Excellent museum, staff very friendly, well worth a visit. Only found out about it closing recently which is a shame, every family in the old county boundaries would have had... read more
The museum tells the proud 200-year-old story of the Durham Light...
The museum tells the proud 200-year-old story of the Durham Light Infantry, especially during World War I and World War II. The displays focus on the experience of war, using letter and diary extracts, plus the actual voices of World War II veterans.
Upstairs the Durham Art Gallery presents an exciting programme of exhibitions and events from concerts and talks to practical workshops for children and adults. Please ring for an exhibitions and events brochure.