Collection of 10 historic farm buildings moved in the early 1950
Your first stop to discover the treasures of Cape Fear! Explore the rich history, science and cultures of southeastern N.C in Waves & Currents: The Lower Cape Fear Story, featuring a model of 1863
Located on the site of NC's 1789 Constitutional Convention, the museum interprets the history of Orange County from pre-settlement period through 1950
Historial museum of Macon County's Appalachian culture located in the historic Pendergrass Building in downtown Franklin. An educational and fun experience for all!
Artifactual photographic and demographic exhibits and displays depicting the history and heritage of Caldwell County.
Historic Museum that is a central repository for the many distinctively Waldensian artifacts relating to the founding and origin of the Town of Valdese.Open Sunday 3 - 5 P.M. April - October.
Museum collection of artifacts relative to Lumberton and Robeson County.
The former RR Depot now houses treasures from the past; over 500 artifacts;
The oldest southern militia unit in continuous existence in the U.S., serving North Carolina since 1793.
Visit one of the largest private collections of classic Harley-Davidson motorcycles in the country. Gift shop on site, along with dining at the Heritage Diner.
Display of artifacts reflecting life on the farm and in textile mills in late 18th and eary 19th century Rutherford County. In addition, 200
Featuring photos, exhibits and trolley rides. Hours: Mon.-Fri. 11AM-2PM, Sat. 10AM-4PM.
Enter the world of the late-1800s firefighter. The Caswell No. 1 Fire Station was built in 1895 after a disastrous fire destroyed much of the downtown Kinston area. A 1922
The museum is located in the Best House that was constructed in 1907. This is one of seven buildings on the premises. Another is the Bunting Log Cabin built around 1750
Antique cut and engraved glass made in America between 1876 and 1916.
Exhibits feature minerals and gems found in North Carolina. Fun, interactive displays explain the importance of mining in the region.
Gen. Lee earned the name "Father of the American Airborne"
Nation's oldest and largest African-American Insurance Company. Twelve stories of steel and glass stand on former site of B.N. Duke'
Houses a collection of fascinating assortment weapons, military art and cultural items from all over the world. Emphasis on Special Forces (Green Berets)
Features antique fire trucks and fire-fighting equipment. It was established in 1975. The museum has a 1925 & 1930 American la France fire truck. There are 500
Rustic museum includes a craft shop, artifact display and a log cabin depicting how pioneers lived.
Built in 1855, the museum is on the National Register of Historic Places. It features a glimpse of Cabarrus County life from 1850 to the early 1900'
Permanent displays of photography and equipment of early 20th-century local photographers. Contemporary exhibits featured on rotating basis. Open Sat. and Sun. 1-5pm.
Take a free self-guided tour through the 4,500 square foot exhibition and see the world's largest towel, an antique handloom and samples of 1200
A hands-on "learning through play"
Founded by Carolina Freight Carriers Corporation in 1982
Exhibits, collections, and programs interpreting North American habitats and wildlife, American Indian culture, and over 400
A 78-acre, 68,000-square-foot regional, interactive science technology center featuring the exciting new "Explore the Wild"
Operated by volunteers from Post 23 American Legion. Collections include uniforms, weapons, scale models, flags, pictures and other memorabilia from all wars and services.
The permanent exhibition features the 18
Museum on the Mars Hill College Campus showing the history and culture of the Southern Appalachian Region and Madison County.
The Mint Museums encompass one institution with two locations; the Mint Museum of Craft + Design is located in the heart of uptown Charlotte, just 10
Regional history museum that interprets southern North Carolina history. Includes a museum with two floors of exhibits, the 1897 Poe House late-Victorian Museum and historic Arsenal park.
