Duke University

Duke Lemur Center

Zoo, College Lab, and College Science Building
  • Matt M.
    "Walking with Lemurs tour is totally worth it."(2 Tips)
    Alyssa K.
    "Watch out for the nocturnal aye aye."(2 Tips)
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  • Hank H.
    Hank HanesJuly 27
    Patrick was my tour guide and he was amazing. By far one of the most engaging and informative experiences me and the kids have ever had.
  • Roger S.
    Take a tour and visit the most ancient living primates.
  • Matt M.
    Matt McGuiganAugust 15, 2014
    Walking with Lemurs tour is totally worth it.
  • Steph
    StephJanuary 25, 2014
    In the winter the lemurs stay inside. You can still see them (they're behind glass) but if I were to go back, I'd go in the summer.
  • Alisha B.
    Alisha BhagatJune 23, 2013
    Book your tour early to get a spot and be sure to ask the docents lots of questions to learn lemur trivia.
  • The News & Observer
    The News & ObserverJuly 23, 2012
    The Duke Lemur Center, the only one of its kind in the world, sits on 80 acres south of Duke University. For over 40 years, Duke scientists and veterinarians have monitored more than 230 lemurs daily. Read more
  • Miranda C.
    Miranda CheathamFebruary 15, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Feeding nocturnals is exhilarating.. Beware the slow loris' toxic bite
  • Jae
    JaeMay 17, 2011
    The "walking with lemurs" tours are expensive but worth every penny! DO NOT miss your chance to go on one.
  • Alyssa K.
    Alyssa KuhnMay 4, 2010
    Watch out for the nocturnal aye aye. In Madagascar you're considered cursed if it points its middle finger at you.
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