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Tuesday, July 28, 2015

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Donor Testimony

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


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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 > 

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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.
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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 >

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Highlighted Events

Exhibit Closing:  North Carolina State Highway Patrol: Service, Safety, Sacrifice

Sunday, August 2, 5 p.m.

The artifacts—including uniforms, weapons, motorcycles, and a car—and images in this lobby exhibit trace more than eight decades of highway safety and enforcement history.
Time for Tots: Clay Creations
Tuesday, August 4 or 11, 10–10:45 a.m.
Ages 3–5 (with adult)
$3 per child; $1 for museum members (plus state and local taxes)
To register click here. For information, call 919-807-7979.

People have made items out of clay for thousands of years. Find out about North Carolina’s pottery traditions, and make your own clay creation.

History Corner: To Fly!

Wednesday, August 5, 10–11 a.m.
Ages 6–9 (with adult)
$3 per child; $1 for museum members (plus state and local taxes)
To register click here. For information, call 919-807-7988.

Look—up in the air! Could you make a flying machine? Come and learn how the Wright brothers figured out how to fly.


History Hunters: The Wright Stuff

Wednesday, August 5, 11:15 a.m.–12:15 p.m.
Ages 10–13
$3 per child; $1 for museum members (plus state and local taxes)
Click here to register. For information, call 919-807-7988.

Ohio and North Carolina both claim the Wright brothers. Why? What did these first-in-flighters do in each state?


Bridal Open House
Thursday, August 6, 6–9 p.m.
$5 (plus state and local taxes)
Proceeds from this event will support Made Especially for You by Willie Otey Kay, an exhibit (opening in January 2016) that showcases several timeless dresses and gowns made by North Carolina's prominent African American designer and dressmaker from the 1940s through the 1990s.


Looking for a unique wedding reception venue? The Museum of History can provide that for your special event! Come, and let our staff show you what makes us special! Enjoy a glass of wine and sample dishes from our approved caterers; get make-up and hair tips from Aveda and Carmen! Carmen! Prestige Salon; listen to music from our sponsor Swing On!; and check out table settings and décor from our sponsors CE Rental and Table of Contents. 


North Carolina Museum of History
5 East Edenton Street Raleigh, North Carolina 27601 
919-807-7900 
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Monday–Saturday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.


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