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Monday, April 27, 2015

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


Ms. Betty Ray McCain 
Foundation Board Member







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

Sunday: Noon to 5:00 p.m.

Closed New Year's Day, Easter, Veteran's Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, and Christmas Day.


Address

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

Admission

Free (charge for some special exhibits)

Featured Exhibits


Starring North Carolina!
November 15, 2014- September 7, 2015

 
Starring North Carolina! is an exhibition that will serve as the centerpiece of a celebration of filmmaking in the Tar Heel State. In addition to the exhibit, our celebration will also feature a film series and a film festival. Learn more > 


North Carolina State Highway Patrol:
Service, Safety, Sacrifice

January 31-August 2, 2015

 

The North Carolina State Highway Patrol was created in 1929 to address the increase in motor vehicle traffic on the state’s highways and the resulting increase in fatalities. Learn aboutthe agency'srich history through artifacts and images in this lobby exhibit.
Website >


The Story of
North Carolina

 

This major permanent exhibit traces life in North Carolina from the area’s first inhabitants through the 20th century. Learn more >

For more exhibits >


Highlighted Events


An Evening with David McCullough

Thursday, May 21, 7 p.m.
Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts, Raleigh.
To purchase tickets, click here.
Call 919-807-7873 for more information.

Author David McCullough is widely acclaimed as a “master of the art of narrative history” and has received both the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award (two times each), as well as the Presidential Medal of Freedom. Join us in welcoming this distinguished writer for an evening of insights on the lessons of leadership he learned while writing his latest release: a biography of the Wright brothers.

Presented with support from the North Carolina Museum of History Foundation, the News & Observer, First Tennessee Bank, Goodnight Educational Foundation, The Sherrill Fund, Smith Family Foundation, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina, Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth B. Howard, Mr. and Mrs. Paul F. Hoch, Jr., and Northwestern Mutual.


National History Day

Saturday, April 25, 9:30 a.m.–4 p.m.
For information, visit
ncdcr.gov/historyday or call Laura Ketcham at 919-807-7395. 
To watch the awards ceremony live at 2:45 p.m. click here.
(If there are any problems with the streaming video please check our YouTube page at https://www.youtube.com/user/OutreachMOH1)


Students in grades 6 through 12 have progressed through earlier competitions to arrive at this annual state-level contest. The public is welcome to attend and view presentations of exhibits, performances, documentaries, websites, and research papers that relate to the theme “Leadership and Legacy in History.”

National History Day in North Carolina is sponsored by the North Carolina Office of Archives and History, the North Caroliniana Society, and the Federation of North Carolina Historical Societies.
First Fridays at the Museum
Friday, May 1, 5–9 p.m.

Visit The Story of North Carolina chronological history exhibition on the lobby level and the Starring North Carolina! film exhibit (half-price admission; last tickets sold at 8 p.m.) on the third floor. Before you leave, stop by the Museum Shop to look for a souvenir. 

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

 
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