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Bennett Place
The site of the negotiation for the Civil War's largest troop surrender. 4409 Bennett Memorial Road, Durham, NC 27705, 919-383-4345.

Carolina Theater of Durham
309 W. Morgan Street, Durham, NC, Box Office: 919-560-3030

Duke Chapel
East on Erwin to Anderson
Right on Anderson
Right on Campus Drive
Right on Chapel Drive

Duke Forest
West on Erwin Road
Right on Cameron Blvd., 
Enter off of Cameron Blvd.

Duke Homestead
The early home, farm, and factories where Washington Duke first grew and processed tobacco. 2828 Duke Homestead Road, Durham, NC 27705, 919-477-5498 

Duke University Lemur Center
Established in 1966, this center is the world's largest sanctuary for rare and endangered prosimian primates. The center houses about 250 animals, including 233 lemurs encompassing 15 species, along with lorises from India and Southeast Asia, and bushbabies from Africa.  3075 Erwin Road, Durham, NC 27705, 919-489-3364.

Durham Bulls Baseball Club
409 Blackwell Street, Durham, NC 27701 919-687-6500, Email: mailto:info@dbulls.com

Eno River State Park
Access through The Cabe Lands, Cole Mill, Few's Ford, Pleasant Green, The Pump Station. Native Americans of the Eno, Shakori and Occoneechee tribes lived along the river prior to European settlement. Settlers moved to the area later to set up farms and gristmills.

Jordan Lake State Park
280 State Park Road, Apex, NC 27523, 919-362-0586
Almost 14,000 acres of water and nine recreation areas.

Museum of Life and Science
433 W. Murray Avenue, Durham, NC 27704 919-220-5429, Contact Jean Hartford-Todd, Child Life Specialist at 919-684-2913, for information on free passes that are sometimes available to patients and families.

Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University
Renowned architect Rafael Viñoly designed the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, which opened in October 2005. The museum is a major new center for the arts on campus and in the Research Triangle area, with leading-edge art exhibitions and dynamic programs, including Family Days, performing arts events, lectures, film series and social gatherings. The 65,000-square-foot building houses three large gallery spaces, a museum store, university and community classrooms and Nasher Museum Café with indoor and outdoor seating overlooking sculpture gardens.

Duke Gardens Photograph by Butch Usery, Duke University

 

Sarah P. Duke Gardens
East on Erwin to Anderson, Enter off Anderson Street or off Flowers Drive (back side of Duke Clinics) 


 





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