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Sarah P. Duke Gardens

426 Anderson St, Box 90341, Durham, NC 27708-0341
+1 919-684-3698
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Beautiful, peaceful

We had the joy of taking 2 afternoons just to walk the gardens, beautiful and peaceful great for... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Mindy G
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Annapolis, Maryland
Something for every season!

My Raleigh garden club visited in October and there was so much to still see! Particularly the... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
coppertopfarm
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Durham, North Carolina
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426 Anderson St, Box 90341, Durham, NC 27708-0341
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We had the joy of taking 2 afternoons just to walk the gardens, beautiful and peaceful great for families and students...a real Christmas present to yourself to go

Thank Mindy G
Reviewed 6 days ago

My Raleigh garden club visited in October and there was so much to still see! Particularly the massed arrangements of pots. Just beautifully done. We had the most wonderful guide who was full of interesting anecdotes and background information. She was delightful! Vegas metals did...More

Thank coppertopfarm
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is amazingly beautiful. We are deeply impressed and really appreciated Sara P Duke's contribution to the society. The only thing is there are too many visitor's during the weekend. :).

Thank Henry Z
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A group from the North America Rock Garden Society took the whirlwind tour (1.5 hours to see all the hi liters). About half the group had been there before and were stunned by all the additions and improvements in the hardscape, for example the drainage...More

Thank Tom H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Be careful with parking.. beautiful park very large give yourself an hour to an hour an 1/2 must see

Thank Dee22321205
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Duke gardens is just a beautiful walk. Always enjoy it no matter the season. Good for anyone who has issues walking.

Thank Lois S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a beautiful place! Even in November, you will find perfect scenery, photo opportunities are everywhere. If you want to make memories in Durham, This is the place!

Thank Peggy M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had always heard about the gardens and finally got to see it. We were here in June 2017 and it was beautiful. We loved all the plants, flowers, and really loved the beautiful trees that shaded the whole area. They also permitted pets during certain...More

Thank 50988Mark_S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place gets very crowded on weekends and gorgeous fall or spring days, so try to come at off hours if you want to relax or take pictures without a bunch of others in the frame. Rotating displays keep this garden interesting year round. Gorgeous...More

Thank Susie H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Duke gardens are one of our favorite spots to visit. Beautiful places to walk and right next to the University. You can go to campus and eat at the food court if you get hungry.

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Bridgette T
20 May 2017|
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Response from DukeGardens | Property representative |
The gardens themselves are open from 8 a.m. to dusk. But the visitor center (which includes restrooms, an info desk and a gift shop) is open from noon to 5 p.m. The gift shop is closed in January and February. There are also... More
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Asha S
18 May 2017|
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Response from Jim J | Reviewed this property |
Early April.
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cwdigraz
24 March 2017|
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Response from DukeGardens | Property representative |
The South Lawn in the Historic Gardens is the best location to settle in for a picnic in Duke Gardens. Another beautiful and spacious gathering space is the Fisher Amphitheater, also in the Historic Gardens. We ask that... More
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