DLI Collection at Palace Green Library

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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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  • Certificate of Excellence 2018

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

  • Excellent
    49
  • Very Good
    33
  • Average
    6
  • Poor
    7
  • Terrible
    6

Recent Reviews:

  • bdon257
    Morpeth, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Changing displays
    4 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 5th August 2018
    Two of us visited this Museum for the first time. It is small but the displays are themed and are very interesting. The DLI room is very moving. The exhibits showing the history of the area is well... Read full review
  • helstravels
    middlesbrough
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Walked in and walked out
    2 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 23rd June 2018
    Not the easiest of places to see and navigate. There is a map which is difficult to follow. Some exhibitions are free others you have to pay and we could not work out which was where or where the... Read full review
  • algernon204
    London
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Helpful staff; interesting displays
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 17th June 2018
    Helpful and enthusiastic staff who booked us on the tours which start at the Library. Permanent displays in rooms dedicated to the Durham Light Infantry, and to Archeology. Special exhibition... Read full review

Access Information

Opening Times

Gallery Opening (11 Mar 2018 - 31 Dec 2018)
DayTimes
Monday12:00 - 16:45
Tuesday - Sunday10:00 - 16:45

Map & Directions

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