Current Exhibits

Meet the woman who transformed dreams into dresses for generations of Tar Heel brides, debutantes and partygoers.

Discover the connections between North Carolina's agricultural past with today’s cutting-edge research and development. 

Find out about the lives of the people who inspired the statues that greeted you.

See historical projects done by some of North Carolina's most talented students and learn with hands-on activities.

Meet North Carolina's most talented athletes and see artifacts related to their stories.

The workshop of this famous inventor contains examples of his weapon innovations and information about his life.

Learn more about the bitter end of the Civil War in North Carolina.

Trace the story of Latino students who triumphed over adversity and the coach who believed in them.

See one-of-a-kind documents, photographs and other media from the State Archives.

Walk through 14,000 years of North Carolina history in our signature exhibit.