Thanks for your help making our mural!

Thank you to the dozens of kids and their parents who stopped by the MoDH on June 5th to help us craft our mural inspired by the Central Park neighborhood! Our amazing artists used some interesting recycled materials (including keyboard parts, burlap, magazines, and much more) to show their creativity… Read More

Royal Ice Cream sign commemoration

The 1960 Greensboro sit-ins helped begin a national civil rights movement, but were not the first in North Carolina. A Durham protest in 1957 led to a court case testing the legality of segregation, cementing its place in history. The Royal Ice Cream Company may be gone, but… Read More

Faces of Durham: André Leon Talley

Faces of Durham features a selection of familiar and lesser-known faces from the Bull City’s past and present. The exhibit highlights a broad range of contributions including industry and commerce, medicine, and human relations while mapping Durham’s development from a railway stop… Read More

A Summer of Events at MoDH!

The Museum of Durham History, with lead support from the Durham Merchants Association Charitable Foundation, is excited to announce a full summer of educational programming as we begin to return to return to in-person events. We are excited to partner with other organizations from the Central Park Neighborhood as we… Read More

Faces of Durham: Blind Boy Fuller

Faces of Durham features a selection of familiar and lesser-known faces from the Bull City’s past and present. The exhibit highlights a broad range of contributions including industry and commerce, medicine, and human relations while mapping Durham’s development from a railway stop to… Read More

Expanding Opening Hours at the MoDH

We are opening back up with our full schedule! After a careful start, the MoDH is happy to announce that we are now taking the final step in resuming full hours of operation. From May 11th and onward, we will be open Tuesday-Saturday 10-5 and Sundays 1-5. At the same… Read More

Opening Weekend Re-Cap

We had such a great time on Friday evening at our opening reception for our From Tobacco Market to Innovation Hub: Durham’s Central Park Neighborhood exhibit. Folks enjoyed listening to jazz saxophonist Shaquim Muldrow play as well as hearing stories from Vera Whisenton and Dan Jewell as they spoke about… Read More

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