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
Our group for under 5s and their parents and carers includes fun crafts, messy play, storytelling and singing.
Peter Barton, Military Historian and Presenter of the 2016 BBC documentary The Other Side Of The Somme - Challenging History – The Somme from Both Sides of the Wire
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.