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Small but free

Five stars for staff, price, and bathrooms. They pack quite a bit of info in a small area. The... read more

Reviewed August 22, 2019
EFW2014
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Woolwich, Maine
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A Wonderful Beginning

My husband and I (and he is a historian at UNC) really enjoyed the History Hub. It is a small but... read more

Reviewed July 24, 2018
HollyR56
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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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Aug 22, 2019
“Small but free”
Jul 24, 2018
“A Wonderful Beginning”
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Reviewed August 22, 2019 via mobile

Five stars for staff, price, and bathrooms. They pack quite a bit of info in a small area. The building is situated in a way you can check out sone of Durham’s oldest buildings. The interactive display screen wasn’t working while we were there. A...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank EFW2014
Reviewed July 24, 2018

My husband and I (and he is a historian at UNC) really enjoyed the History Hub. It is a small but intriguing introduction to a city that has so many different stories to tell. The Hub provides many nuggets that we did not know --...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank HollyR56
Reviewed June 20, 2018

At first I was surprised that the museum was housed in a former train depot. That's more the museum you'd expect from a small town, in contrast to the huge complexes that Raleigh has. But a lot of good came in this small package. They...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed April 19, 2018

Definitely check it out. Covers the history of Durham, which it is full of. Not just the tobacco and the movie, but Black Wall Street, and all of the people that makes Durham what it is.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank KevinM332
Reviewed September 2, 2017

One visit and you will realize that there is great depth to the history of this vibrant diverse city I am proud to call home.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Wayne D
Reviewed July 2, 2017

A good place to get the background of the city and what is happening now. A small building populated with great people.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank C S
Reviewed May 25, 2017

I organized a Meetup event here to go through the Durham History Hub. It was a great little tour, with informative signs and photos. There were several large windows, which added nice natural light. In addition, there was information under the windows which explained what...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank dukefan86
Reviewed July 26, 2016

This former train stop , is now a nice little historical stop , in downtown Durham. It has changing exhibits on the history of the area and good information on things too see. The volunteer staff is quite knowledgeable. Also has play area for smaller...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Anne D
Reviewed June 11, 2016

A small building housing several exhibits tracing Durham's ancestral, cultural, and economic history, with particular and well-deserved attention to our rich African-American heritage. The museum is very small, but carefully reading everything in there could take 1-2 hours, though one could get a nice overview...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank JMinNC
Reviewed December 17, 2015

Well-designed virtual visit to Durham's past. You'll see the movers and shakers and historic sights. It's fun.

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Maureen B
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