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Palace Green Library: DLI Collection Gallery

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Palace Green Library
Palace Green
Durham City
County Durham

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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    Recent Reviews:

    • Holiday-Lady25
      Sunderland, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Friends getaway
      Good visit
      4 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 18th February 2018
      Very nice building and enjoyed looking at the two exhibits they have on at the moment. Staff were friendly and happy to help you. There is also a coffee shop but I didn’t go in but it looked very... Read full review
    • Kitty G
      Middlesbrough, England, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Coffee shop in a library and exhibition space
      5 of 5 stars
      Wednesday, 3rd January 2018
      This is a quiet haven in the midst of this World Heritage site, adjacent to some of the leading exhibitions, including the Lindisfarne Gospels. Read full review
    • rogerrobert98
      Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Friends getaway
      Worth the detour from the Cathedral just for its exhibitions
      4 of 5 stars
      Thursday, 23rd November 2017
      Two exhibitions one on archaeology and one on the Durham Light Infantry. The archaeology display wascunusual in that it was connected with the efforts of law abiding metal detectorists. The DLI... Read full review

    Access Information

    Opening Times

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

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    Palace Green Library: Everyone's History - 20 years of the Portable Antiquities Scheme and the Treasure Act This exhibition celebrates 20 years of the Portable Antiquities Scheme and the Treasure Act and also the archaeology that is discovered everyday by the public. 20 years ago a unique programme began, its aim was to record archaeological artefacts found by the general public. Today over a million...
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