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Doris Duke Center at Sarah P. Duke Gardens

  • 420 Anderson St
  • Duke University West Campus
  • Durham, NC 27705
  • Primary: (919) 684-3698
  • Fax: (919) 668-3610
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The Doris Duke Center is an 18,000-sq.-ft. complex complementing the existing landscape of Sarah P. Duke Gardens. The center features a special events hall and pond-side amphitheater available for rental, as well as an outdoor terrace, a classroom, and a library.

General
  • Business Hours: M-Sa, 9am-6pm; Su, 12pm-5pm.
  • Miles To Convention Center: 1.80
  • Miles to RDU Airport: 15.0
Payment/Discounts/Rates
  • Cash Only:
  • Free Admission All The Time:
Parking
  • Motorcoach Parking:
  • Paid Parking:
Activity Type
  • Science & Nature:
Category
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Age-appropriate
  • Ages 6-12:
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Recreation & Activities
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Doris Duke Center at Sarah P. Duke Gardens Meeting Facility
  • # of Rooms: 1
  • Total Sqft.: 18,000
  • Theatre Capacity: 160
  • Classroom Capacity: 90
  • Reception Capacity: 150
  • Space Notes: Maximum capacity: 100 for a seated dinner, and 150 for a standing reception. Oak podium with microphone.
  • Description: The Doris Duke Center indoor reception and meeting space seamlessly integrates the award-winning botanic gardens outside, its hardwood architectural elements and large windows with scenic views creating a tranquil atmosphere. This natural setting provides you the opportunity to stage a productive meeting that inspires creativity and collaborative thinking.
  • #1: Motorized 65x116-inch projection screen & HD video projector
  • #2: Wi-Fi connection
  • #3: Complimentary parking
  • Off-site Catering Allowed:
  • Outdoor Capacity: 100
  • Outdoor Meeting Space Available:
Meeting Facility Rooms
Kirby Horton Hall
160
90
80
100
Piva Terrace
150
Angle Ampitheater
140
Durham Convention & Visitors Bureau
212 W Main St #101
Durham, NC 27701 USA
Phone: (919) 687-0288
Toll Free: (800) 446-8604