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The Durham History Hub

500 W Main St, Durham, NC 27701-3265
+1 919-246-9993
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If you don't know about Durham

Definitely check it out. Covers the history of Durham, which it is full of. Not just the tobacco... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Kevin M
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Durham, North Carolina
A must see for Durham local history

One visit and you will realize that there is great depth to the history of this vibrant diverse... read more

Reviewed 2 September 2017
Wayne D
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Durham, North Carolina
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4 weeks ago
“If you don't know about Durham”
2 Sep 2017
“A must see for Durham local history”
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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500 W Main St, Durham, NC 27701-3265
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+1 919-246-9993
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Definitely check it out. Covers the history of Durham, which it is full of. Not just the tobacco and the movie, but Black Wall Street, and all of the people that makes Durham what it is.

Thank Kevin M
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Reviewed 2 September 2017

One visit and you will realize that there is great depth to the history of this vibrant diverse city I am proud to call home.

Thank Wayne D
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Reviewed 2 July 2017

A good place to get the background of the city and what is happening now. A small building populated with great people.

Thank C S
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Reviewed 25 May 2017

I organized a Meetup event here to go through the Durham History Hub. It was a great little tour, with informative signs and photos. There were several large windows, which added nice natural light. In addition, there was information under the windows which explained what...More

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Reviewed 26 July 2016

This former train stop , is now a nice little historical stop , in downtown Durham. It has changing exhibits on the history of the area and good information on things too see. The volunteer staff is quite knowledgeable. Also has play area for smaller...More

Thank Anne D
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Reviewed 11 June 2016

A small building housing several exhibits tracing Durham's ancestral, cultural, and economic history, with particular and well-deserved attention to our rich African-American heritage. The museum is very small, but carefully reading everything in there could take 1-2 hours, though one could get a nice overview...More

Thank JMinNC
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Reviewed 17 December 2015

Well-designed virtual visit to Durham's past. You'll see the movers and shakers and historic sights. It's fun.

Thank Maureen B
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Reviewed 18 November 2015

This is a small place you can visit in an hour or less. We were surprised as one of the great great granddaughter of one of the featured families on display dropped in for a picture session. Free parking.

Thank AkuByrd
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Reviewed 14 November 2015

This small and easily accessible exhibit is walking distance from downtown Durham. The exhibit details the interesting history of Durham, and includes oral histories, which are very interesting. While not particularly scholarly or detailed, the exhibit gives a very nice overview of the founding of...More

Thank Diane J
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Reviewed 21 October 2015

Best tiny museum ever. Staff exceptionally knowledgable. Be nice if it was bigger, but they made exceptional use of what space there is, and are absolutely a first stop for anyone that wants to put Durham into a larger context.

Thank brandf2015
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