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Opening hours

Exhibitions

Day

Opening hours

Monday - Sunday

10am - 5pm (last entry 4.30pm)

Museum of Archaeology - open daily plus:

Open from 12pm every Monday

Reception and shop

The Palace Green Library reception desk and shop are open 9am - 5pm daily. Speak to staff on reception for general enquiries. Durham Castle tour bookings can be made through the Palace Green Library reception desk or the World Heritage Site Visitor Centre.

Courtyard Café

The Courtyard Café is open from 09:30 to 16:30 daily.

Please note that the café may close earlier on occasion if in use for a private event, please call 0191 334 2932 in order to avoid any disappointment on your visit.

The Barker Research Library at Palace Green Library

Use our Search Room service to access to Durham University's archives and special collections.

Day

Opening hours

Monday - Friday

9am - 5pm

Saturday - Sunday Closed apart from the following dates:

4-5th, 11th-12th & 18-19th May

9am-5pm - No access to archives just a study space

Search Room at 5 The College

5 The College offers access by appointment to Durham Cathedral Archives. Please contact us in advance.

Day

Opening hours

Wednesday - Friday

9.00am - 1:00pm and 2:00pm - 5pm

Saturday - Tuesday

Closed


Gallery Opening hours

Day Opening hours
Monday - Sunday
10am - 5pm (last entry 4.30pm)
Museum of Archaeology
Day Opening hours
Monday
Tuesday - Sunday
12 - 5pm every Monday (Little Bookworms held at 10.30am)
10am - 5pm (last entry 4.30pm)

Barker Research Library Opening Hours

Day Opening hours
Monday - Friday
9am - 5pm
+
Saturday - Sunday
The Barker Research Library is normally closed at weekends.