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

MoDH is Reopening!

We’ve missed you, Durham, and are excited to reopen to the public with a special weekend to debut our newest exhibit From Tobacco Market to Innovation Hub: Durham’s Central Park Neighborhood. Join us on April 16th and 17th between 10:00AM and 5:00PM at the Museum of Durham History to check… Read More

Celebrating International Women’s Day

March 8th is International Women’s Day! This year’s theme, “Choose to Challenge” reflects the spirit of many of Durham’s women as they have fought against inequality to create a better future for all people. Check out some of the Museum’s resources that celebrate the contributions of these pioneering women: The… Read More

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