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Frightful Fun Planned at The Durham Museum’s GREAT HALL-oween Haunt

The Durham Museum’s 5th annual Great Hall-oween Haunt will be held Tuesday, October 24,  from 5-8PM (NEW EXTENDED TIME). The community is invited to a trick-or-treat experience like no other! Grab a trick-or-treat bag in the Suzanne and Walter Scott Great Hall and head out to find historical characters stationed throughout the museum handing out yummy treats. Visit them in… Continue Reading Frightful Fun Planned at The Durham Museum’s GREAT HALL-oween Haunt

Durham Museum asks Local Teachers to Help Celebration of National Nano Day

The Durham Museum is asking area teachers to help us celebrate the opening of our fall exhibition, Zoom Into Nano, by participating in our “Nanometer Challenge” on National Nanotechnology Day; Monday, October 9, 2017. Teachers and students are asked to come up with a creative way to represent one-hundred billion nanometers (one-hundred billion nanometers=one hundred meters). Ideas include running a… Continue Reading Durham Museum asks Local Teachers to Help Celebration of National Nano Day

Durham Museum presents “George Washington” to over 3,000 area students

In celebration of Constitution Day, The Durham Museum is proud to present “George Washington” as portrayed by historical biographer, Carl Closs.  Closs is a former educator and business executive who has dedicated his retirement since 1997 toward helping children and adults discover the real George Washington. His portrayal goes a lot deeper than simply dressing in a buff and blue… Continue Reading Durham Museum presents “George Washington” to over 3,000 area students

Registration Open for 14th Annual Teachers’ Night

The Durham Museum is pleased to present its 14th annual Teachers’ Night on Friday, October 6, from 5-8PM. This complimentary event is one of the region’s largest open houses and information exchanges for area educators and is open to all teachers and education professionals. At this year’s Teachers’ Night, attendees will be able to network with other educators and pick… Continue Reading Registration Open for 14th Annual Teachers’ Night

Channel you inner James Bond at “Shaken, Not Stirred”

Channel your inner James Bond and sip on vesper martinis as The Durham Museum hosts Shaken, Not Stirred, a 21-and-older event, on Friday, September 15, 2017, from 6-10PM. Dress the part as your favorite Bond girl, villain or 007 himself! Explore our feature exhibition “Top Secret: License to Spy”…with no kids to contaminate the crime scene! Other event features include:… Continue Reading Channel you inner James Bond at “Shaken, Not Stirred”

The Durham Museum celebrates National Root Beer Float Day with free root beer floats this Saturday, August 5th

The Durham Museum will celebrate National Root Beer Float Day with free 8 oz. root beer floats to all visitors on Saturday, August 5. Each visitor will receive a ticket for one root beer float during museum hours, 10AM-5PM. Regular museum admission applies and members are free. The complimentary floats are being generously underwritten by Renewal by Andersen, Oriental Trading… Continue Reading The Durham Museum celebrates National Root Beer Float Day with free root beer floats this Saturday, August 5th