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1 North Carolina Museums of Life and Science
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Rank: 1 About 17

The North Carolina Museums of Life and Science begun in 1946 is located in Durham. The North Carolina Museums of Life and Science has more than 75 animal species and wildlife. This museum provides educational services. Every year more...

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Address: 433 W Murray Ave Durham, NC 27704, United States
Type: Museums


2 Ninth Street
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Rank: 3 About 17

The Ninth Street is located in Durham. The Ninth Street is also known as an alternative shopping district. The street is full of independently owned business sections. The street is home for many restaurants, shop, bagel, and beer and...

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Address: Ninth Street, Durham
Type: Streets, Squares and Neighbourhoods


3 Old West Durham
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Rank: 4 About 17

Old West Durham historic district was settled prior to the city of Durham existence in early 1850s. This neighborhood was originally known by the name, Pin Hook. Until early 1890s, it was a traveler’s rest of hesitant...

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Type: Streets, Squares and Neighbourhoods


4 book exchange
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Rank: 5 About 17

The primary function of the Book Exchange is to serve an alternative place to shop for college textbooks and has selection of monumental and real books. The staffs are also friendly and help the visitors. This store has shelves of books...

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Address: 3200 Croasdaile Dr # 203
Type: Stores and shopping malls


5 Eno River State Park
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Rank: 6 About 17

 The Eno River State Park is 5,700 acres of protected land.  This river begins in northwest of Orange County and flows through the eastward for 33 miles flowing to the Falls Lake. While going through the river, one can pass...

Reviewed by: Laalamani
Address: 4419 Guess Rd
Type: Parks and gardens


6 Brightleaf Square
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Rank: 7 About 17

Brightleaf Square is a mixed use complex of retail shops, art galleries, office space and dining in downtown Durham. It is the named after the Bright Leaf Historic District. The square has a 340 acre campus which has historic tobacco...

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Address: 905 West Main Street
Type: Streets, Squares and Neighbourhoods


7 Bennett place Historic Site
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Rank: 8 About 17

The Bennett Place Historic Site is located in western Durham. The Bennett Place Historic Site was the largest associate surrender of the War Between the States. The Bennett Place Historic Site was the largest surrender of the American Civil...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: 4409 Bennett Memorial Rd, Durham, NC, United States
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


8 Downtown
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Rank: 9 About 17

Downtown Durham is the historic, commercial and cultural core of the Durham city. The neighborhood has experienced considerable revitalization activity over the past fifteen years. Its total area is .751 square miles and divided into...

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Type: Streets, Squares and Neighbourhoods


9 Duke University
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Rank: 10 About 17

Duke University is a private research university which is situated in Durham. It was founded by Methodists and Quakers in the present day town of Trinity in 1838. The school got moved to Durham in 1892. This university...

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10 Golden Belt
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Rank: 11 About 17

The Golden Belt Manufacturing Company was founded in 1900 by Julian Shakespeare Carr as a textile factory which processed cotton into thread and produced pouches for Bull Durham Tobacco. Golden Belt features sustainable design...

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Address: 807 East Main Street
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


11 Sarah P. Duke Gardens
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Rank: 12 About 17

The Sarah P Duke Gardens is located in Durham. The Sarah P Duke Gardens has plenty of imported and native plants. The plants found there are Mountain Columbine, Wisteria and Japanese Iris. Pets are also allowed in this...

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Address: 426 Anderson St, Durham, NC, United States
Type: Parks and gardens


12 The Nasher Museum of Art
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Rank: 13 About 17

The Nasher Museum of Art is situated at Duke University and it opened in 2005. This museum serves the University and the Research Triangle area too. The surrounding regions are highlighted for exhibitions and educational programs....

Reviewed by: Laalamani
Address: Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University 2001 Campus Drive, Anderson Street, Durham, NC
Type: Museums


13 Durham Bulls Athletic Park
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Rank: 14 About 17

Durham’s most popular professional sports team is the Durham Bulls International League baseball team. This game is played in the Durham Bulls Athletic Park which is situated on the south end of downtown and was...

Reviewed by: Laalamani
Address: 409 Blackwell St,
Type: Nature and sport


14 Duke Chapel
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Rank: 15 About 17

Duke Chapel is an ecumenical Christian chapel and the center of religion at Duke. This historic building was constructed from 1930 to 1932. The Chapel has seating capacity of 1,800 people and stands 210 feet tall. This makes it...

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Address: Chapel Drive, Duke University
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites

Attractions close to Durham


The Raleigh-Durham International Airport - 9.4 mi
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In 1939, a General Assembly of North Carolina chartered the Raleigh-Durham Aeronautical Authority and this changed in 1945 to Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority. At present, The Raleigh-Durham International Airport is governed by the...

Reviewed by: Laalamani
Address: 2600 W.Terminal Blvd, Morrisville,NC
Distance: 15.2
City: Raleigh

Type: Getting around + Share


North Carolina Arboretum - 12.8 mi
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North Carolina Arboretum is an institute that is concerned mainly with education, research, economic development and also garden demonstration. This place is famous among tourists because of its beautiful landscapes, architecture and...

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Address: North Carolina Arboretum
Distance: 20.6
City: Asheville

Type: Parks and gardens + Share


Orange County Historial Museum - 12.8 mi
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Throughout the year, there are permanent as well as special exhibits at the Orange County Historical Museum. The permanent exhibits portray the history and development of Hillsborough in chronological fashion. There are objects of Native...

Reviewed by: Laalamani
Address: 201 N. Churton St.
Distance: 20.6
City: Hillsborough

Type: Museums + Share


The North Carolina Museum of Art - 16.2 mi
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The North Carolina Museum of Art is a museum which houses various art collections of North Carolina. Seventy percent of its budget is from private funds which are collected by the NC Museum of Art Foundation. There are some...

Reviewed by: Laalamani
Address: 2110 Blue Ridge Road
Distance: 26
City: Raleigh

Type: Museums + Share

Neighbouring places: Durham


Chapel Hill - 9.4 mi

Chapel Hill is located in Orange County in North Carolina of United States.  Chapel Hill is also known as America’s Foodiest Small town. As it has some small farms with some food chains such as A Southern...

Distance: 15.2
City: Chapel Hill

Morrisville - 11.6 mi

Morrisville town is situated in Wake County in North Carolina. The town is located to the north east central area of North Carolina. This area was originally named in the year 1852 after Jeremiah Morris, who had donated...

Distance: 18.6
City: Morrisville

Hillsborough - 12.7 mi

The Orange County is located in North Carolina State in the United States and in this county the town of Hillsborough is situated. This town is the county seat of Orange County. The gross area of this town is 4.6 square miles...

Distance: 20.5
City: Hillsborough

Cary - 14.6 mi

The city of Cary is located in Wake County of North Carolina State in the United States. This municipality lies in 2nd position, in the category of largest cities in Wake County. As per the 2008 census, the city is...

Distance: 23.5
City: Cary

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