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Lindisfarne Gospels

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Palace Green Library Durham University, Durham, England
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Amazing History

Illustrated Gospels are superb, although temporary exhibits can be expensive. Great to see these... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Greg T
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A fabulous setting

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

Reviewed 11 April 2017
Keithntaylor
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Reviewed 3 days ago

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

Thank Greg T
Reviewed 11 April 2017

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

Thank Keithntaylor
Reviewed 13 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

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

Thank fusspot2017
Reviewed 21 August 2016

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

Thank Sue H
Reviewed 30 July 2016

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

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.

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.

Thank ssteveandbrenda
Reviewed 28 March 2016

if you are interested in history - this is a place to visit. Puts things learnt at the Cathedral and a visit to Holy Island into perspective

Thank Gilly C
Reviewed 1 October 2015

Really wanted to see this display ,was a little disappointed that there was only only page open to view under the glass. That apart ,the remainder of the display was very informative and well presented. We had hoped to revisit but were unable to. The...More

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