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Preservation Durham Walking Tours

6 reviews
About Preservation Durham Walking Tours
Preservation Durham presents free walking tours on three Saturdays each month, Apr. through Nov: 1st Sat: Durham Mural Bike Tour -2nd Sat: Durham's Tobacco Heritage -3rd Sat: Civil Rights Legacy -4th Sat: Architecture No reservations required, just meet your guide at 10:00am on Sat. morning at our sign at the Durham Farmers’ Market. Tours last about 90 min. and return to the start point. Tours arranged at other times by appt.
Durham, NC
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Reviewed 25 November 2018

I recently took the Architectural Walking Tour of Downtown Durham. My guide, Andy, was very informative and friendly and made the 90 minute walk in the rain, very worth it. It made me curious enough to make sure to take some of the other tours...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 30 November 2016

Toured the Saturday after Thanksgiving. About a dozen folks ranging in Durham-familiarity from a 36-year resident to new students at Duke University figured it would be more fun to walk downtown Durham than battle crowds at the malls. It was sunny but cold and the...More

Date of experience: November 2016
1  Thank Lynn S
Reviewed 3 July 2016

We've lived in Durham for 20 years and had seen these tours depart on Saturdays from the Farmers Market. We finally went online to learn about when which tours (architectural, civil rights, tobacco history) are given on which Saturdays. We did the architectural tour, which...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank TarHeel
Reviewed 2 July 2015

These tours are great for anyone interested in Durham's history and/or architecture. I've been on all 3 offered tours and each give some great insights into Durham's buildings and history. While Greensboro and other towns get all the publicity, Durham's prominent role in the civil...More

Date of experience: May 2015
Thank thecrisper
Reviewed 30 June 2015

Durham's history is what keeps it dirty (and interesting, and unique) and it's great to be able to learn so much about it on a free guided tour. The perfect way to start or end a day at the farmer's market or keep relatives entertained...More

Date of experience: June 2015
1  Thank Chris A
Reviewed 30 June 2015

These tours provide a wonderful overview of Durham's rich social and architectural history. The tour guides are knowledgeable about the city and tour subject matter.

Date of experience: October 2014
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