History museum featuring Civil War Battle of Plymouth, April 17-20, 1864. NC'
Located in the village of Frisco in a building with a long and varied history, the Frisco Native American Museum &
This house, built in 1790 by prominent New Bernian Samuel Chapman, is furnished with 18th- and 19
Built in the Greek Revival/Italianate Revival style, the Old Davidson County Courthouse (c. 1858)
Discover Greensboro history in 17,000 square feet of exhibits. Learn about the 1960
The Greensboro Children?s Museum offers interactive, educational exhibits for children from infancy to 10
One of the South's largest doll museums, featuring more than 2700
Visit the oldest existing home in Mecklenburg County, the Revolutionary War-era home (c. 1774) of Hezekiah Alexander. Museum features exhibits of local interest, a gift shop and nearly 15,000
See firsthand what life was like in a Carolina cotton mill village where the company owned the town and the people felt like "one big family." Early 1900
Roanoke Island Festival Park's Museum Store celebrates 400 years of Outer Banks history with "How To" demonstrations, tastings, book signings, character visits, children'
The only museum for the feeble minded in NC, possibly the only one in the US. Filled with orginal artifacts, Caswell Center was established in 1911
Over 2,000 items fill the historic Kelly-Farrior House that serves as a museum. Artifacts reflecting the heritage of rural North Carolina include farming implements, household items from the 18
The Mineral & Lapidary Museum which opened in November of 1997
From its establishment in 1887 by the Freedmen's Mission Board of the United Presbyterian Church through the beginnings of school integration in 1970
Built circa 1770, this landmark is Wake County's oldest and is celebrated as the "Birthplace of Raleigh."
Circa-1825 antebellum farm featuring a museum, restored farmhouse, gristmill and barns. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places and the N.C. Civil War Trails.
Rare and unique artifacts & specimens comprise the museum's holdings of Archaeology, Paleontology, Natural History, &
Come and trace the history of racing and the automobile. Enjoy many one-of-a-kind vehicles never before displayed. Race Cars, Vintage Autos, Motorcycles, Toys, Memorabilia and more.
Race to the Richard Petty Museum where cars, trophies and awards honoring the 7-Time Winston-Cup Series Champion are showcased. See ?The History of NASCAR? at the the Goody's Mini-Theater & Richard'
Relive the Victorian era at Asheville's oldest house (circa 1840)
Farm Heritage Trail. Established in 1987
Equipment and photos dating back to the early 1900s are on display in this museum. On display are 6 firetrucks, the oldest of which is a 1936 American LaFrance pumper.
Oakboro Regional is housed in the circa 1935 restored Drye's Furniture store building with original tin ceiling, plastered walls, 8
In the museum visitors will find written documents, photographs, books, and other artifacts that span from 1880
The Carthage Historical Museum provides a permanent home for artifacts covering 200 years of area history. Several exhibits reveal the town'
Focus on the vast floodplain and bottomland swamp system of the lower Roanoke basin. Historic items on the center property, including an "in situ" brick vault, a 150
A "hands-on" museum for families with children 13 and under. The museum is designed as a "mini-city" with wonderful opportunities for learning and interaction through role playing and imagination.
Preserves the rich maritime heritage of Southport and the lower Cape Fear area. Exhibits, artifacts, programs and research library.
The Gallery's holdings include antique furniture, portraits, statuary, UNC keepsakes, political memorabalia, ship models and Napoleon'
Chartered in 1967 to honor the "old family doctor," this museum consists of the restored offices of two country doctors who practiced from 1857-1887
Aircraft and aviation artifact museum and aircraft restoration facility.Over the past three decades, the museum has developed an impressive collection of over 45
Museum exhibits Chapel Hill and southern culture and history. Various exhibitions, educational programs, seminars and special events. Self-guided tours. Allow 30-40 minutes. Gift Shop.
Farm Heritage Trail. A 6,000 sq. ft. exhibit hall displays artifacts from all aspects of farm life, along with a hands-on Children'
600 Racing, Inc., is the home of the Legends, Bandolero and Thunder Roadster cars. Unveiled April 1992, the Legends car - only sold as a "turnkey" car - is a 5/8
Located in turn-of-the-century home of W.W. Kitchin, governor of state (1809-1813). Museum complex includes 6 buildings with exhibits in each:
As you walk the decks of the NORTH CAROLINA, imagine yourself at sea in 1942
Formerly known as the Arts & Science Center, the Museum has added many programs. The "farmstead" with log cabins is located at 1335 Museum Road near the 1899
The Western North Carolina Air Museum is the first air museum in the state of North Carolina known as the "first in flight"
Recapture the essence of railroad days as you climb aboard a steam locomotive, wander through a bright red caboose or explore extensive artifacts ranging from a 150-ton locomotive to a conductor's 4
The Southeast's largest natural history museum offers four floors of exhibits, live animals, a store, and Acro Caf?. Highlights include the world's most complete Acrocanthosaurus dinosaur;
Hart Square is a village of 200
A mountain heritage museum. You will get a glimpse of the past and aspects of our early life. We have attempted to preserve artifacts, records and pictures of early time and development.
