Parking Map

Parking Map
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Four public parking decks are located within two blocks of the museum, and a surface lot is located in the block east of the museum (enter off Jones Street or Edenton Street); note that hourly charges may apply during business hours on Mondays through Fridays, but these spaces are generally free on weekends, after 5 p.m., and on state government holidays (note that the museum is open on most state government holidays). In addition, metered parking is available in the area and is free after hours and on weekends.

Charter Buses, Passenger Vans, and RVs

Buses and passenger vans may park in the following locations:

  • A parking lot on the southeast corner of Blount and Jones Streets (two blocks east of the Museum of History) is designated as bus parking, located at 201 E. Jones St., while space permits (enter off Jones Street after crossing Blount Street).

  • North Carolina Museum of Art, 2110 Blue Ridge Road (approximately 5 miles from the downtown area).