PLEASE NOTE:In accordance with Governor Roy Cooper’s Executive Order 117, and to help limit the spread of COVID-19, the Museum will suspend public operations beginning Mar. 17. All events and programs are cancelled through May 31.
Experience the North Carolina Museum of History digitally! Explore exhibits, engage the collections, tune into a podcast, check out blog posts and enrich your learning of Tar Heel history with our History-at-Home learning packets. Check back for regular updates. #NCHistoryAtHome on social.
From a look at early Spanish exploration of the mountains to an overview of the life and times of Jim Hunt to a deep dive into the development of the banjo, our Bits of History podcasts cover a wide range of subjects related to the North Carolina's history and culture.
Toy Boom! Toys from the 1950s and '60s, a conversation with Katie Edwards, Curator of Popular Culture for the North Carolina Museum of History
Behind the Veneer: Thomas Day, Master Cabinetmaker, a conversation with Patricia Phillips Marshall, curator of decorative arts at the North Carolina Museum of History
History of the Harvest, an interview with Duane Martin, PhD, agronomist with Syngenta
These compilations ofBeyond the Exhibitresources include background information, articles, videos, and activities which meet North Carolina Social Studies and English/Language Arts standards on topics in North Carolina history. These at-home packets are designed for individual student use at home. Check back for additional packets, coming soon!
History is all around us—especially in books!BEYOND The Exhibits is pleased to present Carolina Cover to Cover, for use with students in Kindergarten through Third Grade.
The African American experience is not an ancillary sidebar; it is central and essential to our shared past. This video series shares those stories with you for a closer view of the American story shaped in North Carolina.
Ernie Barnes: An American Story
Abraham Galloway: An American Story
Justice Patricia Timmons-Goodson: An American Story