Join the statewide kickoff to Black History Month at the North Carolina Museum of History in Raleigh. Named a Top 20 Event by the Southeast Tourism Society since 2015, our annual African American Cultural Celebration features musicians, storytellers, dancers, chefs, historians, playwrights, authors, artists, reenactors, and more.
Musicians, dancers, artists, storytellers, and authors from North Carolina’s eight state-recognized tribes will gather for this popular family event. Named a Top 20 Event by the Southeast Tourism Society, the Annual American Indian Heritage Celebration offers something for all ages and gives a firsthand opportunity to learn about the state’s American Indian culture (with a population of over 120,000), past and present. Activities include craft demonstrations, hands-on activities, games, foods, and much more.
We’ve teamed up with North Carolina Coastal Pines Council to provide Girl Scouts the opportunity to learn their story while celebrating North Carolina’s past, present, and future. During our programs, Girl Scouts are encouraged to dig into their history through stories of family, community, and North Carolina through activities that are immersive, educational, and fun.
On the first Wednesday of every month kids ages 6 to 9 years old learn about North Carolina history through a hand's on project. Check out our events for more on our next History Corner class.
On the first Wednesday of every month kids ages 10 to 13 years old learn about North Carolina history through discussion, exhibit visits, and a hands on project. Check out our events for more on our next History Hunters class.
The North Carolina Museum of History, located in downtown Raleigh, provides occasional internship opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students looking for experience in museums. For more information click here.
From themed backpacks to guides to activities for use in the galleries, make the most of your museum visit with these resources.
Join us for a story in the gallery! Take a look at our event calendar for dates and times. Please note: this program is only conducted during the summer.
Have a blast in the past with us this summer! The Museum of History offers fun, summer programs for youth and their families. Drop by the museum Summer Storytime sessions and Hands-on History learning, or join us at one of Wake County’s Regional Libraries for History on the GO!