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Why I support the North Carolina Museum of History, an affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution...


Mr. Robert C. Doherty
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North Carolina Museum of History Foundation






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Monday–Saturday: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Sunday: Noon to 5:00 p.m.

Closed New Year's Day, Good Friday, Easter, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Veteran's Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, and Christmas Day.


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5 East Edenton Street
Raleigh, North Carolina 27601
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919-807-7900

Admission

Free (charge for some special exhibits)

Featured Exhibits


 scruggs banjo Carolina Bluegrass: Breakdowns and Revivals
August 29, 2014-May 17, 2015

From the early 1950s to the early 1980s, bluegrass festivals and fiddlers’ conventions, record labels, and television shows all helped to popularize bluegrass music. This year’s lobby case features promotional posters, album covers, and television clips.
Learn more >

 

Stagville: Black & White

March 1, 2014-January 25, 2015

Photographer Brenda Scott showcases the natural beauty of Historic Stagville while capturing the spirit of those who once lived there and connecting the past and the present in this exhibit of her work. Learn more >
 

North Carolina and the Civil War: The Bitter End, 1864–1865


The third and final exhibit in the Civil War sesquicentennial series begins in the spring of 1864, when heavy fighting in Virginia was thinning the ranks of Tar Heel troops, and closes with the surrender of the CSS Shenandoah in Liverpool, England on November 6, 1865. Learn more>


The Story of North Carolina

Permanent exhibit using artifacts, multimedia presentations, dioramas, interactives, and other components to chronicle life in North Carolina from the earliest inhabitants through the 20th century. Learn more


basketball  North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame
Audio, video, and interactive biographies, plus Richard Petty's stock car, Meadowlark Lemon's uniform, and other sports artifacts.

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Highlighted Events


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Time for Tots: Aw, Nuts!

Tuesday, September 2 or 9, 10–10:45 a.m.
Ages 3–5 (with adult)
$3 per child; $1 for museum members

To register, call 919-807-7992.

Discover the “gooberlicious” history of peanuts, then create a “nutty” craft to take home.

History Corner: The Corner Cure-All

Wednesday, September 3, 10–11 a.m.
Ages 6–9 (with adult)
$3 per child; $1 for museum members

To register, call 919-807-7992.

Go on a hunt through our 1920s pharmacy exhibit, and learn about remedies—and toys and candies—of the past.

History Hunters: Home Remedies

Wednesday, September 3, 11:15 a.m.–12:15 p.m.
Ages 10–13
$3 per child; $1 for museum members

To register, call 919-807-7992.

Salt on a bee sting? A sock around your neck? Find out how our ancestors used home and store ingredients to stay well . . . or get better.

Picturing History: Photography Workshop

Friday, September 5, 4–6 p.m., or Saturday, September 6, 1–3 p.m.
Ages 10 and up
$8 per person; $5 for museum members, THJHA members, or students enrolled in museum or historic sites junior curator programs
To register, click here.

Dr. Brenda Scott, Guest Curator, Stagville: Black & White 

Photographer Scott will lead these hands-on workshops as she shares how to use a camera for documenting the people and places of local history. Bring your own camera.


National Grandparents Day at the Museum

Sunday, September 7

Enjoy discounts and specials in the Museum Shop while celebrating some of the special people in your life.


Time for Tots: Aw, Nuts!

Tuesday, September 9, 10–10:45 a.m.
Ages 3–5 (with adult)
$3 per child; $1 for museum members
To register, call 919-807-7992.

Discover the “gooberlicious” history of peanuts, then create a “nutty” craft to take home.

History à la Carte: North Carolina’s Bluegrass Tradition

Wednesday, September 10, noon–1 p.m.
Bring your lunch; beverages provided.

Joe Newberry, Songwriter and Musician

Newberry is a North Carolina transplant who has created music most of his life—with a banjo, a guitar, and a fiddle. His legendary songwriting and singing skills have delighted audiences around the world.


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  North Carolina Museum of History
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  Raleigh, North Carolina 27601
  919-807-7900


   
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