The Duke Lemur Center is open all year round from 9:00 a.m. ’til 4:00 p.m. and welcomes visitors to tour and learn about these rare and amazing animals. Please note, however, that you must have a reservation in order to see the lemurs, and that you will not be able to see the lemurs unless you schedule one of the many tour options we have available. Learn more about our tours via our tours homepage.
All tours are by reservation only. To schedule a tour, please visit our tours homepage or call (919) 401-7240.
Tours are not offered on Tuesdays.
The gift shop is open to the public from 9:00 a.m. ’til 4:00 p.m. seven days a week. You do NOT need a reservation to visit the gift shop, and parking is simple and free! Step-by-step directions are available HERE.
The tour department and Lemur Landing gift shop will be closed on the following dates:
Education staff retreat: November 6, 2018
Thanksgiving Day: November 22, 2018
Closed for private tour: Wednesday, November 28, 2018 from 1:00-4:00 p.m. EST
Christmas holiday: December 24-26, 2018
New Year’s Day: January 1, 2019
Closed for inventory: January 7-9, 2019
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