Special Alert

Museum of Durham History / History Hub

  • 500 W Main St, Downtown Durham
  • Durham, NC 27701
  • Primary: (919) 246-9993

The Museum of Durham History is a 21st-century museum that uses stories about people, places, and things to foster curiosity, encourage further inquiry, and promote an understanding of diverse perspectives about the Durham community and its history. The museum puts its mission into action at the History Hub, a free, public venue that features rotating exhibits on a variety of Durham topics.

General
  • ADA Compliant Facilities:
  • Business Hours: Tu-Sa, 10am-5pm; Su, 1-5pm. Evening hours on Third Fridays.
  • Miles To Convention Center: 0.20
  • Miles to RDU Airport: 14.3
  • Accessible to Strollers:
  • Public Restrooms - Disabled Access: Accessible without assistance
Payment/Discounts/Rates
  • Free Admission All The Time:
Parking
  • Free Parking:
  • Motorcoach Parking:
  • Parking On-site:
  • #Handicap Parking Spaces in Front or Nearby: 1
Group Tour Info
  • Tour Type: Self Guided
  • Tours Are Offered Or Can Be Arranged:
  • Welcomes Groups Of 10+:
  • Welcomes Motorcoach Groups:
  • Welcomes School Groups:
Property Details & Services
  • 100% Smoke Free:
  • On-site Meeting Facilities:
Visual Arts
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History & Heritage
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Activity Type
  • Historic:
Category
  • Arts:
Age-appropriate
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  • Teens:
Museum of Durham History / History Hub Meeting Facility
  • # of Rooms: 1
  • Total Sqft.: 900
  • Exhibit Space:
  • Reception Capacity: 50
  • Ceiling: 11
  • Outdoor Meeting Space Available:
  • Tables & Chairs Included:
  • Outdoor Capacity: 0
  • Cultural Facility:

Finding Each Other in History: Stories from LGBTQ+ Durham

This citizen-curated Our Bull City exhibit features personal narratives that show how LGBTQ folks in Durham have a long, but often invisible, history of overcoming adversity to form community. …


History Grove Meet-Up

Does your neighborhood have a story to tell? Celebrate it with a History Grove. Learn tips and ideas from your neighbors at this how-to session at the Museum.


A-Z Exhibit - "I is for Innovation"

Have you ever had to open a childproof cap or press "control-alt-delete" on your keyboard? Are you familiar with the cochlear implant or Astroturf? These innovations came out of work and …


Durham Convention & Visitors Bureau
212 W Main St #101
Durham, NC 27701 USA
Phone: (919) 687-0288
Toll Free: (800) 446-8604