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.
What's On View All Events
Try your hand at weaving – Anglo-Saxon style! Take away what you make and amaze your friends with your historical crafting!
OPENING HOURS AND ADMISSION
OPEN TO ALL
Our free exhibitions Living on the Hills and Beneath our Feet are currently open Monday, 12:00 – 17:00 and Tuesday to Sunday, 10:00 – 17:00.
From 1 June - 31 August, admission charges for Magna Carta and the Changing Face of Revolt are:
|Children (over 5)||£6.50|
|Family (2 adults, 3 children)||£25.00|
|Infants (under 5, up to 2 per full paying adult)||Free|
|Groups (9 or more people)||£6.50 per person|
Please see our separate Ticket information page for more details.
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.