Discover Durham Virtual Tour

You know Durham is cool. Now you can show everyone why. Take a virtual tour of the Bull City no matter where you are. Visit on your mobile device or desktop computer to get started.There’s no need to download an app.  The Discover Durham Virtual Tour is available on:

  • Desktop
  • Laptop
  • Touch-screen and non-touch screen monitors
  • VR headsets

For the full Virtual Reality experience, you can use VR headsets:

  • Open link in your phone browser:
  • Click on VR Icon in the upper right corner (it looks like a rectangle with two circles cut out of the inside).
  • The screen will appear orange at first. Don’t worry. The image will change to full color once the experience begins.
  • Click “Enter the VR Experience” button.
  • Click “Enter VR” again.
  • Turn your phone to landscape view.
  • Insert phone into VR viewer.
  • Align the circle in the center of the screen with any icon to see another location (you’ll see the circle get smaller as it registers your selection)
  • Tilt your head all the way down to find the main menu
  • Tilt your head all the way up to find the main sky menu

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