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Category - Museums & History

Founded as the new state capital in 1792, Raleigh, N.C., is a natural playground for history lovers. Read about and visit these 20+ sites to kickstart an experience through the area's past and present stories, sites and people. Historic homesteads Pope House Museum Built in 1901, the Pope House
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Things to Do in Downtown Raleigh, N.C.

Wednesday, January 22, 2020, 8am by visitRaleigh

Downtown Raleigh, N.C., is where historic neighborhoods, world-class museums, Southern diners, outdoor green spaces, performing arts venues, local shops, breweries and underground cocktail spots all work together to create one incredible cultural hotspot. Here's how to eat, drink, dance and...
The fascinating statues, monuments and memorials found throughout the Raleigh area are artistic gems that also reflect incredibly-rich history. These landmarks are great ways to learn about the culture, the struggles, the events, achievements and the passionate people that have played significant
Nestled amidst historic buildings in Raleigh’s Capital District, you’ll find the stately North Carolina Museum of History. First founded in 1902 (and just steps from the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences and the North Carolina State Capitol) the museum is chock full of gems and...
The North Carolina State Capitol is one of the finest and best-preserved examples of Greek Revival-style architecture in the United States. Officially added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1970, the Capitol gives visitors an exciting opportunity to immerse themselves in the history of
Raleigh, N.C.—a smart, homegrown and thriving destination now more than 225 years beyond its original founding—is a direct result of the efforts of countless passionate people over the past two centuries and change. The driving force behind all of those adventurers, dreamers and...

Things to Do in Raleigh, N.C.: February 2019

Wednesday, January 30, 2019, 6pm by visitRaleigh

Hello, February! The shortest month of the year means there's no time to waste—we've got hockey games, ballet dates and must-see concerts that can no longer wait. Here's what we're doing this month! Krispy Kreme Challenge Feb. 2 One of America's most unique running...