Plan Your Visit

Welcome to the North Carolina Museum of History!

The Museum is open every day except New Year's Day, January 2, Easter, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, and Christmas Day. Admission is free. The North Carolina Museum of History is located at 5 East Edenton Street (between Salisbury and Wilmington Streets) in downtown Raleigh, North Carolina.

You can contact the Museum at (919) 807-7900. The fax number is (919) 733-8655​.

The North Carolina Museum of History, our spectacular downtown monument to all that is North Carolina.” – Jim Jenkins, News and Observer

Mailing Address

North Carolina Museum of History
5 East Edenton Street
Raleigh, NC 27601-1011

Membership

The North Carolina Museum of History Associates are the membership arm of the Museum of History. Your membership is tax deductible and is used to help the museum fund educational programming and family events, artifact acquisition and conservation, and marketing efforts as well as day-to-day operational expenses. Join now! To contact the Associates staff, call 919-807-7850 or write to:

North Carolina Museum of History Associates
PO Box 25937
Raleigh, NC 27611

Exhibits

Journey through the trenches of World War I, discover 14,000 years of North Carolina history, explore the NC Sports Hall of Fame, and so much more.

Click here to view all of our current exhibits.

Programs and Events

The museum has unique and exciting programs every week, so there is always something new to learn.

Click here to view all our current and upcoming programs.

Contributions/Donations/Gifts

Your tax-deductible donations ensure that our exhibitions, our education and outreach programs, and our research and conservation efforts continue to thrive. Please give to the North Carolina Museum of History Foundation, a 501(c)(3) charitable organization. Contact the Foundation office by phone at 919-807-7876 or by mail at:

North Carolina Museum of History Foundation
Development Office
5 East Edenton Street
Raleigh, NC 27601