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Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University

2001 Campus Drive, Durham, NC 27705-1003
+1 919-684-5135
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Great time on a rainy day.

We visited on a rainy day in May. The museum is noted as being small, but the 3 exhibits we saw... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Raleigh, North Carolina
lovely small contemporary museum

Very small but lovely with good light and a few shows here and there. Very nice restaurant, good... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Durham, North Carolina
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2001 Campus Drive, Durham, NC 27705-1003
+1 919-684-5135
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We visited on a rainy day in May. The museum is noted as being small, but the 3 exhibits we saw where well worth the $5 admission fee. I really liked the European and Meso-american displays. Overall we spent 2 hours there. I'm sure we...More

Thank tramsell
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very small but lovely with good light and a few shows here and there. Very nice restaurant, good for lunch or brunch.

Thank achef
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

I had a couple hours to kill before I had to head back to the airport. The Nasher was close by so I popped in. This is quite a small museum but has some very nice selections of art; anything from Ancient Greece to ultra...More

Thank Gloria B
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Located on the Duke Campus, it was a surprise treat. First I wandered into the African galleries full of artifacts from tribal societies in Africa. Some of the items seem to still carry remnants of the power they carried when they were in use, European,...More

1  Thank James T
Reviewed 21 December 2016

The Nasher Museum is tucked within the Duke campus and is a delightful small art museum. It is a very modern, airy building, with a huge open atrium that houses reception, the cafe and seating areas, with the galleries set around the perimeter. One gallery...More

1  Thank Hill_Runner_NC
Reviewed 19 December 2016

I visited the Museum and was pleasantly surprised that they had a live artist that day, Candy Carver. We went for one thing and were pleasantly surprised when we were asked to participate in the arts and crafts session. We went to experience art and...More

Thank geraleeseeast
Reviewed 4 December 2016

The Museum portrays recent arts based on past.Some of the artifacts are old, but many are based on Paintings Photographs based on Sothern American History.The Museum is in 3 parts, each defining different time lines.

Thank RbellBangalore
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Looking for things to do during my Thanksgiving visit. 5 of us went and thoroughly enjoyed. The museum lives up to the Nasher standards. Especially enjoyed the Southern Accents exhibition. A few in our group ate at the restaurant and gave it high marks.

Thank Connie B
Reviewed 16 November 2016

The Nasher Museum is one of the real jewels of Duke University. The quality of the art is outstanding, with exhibits that are easy to navigate.

Thank DeeDee3579
Reviewed 14 November 2016

We wandered in, not knowing too much about this museum - and were we surprised! Fabulous cafe, wonderful exhibit (Southern Accents) and interesting permanent collection. What a jewel!

Thank Zevmom
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