Properties & Centers
In her will, Doris Duke requested that her properties in New Jersey, Hawaii and Rhode Island be opened for public visitation and used for educational programs. These locations are managed by operating foundations that receive support from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation.
- Duke Farms is a 2,700-acre property in Hillsborough, New Jersey, created by Doris Duke's father, James Buchanan Duke, at the turn of the 20th century. Duke Farms was first opened to the public on May 19, 2012 and has a mission of environmental stewardship.
- Shangri La is the home that Doris Duke built in Honolulu, where she paired gorgeous Hawaiian landscapes with a large collection of Islamic art. Shangri La serves as a center for the study of Islamic arts and cultures, and offers tours as well as a variety of programs.
- Rough Point is the Duke family mansion in Newport, Rhode Island, which features an extensive collection of European fine and decorative arts. Rough Point is open to the public as a museum.
The properties are owned and managed by operating foundations that receive support from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation.