List of museums in North Carolina

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This list of museums in North Carolina is a list of museums, defined for this context as institutions (including nonprofit organizations, government entities, and private businesses) that collect and care for objects of cultural, artistic, scientific, or historical interest and make their collections or related exhibits available for public viewing. Museums that exist only in cyberspace (i.e., virtual museums) are not included.

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Name Town/City Region Type Summary
82nd Airborne Division War Memorial Museum Fort Bragg Fayetteville metro area Military Exhibits include the history of the 82nd Airborne Division and historic military aircraft
Ackland Art Museum Chapel Hill The Triangle Art Part of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
A.D. Gallery Pembroke Piedmont Art website, part of the University of North Carolina at Pembroke
African American Atelier Greensboro Piedmont Triad Art website
African American Cultural Complex Raleigh The Triangle African American website, contributions made by African Americans
Afro-American Cultural Center Charlotte Metro Charlotte African American website, includes art galleries and a 1940s period shotgun house
Agriculture and Transportation Museum Murfreesboro Inner Banks Multiple website, operated by the Murfreesboro Historical Association, antique farm equipment and implements, early carriages, buggies and other vehicles
Airborne & Special Operations Museum Fayetteville Fayetteville metro area Military Recounts heroic actions of Airborne & Special Operations forces
Alamance Battleground State Historic Site Burlington Piedmont Triad Military Visitor center exhibits focus on American Revolution battle, also historic Allen House
Alamance County Arts Council Graham Piedmont Triad Art website, includes an exhibit gallery in a historic house
Alamance County Historical Museum Burlington Piedmont Triad Local history information
Alexander-Little Wing Wadesboro Sandhills Historic house website, operated by the Anson County Historical Society
Allison-Deaver House Museum Brevard Western Historic house website, operated by the Transylvania County Historical Society
American Classic Motorcycle Museum Asheboro Piedmont Triad Transportation website, Harley Davidson motorcycles
American Military Museum of Gastonia Gastonia Metro Charlotte Military website
Andy Griffith Museum Mount Airy Foothills Biographical Memorabilia of actor Andy Griffith and the Andy Griffith Show, located at The Andy Griffith Playhouse and Surry Arts Council
Arts Council of Henderson County Hendersonville Western Art website, includes exhibit gallery
Arts Council of Wayne County Goldsboro Piedmont Art Includes an art gallery
Artspace Raleigh The Triangle Art website, visual art center with 3 galleries
Ashe-Covington Medical Museum Wadesboro Sandhills Medical website, operated by the Anson County Historical Society
Asheville Art Museum Asheville Western Art Focus is 20th and 21st century American art and works of significance to Western North Carolina’s cultural heritage
Aurora Fossil Museum Aurora Inner Banks Natural history Area fossils, shark jaws, archaeological artifacts including projectile points, stone tools, jewelry and cooking implements of Native Americans from Eastern North Carolina
Ava Gardner Museum Smithfield Inner Banks Biographical Life of actress Ava Gardner
Averasboro Battlefield and Museum Dunn The Triangle Military History of the Battle of Averasborough
Avery County Historical Museum Newland Western Local history information
Aycock Birthplace Fremont Inner Banks Historic house Mid-19th century period home of governor Charles Brantley Aycock
Ayr Mount Hillsborough The Triangle Historic house Federal period plantation home
Backing Up Classics Auto Museum Concord Metro Charlotte Automotive website
Badin Historic Museum Badin Metro Charlotte Local history website
Barker House Edenton Inner Banks Historic house website
Barton College Galleries Wilson Inner Banks Art website, part of Barton College
The Bascom Highlands Western Art website, regional art gallery
Beaufort Historic Site Beaufort Crystal Coast Open air Includes six restored buildings which are open for tours
Bechtler Museum of Modern Art Charlotte Metro Charlotte Art Focus is mid-20th century European and American modern art, with museum building designed by Mario Botta
Belhaven Memorial Museum Belhaven Inner Banks Local history website, information
Bellamy Mansion Wilmington Lower Cape Fear Historic house Changing exhibits on architectural history, historic preservation and the design arts
Belmont Historical Society’s Cultural and Heritage Learning Center Belmont Metro Charlotte Local history website
Bennett Classics Antique Car Museum Forest City Piedmont Automotive website
Bennett Place State Historic Site Durham The Triangle Civil War Site of the largest surrender of Confederate soldiers during the American Civil War, includes reconstructed period farmhouse, visitor center with exhibits
Ben Owen Pottery Seagrove Piedmont Triad Art website, includes museum of pottery
Benson Museum of Local History Benson Piedmont Local history information, information
Bentonville Battlefield State Historic Site Princeton The Triangle Civil War Site of the Battle of Bentonville, includes visitor center with battle displays, period field hospital historic house
Big Ivy Historical Society and Park Barnardsville Piedmont Open air information, information
Billy Graham Library Charlotte Metro Charlotte Biographical Features exhibits about the life and works of Christian evangelist Billy Graham
