Conveniently located in downtown Raleigh, North Carolina, the North Carolina Museum of History is easily accessible from major freeways. Parking structures are available within two blocks of the Museum. Events and exhibits change periodically, so it is advisable to review the website and calendar of events prior to arrival. Visitors can also access pre-visit materials online, recommended classroom tours, a gallery hunt, tips for analyzing artifacts, and much more. All of this, combined with exciting events and a state full of incredible history, make for an entertaining and educational time at the North Carolina Museum of History.
In addition to its ongoing and rotating cadre of exhibits, the North Carolina Museum of History also hosts a variety of events throughout the year to create engaging interactions for the community. These include such activities as book signings, films, fairs, and concerts featuring local musicians and folk artists. Annual festivals, such as the American Indian Heritage Celebration or the African American Cultural Celebration create engaging ways to interact with history and heritage.
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5 East Edenton Street, Raleigh, North Carolina 27601, website, Phone: 919-807-7900 Photo:
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