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 Durham World Heritage Site Research Strategy was published earlier this year. It aims to promote rigorous, academically informed research to progress our understanding and appreciation of the Cathedral, Castle and their environs.
OPENING HOURS AND ADMISSION
OPEN TO ALL
Our free exhibition Living on the Hills is open Monday, 12:00 – 17:00 and Tuesday to Sunday, 10:00 – 17:00.
Admission charges for Somme 1916: From Durham to the Western Front will be:
|Children (over 5)||£6.50|
|Family (2 adults, 2 children)||£25.00|
|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.