3.50|
|Family (2 adults, 3 children)||£15.00|
|Infants (under 5, up to 2 per full paying adult)||Free|
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.