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Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University

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Address: 2001 Campus Drive, Durham, NC 27708
Phone Number: 919-684-5135
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Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tue - Wed 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thu 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Nice little museum

The museum itself is a great setting, but we were a little disappointed that it took less than 20 mins to look around everything. Was expecting more from this museum.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 8, 2015
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Fayetteville, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

The exhibits were very trendy and modern. The cafeteria was excellent, but service was somewhat slow. I plan on coming back when there is an exhibit that strikes my fancy.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

The museum itself is a great setting, but we were a little disappointed that it took less than 20 mins to look around everything. Was expecting more from this museum.

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West Des Moines, Iowa
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

I'm not generally a fan of modern art, so for me it's usually a hit or miss. I prefer art that has some kind of clear subject matter or offers an insightful commentary. I'm alright with having to analyze and read into art pieces but I didn't really find much at this museum that inspired me. We spent hardly any... More 

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Durham, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

An interesting permanent collection and always other exhibits of interest. Go to see the art and eat dinner or brunch too.

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Durham, North Carolina
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Go to eat in the Cafe - especially on the weekend when it is not crowded. The artwork is not something I liked. The gift store is very expensive.

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Exton, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Most of permanent collection is closed during renovations. Exhibit of American and British screen prints was interesting. Exhibit of some fellows' collection of contemporary art left new befuddled and asking why it was there.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

A great space for art at Duke University. We were in Durham for graduation, had dinner outside and toured the gallery. Nice museum shop too.

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Hillsboro, Oregon
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Paid parking. And a stairs from parking lot to get to the museum. When you enter the museum it's very open a airy. The cafe there serves brunch. Prices are resonable. To me I expected to enter the museum and be immersed with whatever the museum was about. Instead it was a lot of bare walls and open spaces. Fee... More 

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Pinehurst
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

I've been to the Guggenheim and the Metropolitan Museum of Art in NY. I've been to the Louvre. This little gem is special because it is small and not terribly crowded. You can actually take your time and admire - or criticize! - at your own pace. Not far from Duke Gardens, so I would suggest combining the two for... More 

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Durham, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

A jewel of a building: light-filled atrium, small enough to not overwhelm which allows for a leisurely pace through the galleries. Challenging work, thoughtful curating, diverse voices: art for the new millennium. Fine restaurant with patio dining, gift shop. Permanent collection gallery currently under renovation, opening in the fall.

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Additional Information about Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University

Address: Address: 2001 Campus Drive, Durham, NC 27708
Phone Number: 919-684-5135
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Durham
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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