Request a brochure of the numerous sites in Chatham County that are listed on the National Historic Register. Visit the modest museum in the Chatham County Courthouse on Fridays, from 10am until 2
The Museum is the home for Graham Fire Department's Engine 1, a 1930
The Core Sound Waterfowl Museum & Heritage Center documents and preserves the cultural heritage of Core Sound through temporary exhibits, demonstrations and events. Its collection is the region'
A self-guided tour of four fun-filled areas. The Mystery House offers the challenge of a gravity room where the theories of Sir Isaac Newton are challenged. Stand at a 45
Located at Saunooke Village, the Museum highlights Cherokee'
This 1854 courthouse, which survived Stoneman'
The museum offers a look at the history of Fremont through photographs, ledgers from local businesses, farm implements and a railroad collection. Fremont's most notable citizen was North Carolina'
The museum explores the history of the US Army and Special Operations units from 1940
Part of the City of Rocky Mount's Imperial Centre for the Arts and Sciences (one of North Carolina's most complex historic renovation projects) the Rocky Mount Children'
Built in the early 1900s, this historic landmark was the first unified Corolla school created by the Currituck County School system and was open through the late 1950
The museum was formed to collect, preserve and display vital information, photographs and artifacts about people, events and places that make up the history of Avery County and this area.Circa 1912
Museum of the Amercian cowboy, the great outdoors and Carolina Mountain Heritage. Recently established the Transylvania County - North Carolina Heritage Center.
This Georgian style townhouse was built in 1770 for John Burgwin, merchant, planter and colonial official. Beautifully restored and decorated with furnishings of the 18th and early 19
Museum features the history of tobacco. Located off exit 10 from I-95. Continue east to Fairmont. Museum located in historic train depot.
Located on the site of what was once the Southern Railway Company's largest steam locomotive repair facility. Visit antique automobiles at "Bumper to Bumper"
The Wake Forest Birthplace Museum contains exhibits on the history and daily life of Wake Forest College and the town of Wake Forest from their beginnings until 1986
Built approx. 1832-1860, this Greek Revival two-story frome house has partial log construction. It is one of the oldest structures in Statesville. In 1865
Housed in the former Catawba County Courthouse (circa 1924). Regional in its scope of the Catawba Valley area history, the exhibits include a rare British Revolution-era redcoat, a 1930'
The history of a 250-year old town, which had a central role in the development of the state'
Explore the state'
The Museum of Coastal Carolina at Ocean Isle Beach is a natural historymuseum . . . for the fun of it!
Twelve-block historic district, listed on National Register of Historic Places. Murfreesboro has significant properties dating to the 1700
Permanent exhibit of history of Stanly County. Tours of two local historic house museums: the Snuggs House (1873) and the Marks House (1847).
Preserving the history of Pender County through the documents, artifacts, photos, and genealogy collection of the museum.
Catch a rare glimpse of NASCAR history- the #2 car Dale Earnhardy drove in his first Winston Cup championship and the #43 car Richard Petty drove in the 199th Winston Cup win. A total of 23
Many permanent displays concerning Operation Bumblebee, the U.S. missile project that operated on Topsail Island during the 1940
After a $3.5 million renovation, the museum reopened in June 1998. The new museum combines technology (computer-generated images, holographic imaging, specialty lighting and audio)
Housed in the former Camden County jail circa 1910
Playspace Children's Museum is full of hands-on, interactive exhibits designed for children ages up to seven years and their caregivers. Memberships, group visits and birthday parties are available.
Ever wonder how man's alphabets and languages developed?
This museum celebrates the ties between the people of Mexico and their former president L?zaro C?rdenas, and Wycliffe Bible Translators, who began working in the country in the 1930
A historic Quaker meeting house built in 1858, filled with the everyday items necessary to 19
The Battle of Averasboro was the first deliberate, tactical resistance to the infamous march of federal forces through Georgia and the Carolinas. Historic markers outline the events of the March 1865
Re-creates an authentic 18
Begun in 1991
Exhibits that follow the history of Cherryville from the early 1800
The Brady C. Jefcoat Museum of Americana features the World'
Housed in the county's circa-1850 jail, the museum covers all aspects of the region'
Museum is open for self-guided tours on weekends. On the first Sunday of each month (May thru December)