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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

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Free Admission to DLI GalleryFree

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


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    Recent Reviews:

    • 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
    • Elliot D
      Durham, United Kingdom
      Quiet and amazing
      5 of 5 stars
      Wednesday, 15th November 2017
      Almost deathly quiet library right in the heart of Durham. Very much worht a trip if you want to study some great historical documents and also get your head down and do some real work. Read full review
    • P_J_Murphy1962
      Coventry, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      worth a look
      4 of 5 stars
      Wednesday, 15th November 2017
      If you are in the cathedral area , well worth a look in and what items are on display , a couple of semi permeant exhibitions and some not Useful washroom faculties on hand of which I was most... Read full review

    Access Information

    Opening Times

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

    Map & Directions

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    Palace Green Library - ToadstoolsDid you know fairies live around toadstools?  Come and make your own toadstool to take home!
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    Palace Green Library - Spectacular CerberusCerberus is a three-headed dog who guards the gates to HELL!  Make your own Cerberus puppet to take home.
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    Palace Green Library - Whimsical WandsFairies need wands, so come and make your own today to celebrate our exhibition, 'Between Worlds.'
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    Saturday, 10th February 2018 - Sunday, 11th February 2018

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    Palace Green Library - Scales of JusticeScales of Justice can be used to see who is right and who is wrong.  Make your own today to celebrate our exhibition 'Hell, Heaven and Hope: A journey through life and the afterlife with Dante.
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    Palace Green Library - Lucet WeavingThe Anglo-Saxons made beautiful bracelets using a lucet weaver.  Join us and make your own.
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