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North Carolina Museum of History

  • 5 E. Edenton St.
    Raleigh, NC 27601

Explore North Carolina’s past and learn about its people. See exhibits highlighting the state’s military history, decorative arts, sports heroes and more. Special programs include craft demonstrations, music concerts and family events. Free admission. To book group tours (10 people or more), call 919.807.7950 or 866.724.8687. Hours: Mon.-Sat., 9am-5pm; Sun., noon-5pm. Museum shop open daily.

General

General
  • Accepts Major Credit Cards:
  • Accessible to people with disabilities:
  • Children Welcome:
  • Elevators Indoor:
  • Gift / Retail Shop:
  • GLBT Friendly:
  • Reservations Required for Groups:
  • Monday Hours: 9am-5pm
  • Tuesday Hours: 9am-5pm
  • Wednesday Hours: 9am-5pm
  • Thursday Hours: 9am-5pm
  • Friday Hours: 9am-5pm
  • Saturday Hours: 9am-5pm
  • Sunday Hours: noon-5pm

Restaurants

Amenities
  • Serves Lunch:
  • Dinner Price for Two: $ Under $20
Other Amenities
  • Outdoor/Patio Dining:
  • Takeout:
North Carolina Museum of History Meeting Facility
  • Theatre Capacity: 307
  • Banquet Capacity: 340
  • Classroom Capacity: 75
  • Reception Capacity: 760
  • Space Notes: Contact Cheri Williams at 919-807-7875 for more information or see http://www.ncdcr.gov/ncmoh/RenttheMuseum.aspx
  • Alcohol Allowed:
  • Indoor:
  • AV Equipment:
  • Band Allowed:
  • Chairs Provided:
  • Kitchen Facilities:
  • Outside Catering From Approved List Required:
  • Parking Onsite:
  • Permanent Stage:
  • Tables Provided:
  • Wireless in Meeting Space:

Meeting Facility Rooms

Room Name Dimensions Ceiling Sq. Ft. Theater Classroom Size Banquet Capacity Reception Media
Daniels Auditorium X           307                 No  
Demonstration Gallery X           40     36     40     60     No  
Lobby X                   200     500     No  
Third Floor Balcony X                   100     200     No  

Exhibit: Carolina Bluegrass: Breakdowns and Revivals

  • August 29, 2014 - May 17, 2015
  • Address: 5 E. Edenton St., Raleigh, NC 27601
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily

This case exhibit focuses on how bluegrass festivals and fiddlers’ conventions—along with record labels and television shows—helped ... View Details

First Fridays at the Museum

  • March 06, 2015
  • Address: 5 E. Edenton St., Raleigh, NC 27601

Visit The Story of North Carolina chronological history exhibition on the lobby level and the Starring North Carolina! film exhibit (admission require... View Details

Sports Legends: A Panel and Workshop for Youth

  • March 07, 2015
  • Address: 5 E. Edenton St., Raleigh, NC 27601

Ages 12 and up free! Hear about sports careers past and present from some of our state’s sports legends, then take part in a gallery hunt thro... View Details

History à la Carte: There’s Always Work at the Post Office

  • March 11, 2015
  • Address: 5 E. Edenton St., Raleigh, NC 27601

Bring your lunch; beverages provided. Phil Rubio, N.C. Agricultural and Technical State University Rubio provides insight into his 2010 book, a look... View Details

Starring North Carolina! Film Series: Dirty Dancing

  • March 13, 2015
  • Address: 5 E. Edenton St., Raleigh, NC 27601

MPAA rating: PG-13-L,S; run time: 100 min. Scriptwriter Eleanor Bergstein discovered Lake Lure, in Rutherford County, after straying off the Blue Ridg... View Details

Etchings in Stone: Memories of North Carolina’s Vietnam Veterans

  • March 27, 2015
  • Address: 5 E. Edenton St., Raleigh, NC 27601

The short segments of this play by N.C. Vietnam veteran Ron Harris place audience members “inside” the Vietnam Veterans Memorial wall, so ... View Details

Vietnam Veterans Day Weekend

  • March 27, 2015 - March 29, 2015
  • Address: 5 E. Edenton St., Raleigh, NC 27601
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily

Meet Vietnam veterans and see equipment—including vehicles and helicopters—and personal memorabilia—such as uniforms, weapons and ge... View Details

First Fridays at the Museum

  • April 03, 2015
  • Address: 5 E. Edenton St., Raleigh, NC 27601

Visit The Story of North Carolina chronological history exhibition on the lobby level and the Starring North Carolina! film exhibit (admission require... View Details

20th Annual American Indian Heritage Celebration

  • November 21, 2015
  • Location: North Carolina Museum of History
  • Address: 5 E. Edenton St., Raleigh, NC 27601

Experience this exciting festival, named a "Top 20 Event" in 2014 by the Southeast Tourism Society. Musicians, dancers, artists, storyteller... View Details

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BOGO Tickets to Exhibit Starring North Carolina! 01/20/2015 03/31/2015 Present this deal to buy one exhibit ticket, and get one free! See costumes and props from Bull Durham, Iron Man 3, The Hunger Games, Teenage More...
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421 Fayetteville St., Ste. 1505  
Raleigh, NC 27601   1.800.849.8499

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