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Palace Green Library: DLI Collection Gallery

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Palace Green Library
Palace Green
Durham City
County Durham
DH1 3RN

Tel: +44 0191 334 2932

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Palace Green Library: DLI Collection Gallery

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Free Admission to DLI GalleryFree

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

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  • VAQAS VB Attraction
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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

    • Excellent
      40
    • Very Good
      26
    • Average
      6
    • Poor
      6
    • Terrible
      6

    Recent Reviews:

    • John T
      Peterborough, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Couples
      University collections are good.
      5 of 5 stars
      Wednesday, 27th September 2017
      As a free place to visit it proved very good. Great exhibits and lots of information. A place that is good for young and old. Read full review
    • pauln690
      Bewdley, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Family
      Good archaeological exhibition
      4 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 24th September 2017
      Its very obvious but we don't know a lot about strange areas This exhibition put together very well the local geology, history and lots of other ' ologies.Well worth the time spent. Read full review
    • Dick G
      Greater London, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Friends getaway
      A history buff? Then do not miss the library.
      5 of 5 stars
      Wednesday, 30th August 2017
      You will receive a great welcome and be given a clear description of the facilities and things of interest. Please enjoy your time there. Read full review

    Access Information

    Opening Times

    Gallery Opening (11 Mar 2017 - 31 Dec 2017)
    DayTimes
    Monday12:00 - 16:45
    Tuesday - Sunday10:00 - 16:45

    Map & Directions

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    Palace Green Library - Between Worlds: Folklore and Fairy Tales from Northern BritainClose your eyes and picture a fairy. You might see a pretty little thing with wings, eager to make all your wishes come true. This is the version of fairies that we know today, but there also exists a much older, very different idea of a fairy, that might not look and act how you expect.
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    Palace Green Library - Hell, Heaven and HopeLook around you and the influence of medieval poet Dante Alighier is everywhere. For centuries his work has inspired artists and writers from Botticelli to Dan Brown.
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    Palace Green Library - Stunning StarsWhen Dante finally completes his journey he says "and so once more I came to ook upon the stars", visit us to make your own stunnng star to take home.
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    Palace Green Library - Christmas CardsMake a Christmas Card for someone you care about.
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    Saturday, 6th January 2018 - Sunday, 7th January 2018

    Palace Green Library - Stunning Stained GlassTake inspiration from the building on Durham World Heritage Site to create a stained glass-inspired hanging.
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    Saturday, 10th February 2018 - Sunday, 11th February 2018

    Palace Green Library - Mesmerising MedusaMedusa is a terrifying snake-haired woman that Dante encounters on his journey.   Make your own scary snake!
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    Palace Green Library - Beautiful BoatsMake your own boat to travel across the river Styx, a swampy river that Dante had to cross on his travels.  
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    Saturday, 3rd March 2018 - Sunday, 4th March 2018

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