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Had to see it when in the area

Excellent part of history well worth a look don’t know what date it was wouldn’t have travelled to... read more

Reviewed 7 July 2018
Rosie2002
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Lived in Durham all my life and still love this place!

Well worth taking the time to look around Durham Cathedral and Castle if you're in Durham. There... read more

Reviewed 10 December 2017
FlyingHamilton
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Tauranga, New Zealand
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6 Jul 2018
“Had to see it when in the area”
9 Dec 2017
“Lived in Durham all my life and still love this place!”
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Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

Excellent part of history well worth a look don’t know what date it was wouldn’t have travelled to see it but it was worth a look will remember the memories

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Rosie2002
Reviewed 10 December 2017

Well worth taking the time to look around Durham Cathedral and Castle if you're in Durham. There are regular tours, but best to do a Castle Tour during University holidays (when the student's aren't there), as the Castle is also the university's halls of residence....More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 17 August 2017

Illustrated Gospels are superb, although temporary exhibits can be expensive. Great to see these things "in the flesh".

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Greg T
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Fantastic opportunity to see the Lindisfarne Gospels set out in an accessible and interesting way. A must.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Keithntaylor
Reviewed 14 February 2017

What an opportunity to view a document created and maintained in the northeast of England - shame it was vandalised by Henry 8th to acquire jeweled covers, the visit as per usual is well presented by the staff at the Palace Green Library

Date of experience: March 2016
1  Thank David T
Reviewed 11 January 2017

The gospels were in the library for a short time last year. The exhibition was well laid out and the signing was informative. because there was restricted room it was necessary to book a time to visit. The museum staff were not permitted to turn...More

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank fusspot2017
Reviewed 22 August 2016

What an absolutely wonderful opportunity to experience this amazing piece of history. Wonderful surroundings too. Really well organised.

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank SueH5555
Reviewed 31 July 2016

Wonderful historical part of our marvellous heritage. The gospels are permanently on display here now,

Date of experience: May 2016
1  Thank gayrobot
Reviewed 13 July 2016

Great exhibit - lucky enough o chat to one of the historians and conservatoire on our visit. Very interesting.

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Brownlowm
Reviewed 26 April 2016

This was an amazing exhibition. Well laid out and loads of interactive things for children to take part in as well as we older children. When will we ever see the Gospels again in the NOrth.

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank ssteveandbrenda
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