Museum of Durham History

500 W. Main Street
Downtown Durham, NC

Free Admission


Tuesday-Saturday: 10am-5pm
Sunday: 1pm-5pm
*Open late for Third Fridays!

What exhibits will I see?

Museum Without Walls Find our exhibits in the community


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What’s New

Oral History Mash-Up

Durham Stories

Community Reflections
Katherine Johnson: What 'Solidarity' Meant in Durham

Katherine Johnson shares her memories of the Ivy Room and the boycotts of segregated restaurants.

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Community Reflections
Leonardo & Zweli Williams: Durham Did It First!

Leonardo & Zweli Williams, owners of Zweli's Piri Piri, discuss the many things that Durham did first. Their culinary styles show us that it really is a small world.

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Personal Narrative Stories
Suman Bhatia on the Art of Indian Food

Local legend, Suman Bhatia, discusses the cult-like following that her cooking had in Durham.

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