North Carolina Museum of History

North Carolina Museum of History


Hours & Seasons

  • Seasons - Year-round (except holidays)
  • Hours - Mon-Sat 9 am - 5 pm; Sun 12 noon - 5 pm


  • 5 E. Edenton St.

    Raleigh,   NC   27601


Explore more than 14,000 years of North Carolina history. “The Story of North Carolina” exhibition features fascinating artifacts, multimedia presentations and an interactive format for all ages. Other exhibits highlight the state’s military history, sports heroes, decorative arts and more.

Admission is free, although some special exhibits require a fee. Free parking is available on weekends in the Jones/Edenton Street lot. Monthly programs include children’s programs, craft demonstrations and family events. The Museum Shop, featuring North Carolina crafts, and the on-site restaurant Pharaoh’s @ the Museum are open daily.

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5 E. Edenton St.
Raleigh NC 27601


Latitude: 35° 46' 54.4254" / Longitude: -78° 38' 18.801"

Special Directions:

See our website for complete directions. Located in downtown Raleigh across from the N.C. State Capitol between the Capitol and the Legislative Building at 5 East Edenton Street. Main Entrance faces Bicentennial Plaza pedestrian mall linking Jones and Edenton Streets.

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