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.
OPENING HOURS AND ADMISSION
OPEN TO ALL
Palace Green Library is open daily 9am - 5pm. Please visit the Opening Hours page for information regarding opening times for Exhibitions, and the Barker Research Library.
The DLICollection Gallery and Museum of Archaeology are free entry.
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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.