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“Awesome Experience!”
Review of Duke Lemur Center

Duke Lemur Center
Ranked #8 of 77 things to do in Durham
Certificate of Excellence
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Richmond, Virginia
Level 3 Contributor
12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Awesome Experience!”
Reviewed May 20, 2014

Cannot say enough good things about the center and its staff! Tours range from guided tours to walking with lemurs in their enclosures -- they are at your feet. The staff answered my questions before I could ask them. The center does wonderful work in Durham and Madagascar. Do not miss!

Visited May 2014
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Evanston, Illinois
Level 6 Contributor
107 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“Cool Place to Visit”
Reviewed May 13, 2014

This is a great learning experience. The staff here really know their info on lemurs. They even can tell you who is making all the noise as you walk through the center. I would highly recommend a visit to this place.

Visited May 2014
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Durham
Level 4 Contributor
31 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“A wonderful experience”
Reviewed May 13, 2014

Great opportunity to learn about Lemurs, it is a great place to visit and well kept, there are a lot of different lemurs to look at and admire.

Visited April 2014
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Level 6 Contributor
206 reviews
103 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
“Walking with Lemurs...magical!”
Reviewed May 12, 2014

We took the Walking with Lemurs tour. It was a magical experience to be so close to these amazing animals with no barriers between us and them. Seeing them in the forest, rather than just in their enclosures, was beautiful too. The guides were very knowledgeable and took us through the experience at a relaxed pace. Reservations are definitely needed. I suggest 3+ weeks ahead if you need specific dates or around holidays.

Visited May 2014
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Raleigh, North Carolina
Level 4 Contributor
38 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Great Lemur experience”
Reviewed April 29, 2014

Toured the Lemur Center yesterday. Our guide, Chris, provided us with lots of good info about why Lemurs are important and how and why they came to Duke. He patiently answere all of our questions. Don't forget to look for the Lemurs in the wild as you exit the parking lot.

Visited April 2014
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