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Public Gardens

Overflowing with lush plants, fascinating species, and beautiful landscapes, Durham's public gardens are areas to be cherished and admired. Don't miss the colorful beauty on display at the Sarah P. Duke Gardens, one of the finest examples of public gardens in the country, offering free admission to its expansive grounds. Durham is also home to rose cultures, educational gardens, and more, all of which can be explored in the search below.

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Sarah P. Duke Gardens

  • 420 Anderson St
  • Duke University West Campus
  • Durham, NC 27705
  • (919) 684-3698
  • W Central Durham, including Duke

Named one of the top 10 public gardens in the U.S. by TripAdvisor and winner of the 2013 Horticulture Magazine Award for Garden Excellence, Duke Gardens is a stunning 55-acre public garden on the …

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Doris Duke Center at Sarah P. Duke Gardens

  • 420 Anderson St
  • Duke University West Campus
  • Durham, NC 27705
  • (919) 684-3698
  • W Central Durham, including Duke

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 …

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Durham Central Park, Inc

  • 501 Foster St, Downtown Durham
  • Durham, NC 27701
  • (919) 794-8194
  • Downtown Area

Durham Central Park provides the visitors and citizens of Durham with an exciting downtown destination that offers a venue for cultural activities, private parties, events, and that is part of a …

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SEEDS Educational Garden

  • 706 Gilbert St
  • (Corner of Gilbert St and Elizabeth St)
  • Durham, NC 27701
  • (919) 683-1197
  • Downtown Area

Founded in 1994, SEEDS is a two-acre urban garden and cooking classroom in the heart of Durham. SEEDS develops the capacity of young people to respect life, the earth, and each other through growing, …

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Witherspoon Rose Culture

  • 4800 Garrett Rd
  • Durham, NC 27707
  • (919) 489-4446
  • SW Durham, including Southpoint

Witherspoon Rose Culture features rose bushes on display; our shop offers a diverse selection of roses, perennials, ornamental grasses, unique pots, planters, fountains, and birdbaths. The Garden …

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