Category: Exhibits

Latino Influence on Durham Dining

In the mid-1990s, Durham’s Latino population was about 2,000 people; today nearly 40,000 Durham residents are Latino. That growth has changed Durham economically, culturally, and socially. There are dozens of Hispanic restaurants, groceries, bakeries, and food trucks serving diverse Durham customers. Latinos in Durham come from many places in Central… Read More

A New Friend in the Story Room

The Museum of Durham History just installed a great new piece of technology that is intended for the recording of oral histories up to 30 minutes long! Similar to our Video Story Kiosk, the purpose of this audio-dedicated device is to document the experiences of all Durhamites and visitors who… Read More

Explore Durham’s Dining Culture

Did you know that besides the “Bull City” and “City of Medicine,” Durham has also been called the “Tastiest Town in the South” and “America’s Foodiest Small Town?” The Museum of Durham History is thrilled to explore the story of Durham’s restaurants and how community members have interacted… Read More

HBCU Sports Panel Recap

On Friday, January 14th, the Museum of Durham History presented a lunch-and-learn webinar on the experience of student athletes at local HBCUs. Marcus Manning, Executive Director of the Durham Sports Commission, served as the panel’s moderator and led a very insightful conversation between Athletic Directors Dr. Ingrid Wicker McCree (NCCU)… Read More

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