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DLI research, study and education is open for appointments only on the week of 19 December.


Find out more about the current and future exhibitions featuring items from the DLI collection.

These exhibitions are supported by us and The Trustees of the DLI in partnership with Durham University.

DLI Collection gallery: Courage, Comrades, Community

Visitors to Durham's UNESCO World Heritage Site can discover the history of the Durham Light Infantry thanks to a free gallery.

Icon for pdf DLI Collection Gallery – Courage, comrades, community preview – video transcript (PDF, 88.7kb)

Courage, Comrades, Community at Durham University's Palace Green Library draws on the DLI Collection, charting the distinguished role of the regiment in more than 200 years of conflict across the globe.

The gallery in Palace Green Library is open from 10.00am to 4.45pm, Tuesday to Sunday and 12 noon to 4.45pm on Mondays. Admission is free.

Find out more about Courage, Comrades, Community in the Icon for pdf Northern Echo DLI Supplement (PDF, 1.4mb)

Medal collection

The DLI's medal collection is now held at Palace Green Library which is part of Durham University. Medals are not on display, but you can look at individual medals or groups of medals from the collection. See DLI medals collection at Durham University for more information.

Online collection

Items from the DLI collection can also be viewed online. Please see our DLI digital collections page for more information.

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