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Directions

From Raleigh:
Take I-40 West to the exit for Durham Freeway North (147). Take the Durham Freeway to exit 14 (the sign will read "Swift Ave / Duke East Campus"). Turn right at the traffic light at the end of the exit ramp. Remain in the right lane for about 75 feet. Turn right at the first corner onto West Pettigrew Street (just before the railroad tracks). We are in the second complex on the right—two large white houses—just pass the red brick Hillcrest Convalescent Center. Parking is in the back.

From Chapel Hill:
Take 15-501 North to the exit for Durham Freeway South (147). Take the Durham Freeway to exit 14 (the sign will read "Swift Ave / Duke East Campus"). Turn left onto Swift Avenue at the stoplight at the end of the exit ramp. Go through one traffic light. Turn right at the first corner onto West Pettigrew Street (just before the railroad tracks). We are in the second complex on the right—two large white houses—just pass the red brick Hillcrest Convalescent Center. Parking is in the back.

From downtown Durham:
Take Main Street toward Duke's East Campus. Go to the end of the campus wall and turn left at the traffic light onto Swift Avenue (which would be Broad Street if you turned right). Cross the railroad tracks and make an immediate left onto West Pettigrew Street. We are in the second complex on the right—two large white houses—just pass the red brick Hillcrest Convalescent Center. Parking is in the back.

From I-85:
Take the Gregson Street exit (exit 176A). You will be headed downtown. Make a right turn onto Main Street (Brightleaf Square will be on that corner). Take a left at the fourth traffic light onto Swift Avenue (which would be Broad Street if you turned right). Cross the railroad tracks and make an immediate left onto West Pettigrew Street. We are in the second complex on the right—two large white houses—just pass the red brick Hillcrest Convalescent Center. Parking is in the back.

From Duke's West Campus

By car:
Take Campus Drive toward East Campus. Take a left onto Swift Avenue. Go through two traffic lights, and then immediately get in the right lane. Turn right at the next corner onto West Pettigrew Street (just before the railroad tracks). We are in the second complex on the right—two large white houses—just pass the red brick Hillcrest Convalescent Center. Parking is in the back.

By bus:
Take the East/West campus bus from the West Campus bus stop. Pull the cord immediately after passing under the first bridge. Cross the street and proceed toward the second bridge. You will see steps going up the hill by the blue safety light and telephone. At the top of the steps, turn left and follow the sidewalk along West Pettigrew Street. We are the first complex on the left — two large white houses.

Street Address

Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University
1317 W. Pettigrew Street
Durham, NC 27705

Phone: 919.660.3663
Fax: 919.681.7600
Email: 

CDS Building Fall Hours

Monday:  9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Tuesday: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Wednesday: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Thursday: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Friday: 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sunday: Closed
 
Please note that computer labs and darkrooms close 30 minutes before the building closes.

CDS Gallery Fall Hours

Monday: 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Tuesday: 
9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Wednesday: 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Thursday: 9 a.m. to 7 p.m
Friday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday: 
9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sunday: closed

On occasion, the galleries are closed for installation, maintenance, and university scheduling considerations. Visitors might wish to call 919.660.3663 before they make a special trip to see an exhibition, to ensure that the galleries are open. Click here for our Winter hours and close dates.

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