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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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Nice and small museum

Not a large museum but they have an interesting permanent collection and we saw a very nice special... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
thefrenchguy2015
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Hilton Head, South Carolina
Must see

It is a small museum, but it is very nice. They also have nice glasses. As a Duke employee, my... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
bbwoo7
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Yonkers, New York
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 21:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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2001 Campus Drive, Durham, NC 27705-1003
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Not a large museum but they have an interesting permanent collection and we saw a very nice special exhibit there. Worth the trip and the time to visit.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a small museum, but it is very nice. They also have nice glasses. As a Duke employee, my visit was free.

Thank bbwoo7
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

For $14 each admission, we expected a museum experience, not just one exhibit. The Dolci was pretty great, more so because we've been to Florence, Italy experienced similar pieces. It took all of an hour.

Thank LiJoMo2
Reviewed 23 July 2017

I was visiting my son who lives in Durham...first time visit to this Museum..outstanding collection in beautiful building

Thank hcohn31
Reviewed 21 July 2017

Several times a year, I remember the Nasher, and what a fine experience it always proves to be! Today I viewed 'Transcendent Imagery from the Contemporary Collection'. A most interesting gallery exhibit - a variety of paintings, photographs, and sculpture guaranteed to spark interest in...More

Thank carolinanorte
Reviewed 18 July 2017

Rotating exhibits and around 4-5 exhibits at one time. Lots of local artists and good descriptions of everything. Not free if not a Duke student. Recommend spending 1-2 hours there. There are also some sketching classes and a delicious cafe.

Thank Anasoma
Reviewed 2 July 2017

Upon first glance, you dont realize just how large the interior space of the museum is. There is a large space when you enter and the exhibits branch off the central space. The collection is broad. Objects ranging from modern to antiquity await your discerning...More

Thank C S
Reviewed 24 June 2017

This small art museum is fun and located not far from the Duke Campus and Duke Gardens. They feature, quarterly, Art and other objects. Check their web site!

Thank ejohn8
Reviewed 23 May 2017

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 6 May 2017

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

Thank achef
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