Related Attractions: History

Hickory Ridge Living History Museum

Hickory Ridge Living History Museum

The Hickory Ridge Living History Museum on the grounds of the Horn In the West outdoor drama in Boone gives students a glimpse of everyday life for the settlers in the mountains of North Carolina.

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Wright Brothers National Memorial

Wright Brothers National Memorial

The Wright brothers, Orville and Wilbur were two American brothers, inventors, and aviation pioneers who were credited with inventing and building the world's first successful airplane and making the first controlled, powered and sustained heavier-than-air human flight....

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Historic Halifax State Historic Site

Historic Halifax State Historic Site

April 12, 1776, commemorated on the North Carolina flag, signifies the Fourth Provincial Congress’adoption of the Halifax Resolves...

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North Carolina Museum of History

North Carolina Museum of History

Capital Area Visitor Services provides scheduling for groups of 10 or more who plan to visit government and cultural attractions in the capital city.

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Fort Macon State Park

Fort Macon State Park

Fort Macon State Park is a North Carolina state park in Carteret County, North Carolina, in the United States. Located on Bogue Banks near Atlantic Beach, the park opened in 1936.

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Boone Hall Plantation and Gardens

Boone Hall Plantation and Gardens

The Boone Hall Plantation and Gardens is an antebellum plantation located in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina and listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

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Duke University Chapel

Duke University Chapel is a chapel located at the center of the campus of Duke University in Durham, North Carolina. It is an ecumenical Christian chapel and the center of religion at Duke, and has connections to the United Methodist Church.

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Historic Woodrow Wilson Family Home

Historic Woodrow Wilson Family Home

The restored 29th century, Historic Woodrow Wilson Family Home offers exhibits, vignettes and virtual tours to educate your students.

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The Charlotte Museum of History

The Charlotte Museum of History

A visit to The Charlotte Museum of History  provides an exceptional educational experience for your students.

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NC Museum of Natural Sciences

NC Museum of Natural Sciences

The Southeast's newest and largest natural history museum features live animals, dinosaurs, whales, walk-through dioramas, science education and research.

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Iredell Museum

Iredell Museums is a non-profit organization in Statesville, North Carolina with two locations to serve your educational and cultural needs and programs for all ages. From living history at Gregory Creek Homestead, to rotating art, science and history exhibits at 134 Court Street, there is something for the whole class!

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Camp Flintlock

Camp Flintlock

Travel back in time to Camp Flintlock. Exciting and affordable a field trip here could include a tent encampment with cooking demo, colonial store and dress up, Indian necklace making, Live fife & drum music, pop quiz with prizes, colonial games and much more.

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Historic Yates Mill

Historic Yates Mill

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).

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Gaston County Museum

Gaston County Museum

Located in the Hoffman Hotel in Dallas, NC. The Gaston County Museum of Art and History is home to award winning exhibits and strives to preserve the history and art of the County and the region. Educational programong is available for all ages.

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NC State Capitol

NC State Capitol

Each year, over 100,000 visitors take part in the North Carolina State Capitol programs such as tours, holiday events, special ceremonies and educational programs.

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Airborne & Special Operations Museum

Airborne & Special Operations Museum

The Airborne & Special Operations Museum (ASOM) is part of the United States Army Museum System. Located near Fort Bragg, Fayetteville, North Carolina, it opened to the public on August 16, 2000, the 60th anniversary of the first U.S. Army parachute jump in 1940 at Fort Benning, Ga. The museum's emphasis is on United States military history especially U.S. Army Airborne and Special Operations Forces.

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Fort Dobbs

Fort Dobbs

Situated in the Piedmont region of North Carolina near the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Fort Dobbs State Historic Site provides a window into the tumultuous period of history known as the French and Indian War (1754-1763) or Seven Years War.spr

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Joel Lane Museum House

Joel Lane Museum House

Visit the birthplace of the Capital of North Carolina. Field trip includes a tour of two fully furnished 18th-century homes and an interactive hands-on history module. They also meet North Carolina State social studies standards.

