In 1769, Joel Lane decided to build his family home on rural farmland in an area that would become Wake County. Today, 250 years later, Joel Lane’s house still stands and is now in the heart of downtown Raleigh.
An abandoned building at 316 East Franklin Street that was originally built as a grocery store is being transformed into the new Monroe Science Center.
It’s rare to hear about the opening of a new fort, but September 21 marks the opening of Fort Dobbs, a reconstructed full-size replica of a fort first built 260 years ago to protect the western frontier of North Carolina.
Currituck, North Carolina offers amazing learning opportunities for your next field trip. Visit all of these historic attractions in the area and learn the history of the area.
Grandfather Mountain offers students the chance to take their love of nature to new heights through its Field Trip Scholarship program and is now accepting applications for grants to help finance school field trips next spring to Grandfather Mountain.
Coming in the spring of 2020 to the Downtown area of Monroe, NC is a newly renovated historic theater and science center for children. With something new to enjoy and explore in the community The Monroe Tourism Development Authority hopes to strengthen the quality of life in the area.
Make plans now to bring your class to Halifax County, North Carolina. Spend the day touring sites that will encourage your students to, “Get Wild & Go Wild”! Don’t worry they will be very well behaved as they absorb all the interesting science and math education while having fun.
For over 70 years school children from all over the Southeast have come to the North Carolina mountains in the area around Boone and Blowing Rock to experience an eclectic mix of attractions that bring out the true flavor of Appalachia.
The Aquariums were established in 1976 to promote an awareness, understanding, appreciation and conservation of the diverse natural and cultural resources of North Carolina's ocean, estuaries, rivers, streams and other aquatic environments. Visit one today.
Take your students "back in time" by planning your next field tricot Historic Rosedale Plantation! Discover plantation and village life of the Frew, Caldwell and Davidson families, who occupied this antebellum plantation.
Kaleideum North, a science museum in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. The museum is geared toward families with children and has school programs for students from preschool to eighth grade.
Quiltspeak examines what the quilts can tell us about the women who made them, and about ourselves. The exhibit will be on display through March 8, 2020.
A transport museum in Spencer. The museum is largely devoted to the state's railroad history; however, its collection also includes exhibits of automobiles and aircraft.
Historic Yates Mill County Park is an exciting learning environment and recreational center located 5 miles south of downtown Raleigh. The 174-acre park features diverse natural habitats and the last water-powered mill in NC’s capital county (est. 1760s).
The North Carolina Arboretum is an arboretum and botanical garden located within the Bent Creek Experimental Forest of the Pisgah National Forest at 100 Frederick Law Olmsted Way, southwest of Asheville, North Carolina near the Blue Ridge Parkway.
The Southeast's newest and largest natural history museum features live animals, dinosaurs, whales, walk-through dioramas, science education and research.
RALEIGH – There's a lot going across North Carolina this fall, and if you're planning on attending any of the events below, why not take the train?
A field trip to Marbles gives students the opportunity to develop vital skills like critical thinking, problem-solving, communication, innovation and collaboration.
April 12, 1776, commemorated on the North Carolina flag, signifies the Fourth Provincial Congress’adoption of the Halifax Resolves...