Welcome to the NC Museum of History

We foster a passion for our state's history.


For Groups

Community inspires us. Whether you’re planning a visit with friends or scheduling a company event, we offer special prices for groups of 10 or more.

For Families

Young and old, history is for everyone. With activities, programs, and exhibits for all ages, we bring the past to life for everyone in your family.

For Educators

Understanding history is crucial, so we offer numerous activities and tours for your students to explore NC’s past.


Visit Us


Monday–Saturday: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Sunday: Noon to 5:00 p.m.

Closed New Year's Day, January 2, Easter, Thanksgiving Day,
Christmas Eve, and Christmas Day.


5 East Edenton Street
Raleigh, North Carolina 27601



Free (charge for some special exhibits)

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Group reservations are required by the Capitol.

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Our Regional Museums

Discover the unique exhibits curated by our sister museums across the state of North Carolina.