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Formerly Union Station, this fully restored Art Deco railway station is available for events during non-public hours. Areas available include the Great hall, which accommodates up to 450 for a sit-down dinner or 600 for a cocktail reception; the Swanson Gallery will accommodate 250 for a sit-down dinner or 400 for a cocktail reception; Track Level & Train Exhibit Area will accommodate 150 for a sit-down dinner and 1000 cocktail reception. There are also several conference rooms available. 225 free parking spaces. The museum will provide a list of preferred caterers, multimedia and transportation services.

Health Protocol
  • Single Use Menus:
  • Masks Provided:
  • Health Screening Required-Staff:
  • Health Related Staff Training:
  • No Contact Services:
  • Sneeze Guards/Contact Barriers:
  • Limited Elevator Occupancy:
  • Social Distancing Guidelines Enforced:
  • Social Distance Markings/Signage:
  • Social Distance Furniture Configurations:
  • Health Protocol Statement: As of May 25, 2021 The Durham Museum no longer has an occupancy cap and timed tickets are no longer required. Guests are still encouraged to purchase admission tickets in advance online at DurhamMuseum.org. The museum may stagger entry into some exhibit spaces to accommodate larger groups.
  • Health Protocol Link: https://durhammuseum.org/visit/hours-and-admission/#updates
  • Mobile Payments Accepted:
  • Hand Wash/Sanitizer Stations:
  • CDC Recommended Cleaning Procedures:
  • Virtual Events:
  • Open For Business:
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Hours and Price - General
  • Hours: Monday/10AM-4PM; Tues/10AM-8PM;Wed-Sat/10am-4pm; Sun/Noon-5pm, Closed major holidays
  • Price: Admission: $11 adults; $8 seniors; $7 ages 3-12
  • Season: Summer 2020
Dining - Health Protocols
  • Single Use Menus:
Personal Protection - Health Protocols
  • Masks Provided:
  • Health Screening Required-Staff:
  • Health Related Staff Training:
General - Health Protocols
  • No Contact Services:
  • Sneeze Guards/Contact Barriers:
  • Limited Elevator Occupancy:
  • Social Distancing Guidelines Enforced:
  • Social Distance Markings/Signage:
  • Social Distance Furniture Configurations:
  • Health Protocol Statement: As of May 25, 2021 The Durham Museum no longer has an occupancy cap and timed tickets are no longer required. Guests are still encouraged to purchase admission tickets in advance online at DurhamMuseum.org. The museum may stagger entry into some exhibit spaces to accommodate larger groups.
  • Health Protocol Link: https://durhammuseum.org/visit/hours-and-admission/#updates
  • Mobile Payments Accepted:
  • Hand Wash/Sanitizer Stations:
  • CDC Recommended Cleaning Procedures:
  • Virtual Events:
  • Open For Business:
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