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Wells Fargo History Museum

Wells Fargo History Museum

Wells Fargo history demonstrates our timeless strengths—security, reliability, innovation and progress—and our lasting commitment to the communities we serve.

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Person County Museum of History

Person County Museum of History

Located in the home of W.W. Kitchin, The Person County Museum of History is an eight building campus of interesting exhibits.

 

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Biltmore Estate and Garden

Biltmore Estate and Garden

Biltmore Estate is a large private estate and tourist attraction in Asheville, North Carolina. Biltmore House, the main house on the estate, is a Chateauesque-styled mansion built by George Washington Vanderbilt II.

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Latta Plantation Park

Latta Plantation Park

Historic Latta Plantation is a circa 1800 cotton plantation and living history farm, located within Latta Plantation Nature Preserve...

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Henderson County Heritage Museum

Henderson County Heritage Museum

On your journey we want you to visit with the people, learn of their contributions, and reflect on milestone events that helped shape their lives and Henderson County, North Carolina.

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Fort Raleigh National Historic Site

Fort Raleigh National Historic Site is a great place for students to explore a variety of subjects, from the history of the Lost Colony to the role this area played in the Civil War.

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NASCAR Hall of Fame

NASCAR Hall of Fame

The NASCAR Hall of Fame honors drivers who have shown exceptional skill at NASCAR driving, all-time great crew chiefs and owners, and other major contributors to competition within the sanctioning body.

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Roanoke Island Festival Park

Roanoke Island Festival Park

Imagine what life was like crossing the Atlantic on the Elizabeth II. Then see what real life was like in 1585 as you explore our American Indian Town, Settlement Site, Museum and more. Fun for the entire family. Manteo, 5 miles from Nags Head.

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NC Department of Cultural Resources

NC Department of Cultural Resources

The North Carolina Department of Cultural Resource offers cultural events; Arts, history, museums, and music.

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Charles Towne Landing

Located off of the Ashley River, where a group of English settlers landed in 1670 and established what would become the birthplace of the Carolina colony.

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Historic Albemarle Tour

When you embark on the Historic Albemarle Tour, which winds through our sites and coastal North Carolina counties, you encounter chapters from American history that teach volumes about the present.

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Bethania

Bethania

North Carolina’s first planned Moravian community, Bethania offers a living and working town that is also devoted to preserving its history of 253 years. Historic Bethania offers a chance to explore the restored 1790s Wolff-Moser House, 1894 Alpha Chapel and enjoy a walk on the 1.5 mile Black Walnut Trail. Check website for more information.

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Tryon Palace

Tryon Palace

Visiting with your family or are you coming with a group? Whatever your needs, we can help you make the most of your visit to Tryon Palace and the North Carolina History Center.

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Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament

Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament

Step back in time with epic battles, jousting tournaments, royal feasts, knights and romance at any of our nine North American castles.

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Pirate Adventures

Pirate Adventures

Welcome to Pirate Adventures of Myrtle Beach, a place where children come to experience the magic of sailing away in search of sunken treasure.

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Port O' Plymouth Museum

Port O' Plymouth Museum

Housed in a 1920s train station, this museum interprets the history of Plymouth and Washington County. Permanent exhibits tell the tale of the Battle of Plymouth, the last major Confederate victory of the Civil War. The vast collection of Civil War artifacts is one of the largest in the Carolinas, and behind the museum is a 63' replica of the CSS Albemarle, the most successful ironclad of the Civil War. Rotating exhibits shed light on a variety of local history topics - from fishing to farming to forestry.

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Historic Rosedale Plantation

Historic Rosedale Plantation

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.

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North Carolina Department of Natural and Cultural Resources

Have a passion but not sure how to explore it? Want to do more than visit just one site or attend one program? We've looked across the state and put together packages that make the Tar Heel State easy to explore.

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