Mural Bike Tours

Preservation Durham has partnered with The Nasher Museum of Duke University and the Museum of Durham History to create a bicycle tour of the historic murals of downtown Durham. Some murals that will be featured, amongst others, include:

  • Manbites Dog Mural
  • Angel of Spring Mural
  • The Wall of Hope Mural
  • The Cookery Mural
  • Two Way Bridges Mural
  • The Hayti Mural
  • Durham Civil Rights Mural
  • Trinity Design Mural
  • The Pauli Murray Murals
  • Also, the tours include a mural by Odili Donald Odita, commissioned by the Nasher Museum, at the Downtown Durham YMCA.

The tours are designed for anyone who has a bike and is comfortable riding on a city street.


Tours meet and depart from the Durham Farmer’s Market at the Durham Central Park, 501 Foster Street.

Tours run every first Saturday from May through November starting at 10:00am. Check in 15 minutes early. Tours run about 90 minutes.

Cost is free to all!!

We are always looking for volunteer tour leaders/docents!! If you are interested, please contact the volunteer coordinator, Nick Verna at