Enjoy 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. Click on a thumbnail for additional information for each video and to stream. For all audiences.
14,000 years of history in 10 minutes. And it’s a musical! 11 min.
29 short films. North Carolinians’ actual experiences of the “War to end all Wars.” 2 to 11 min.
A forest shapes history? 8 min.
Morning today/Morning 160 years ago. 2 min.
Some Colonial stuff speak for themselves. 7 min.
Students discover fact and fiction about North Carolina American Indians. 10 mins.
14-year old Hugh McDonald faces choices in 1776 North Carolina. 52 min.
Uncover women’s voices and our shared history through quilts. 35 min.
How you travel makes history. 17 min.
The 10 Museum “Dos” and more! 8 min.
We travel across the state and through the museum to bring history to life. Missed us LIVE!? Watch now!
People of African descent from the past continue to shape our present. 65 min.
Explore the dances and music of contemporary North Carolina American Indians. 48 min.
History in a meal. 60 min.
Educator. Civil Rights Leader. With Grace. 60 min.
Real stories, relics, and more from the museum’s immersive exhibit. 60 min.
Insights, artifacts, and history of North Carolina American Indians. 48 min.
Tar Heel State connections to the Space Race. 60 min.
Everyday items tell stories and make history! 58 min.
Flying machines and the people who flew them—North Carolina style. 45 min.
A ship. Blackbeard. Treasure. How do we know? 55 min.
14,000 years of history. American Indians in NC. 56 min.
Behind-the-scenes views of our colonial seat of government. 60 min.