Durham Light Infantry Museum (Main site now closed)

The Durham Light Infantry Collection includes uniforms,equipment, weapons,silver,photographs and battlefield relics covering the whole history of the Regiment from its formation in 1758 to the final laying-up of the Colours in 1968 in Durham Cathedral.

Some key objects from the collection can be seen online including rare uniforms of the Durham Militia and Rifle Volunteers.

Objects from the DLI Collection are on display in a new exhibition, taking place to commemorate the centenary of the Battle of the Somme. Somme1916: From Durham to the Western Front is the first of five new temporary exhibitions being created by Durham University which will feature objects from the DLI Collection.

A new permanent DLI gallery is also being created at Palace Green Library which will commemorate the Regiment and feature objects from the DLI Collection.