Top Museums/Historic Attractions NC

Grandfather Mountain

Grandfather Mountain

NC Mountains, Action and Adventure

The most awesome classroom nature can provide. Everyone has something to learn on Grandfather Mountain, and there’s no better teacher than the mountain itself.

Battleship USS North Carolina

NC Coast, History

USS North Carolina (BB-55) was the lead ship of North Carolina-class battleships and the fourth warship in the U.S. Navy to be named in honor of the State of North Carolina.

NC Maritime Museums

NC Maritime Museums

NC Coast, History

The North Carolina Maritime Museum is a divisional museum of the North Carolina Museum of History. There are several branches of the Maritime Museum located in Beaufort, Southport and Roanoke Island.

Fort Raleigh National Historic Site

NC Piedmont, Action and Adventure, History

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.

Chimney Rock State Park

NC Mountains, Action and Adventure

Chimney Rock Park is a 1000-acre scenic attraction with spectacular North Carolina hiking trails. It is located 25 miles southeast of Asheville NC.

Tryon Palace

NC Piedmont, Arts and Culture, Garden, History

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.

Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden

Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden

NC Piedmont, Arts and Culture, Garden

Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden of a variety of programs year-round for plant lovers of all ages. For those with a life-long thirst for learning we offer continuing education programs in horticulture, art and photography, and health and wellness. For schools we offer programs that align with North and South Carolina Essential Standards for Science. And in summer we offer Garden Adventure Camps based on the themes of art and nature.

Old Salem Museum and Gardens

NC Piedmont, Garden, History

Experience early American history in the unique Moravian settlement of Salem. Original structures, gardens, tours, artifacts, hands-on workshops, fun family events and shopping.

Kaleideum

Kaleideum

Science

Visit Kaleideum in Winston-Salem featuring two great locations. Kaleideum North and Kaleideum Downtown.

Schiele Museum

Schiele Museum

NC Piedmont, Science

The Schiele Museum offers unique program experiences for students of all ages. Science, nature and history come to life in engaging learning experiences that support goals and objectives of students.

Jenette's Pier

Jenette's Pier

NC Coast, Action and Adventure, History

Historical landmark constructed in 1939 now owned and operated by the North Carolina Aquariums Society. Includes programs, pier cam, tide charts.

Linville Caverns

NC Mountains, Action and Adventure, Science

Located at the southern gateway to western NC's High Country region, Linville Caverns is an ideal destination for visitors of all ages.

Cherokee Cultural Attractions

Action and Adventure, Arts and Culture, History

Beautiful Cherokee, North Carolina, gateway to both the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and the Blue Ridge Parkway. We invite you to enjoy the many fun and relaxing things to do...

NASCAR Hall of Fame

NASCAR Hall of Fame

NC Piedmont, History

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.

NC Transportation Museum

NC Piedmont, Trains and Transportation

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.

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