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History at Home!

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.

Hands On History

It's time to look, think, and make! Get your hands on history as you look at cool stuff from the museum's collection that will inspire you to do some fun crafting of your own.

Exhibit Tours

Go behind-the-scenes of our fascinating exhibits on these digital tours!

Videos on Demand

Videos on Demand bring history to life through conversations with historians across North Carolina, and narrative and documentary films, based on primary sources, which explore the people, things, and events of our past that together help tell the stories of the Tar Heel State!

A Storied Past: North Carolina's African American History

Sharing stories shapes our history as a state and a nation. 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.

At-Home Learning Packets

These compilations of Beyond the Exhibit resources include background information, articles, videos, and activities that 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!

Creative Carolina

Need a digital break? Explore Creative Carolina, featuring coloring pages made from artifacts in our collection, educational crafts to try at home, and savory North Carolina recipes to enjoy!

Podcasts

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.

Collections

Search for the museum's artifacts in our collections!
 

Blog

Discover how drastically things have changed (or haven’t) in this wonderful state, and learn about lesser-known figures and events from North Carolina, bringing their history to life.

More Online Resources

Continue to experience North Carolina History by utilizing these online resources!