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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Our group for under 5s and their parents and carers includes fun crafts, messy play, storytelling and singing.
The Durham Light Infantry fought in many wars over the years, including the Second World War, and 8 May, this year, marks 75 years since it ended. Parties were held across Britain to celebrate the news, with bunting and flags brightening up street parties. Make your own to celebrate!
OPENING HOURS AND ADMISSION
OPEN TO ALL
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.