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For Students and Educators

All on-site programs are cancelled through December 2020. Please check back for our latest updates. In the meantime, visit our History at Home (hyperlink) page for virtual learning and fun! We appreciate your understanding. 

We continue to closely monitor the state’s response to COVID-19, following the guidelines of the Governor’s Coronavirus task force and the CDC. North Carolinians should continue to listen to NC Department of Health and Human Services for updates and guidance at


American Indian Education Day

Celebrate National American Indian Heritage Month with your students and other school groups! Students will have an interactive experience that brings American Indian history and culture to life. Visit teaching stations on storytelling, crafts, games, foodways, dancing, and music—staffed by members of the state’s eight state-recognized tribes. Listen to and participate in discussions about present-day American Indians.


Looking for educational opportunities to add enrichment to your students’ curriculum? Take a look at the exciting programs offered perfect for homeschool families!

Longleaf Film Festival for Middle and High School Students

Longleaf recognizes the extraordinary talent exhibited by many middle and high school filmmakers and encourages them to participate in the festival. We screen between 50 and 75 films each year and hope to share students’ work with our audiences. Find out more here.

Museum Tours

Check out the types of tours you can schedule for your group—both free and low-cost. From self-guided to in-depth discovery tours, find the right tour for you and your students. 

Plan a Field Trip

Work with the wonderful folks at Capital Area Visitor Services to book your school’s visit to the North Carolina Museum of History. CAVS is also able to schedule visits to other Raleigh-area museums and sites.

Pre-Visit Materials

Prep your class with orientation videos, activities, and more to make the most out of your visit to the museum!