Biltmore Estate Asheville Western Historic house French Renaissance inspired chateau with collections of decorative arts and 75 acres (300,000 m2) of formal gardens
Black Cat Station North Wilkesboro Western Railroad Model railroad layouts
Black Mountain Center for the Arts Black Mountain Western Art website, includes gallery
Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center Asheville Western Art website
Bladenboro Museum Bladenboro Piedmont Multiple website, local history and art
Blandwood Mansion and Gardens Greensboro Piedmont Triad Historic house Italianate home of former North Carolina Governor John Motley Morehead
Blount-Bridgers House Tarboro Inner Banks Multiple website, operated by Edgecombe ARTS, includes changing and permanent art exhibits, decorative art, furnishings and textiles, and the Pender Museum of Edgecombe County History, open by appointment
Blowing Rock Art and History Museum Blowing Rock Western Multiple website, planned museum to open in 2010
Boggan-Hammond House Wadesboro Sandhills Historic house website, operated by the Anson County Historical Society
Brady C. Jefcoat Museum Murfreesboro Inner Banks History Collection of Americana
Brevard Station Museum Stanley Metro Charlotte Local history website
Brock Historical Museum Greensboro Piedmont Triad History website, history of Greensboro College
Brunswick Town/Fort Anderson State Historic Site Smithville Township Lower Cape Fear Archaeology Ruins of colonial town and Civil War era fort
Buckner Hill Plantation Faison Inner Banks Historic house website, open by appointment
Burgwin-Wright House Wilmington Lower Cape Fear Historic house website
Burke Arts Council Morganton Western Art website, features gallery with changing exhibits
Burke Heritage Museum Morganton Western Local history website, operated by the Historic Burke Foundation, located in the Old Burke County Courthouse
Burnett-Eaton Museum Wilmington Lower Cape Fear African American information, information
Burwell School Historic Site Hillsborough The Triangle Historic house website, 1830s female academy and home, depicts mid-19th century life
Bryant House and McLendon Cabin Carthage Sandhills Historic house website, operated by the Moore County Historical Association
Cabarrus County Veterans Museum Concord Metro Charlotte Military website
Caldwell Arts Council Lenoir Western Art website, features gallery with changing exhibits
Caldwell Heritage Museum Lenoir Western Local history website, history of Caldwell County
Calvin Jones Historical House Wake Forest The Triangle Local history History of Wake Forest College and local history
Camden County Jail Museum Camden Inner Banks Jail information
Cameron Art Museum Wilmington Lower Cape Fear Art Collection includes fine arts, crafts, and design
Canton Area Historical Museum Canton Western Local history information
Cape Fear Museum Wilmington Lower Cape Fear Multiple History, natural science and cultures of the Lower Cape Fear region
Cape Hatteras Light Buxton Outer Banks Maritime Includes lighthouse and adjacent Museum of the Sea
Carl J. McEwen Historic Village Mint Hill Metro Charlotte Open air website, operated by the Mint Hill Historical Society, includes Mint Hill Country Doctor's Museum, Ira V. Ferguson Country Store, school house, assay office and outbuildings
Carl Sandburg Home National Historic Site Flat Rock Western Biographical Home of Pulitzer Prize-winning poet and writer Carl Sandburg
Carolina Basketball Museum Chapel Hill The Triangle Sports Part of University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Carolinas Aviation Museum Charlotte Metro Charlotte Aviation Over 50 aircraft, including flying Piedmont DC3
Carson House Marion Western Historic house 19th century plantation home
Carthage Museum Carthage Sandhills Local history information, information
Castle McCulloch Gold Mill High Point Piedmont Triad Mining website, includes McCulloch Mineral and Technology Museum and tours of the McCulloch Gold Mill
Caswell Center Museum Kinston Inner Banks Medical History of the Caswell Developmental Center, a center for adults with mental retardation and other developmental disabilities
Caswell No.1 Fire Station Museum Kinston Inner Banks Firefighting information, information
Catawba County Firefighters Museum Conover Western Firefighting website, operated by the Catawba County Historical Association
Catawba County Museum of History Newton Western Local history website, operated by the Catawba County Historical Association
Catawba Science Center Hickory Western Science website
Catherine Smith Gallery Boone Western Art website, part of Appalachian State University
Cedarock Historical Farm Graham Piedmont Triad Farm 19th-century farm
Centennial Campus Center for Wildlife Education Raleigh The Triangle Natural history website, ecology and environment of the Piedmont, operated by the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission
Center for Craft, Creativity and Design Hendersonville Western Art website, includes decorative arts gallery, a regional inter-institutional center of the University of North Carolina
C. Grier Beam Truck Museum Cherryville Metro Charlotte Automotive Trucks, early tractors and trailers, trucking memorabilia
Chadbourn Depot Museum Chadbourn Piedmont Railroad information
Charlotte Hawkins Brown Museum Sedalia Piedmont Triad African American Former school, exhibits on contributions made by African American citizens to education in North Carolina
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Fire Education Center and Museum Charlotte Metro Charlotte Firefighting website
Charlotte Museum of History Charlotte Metro Charlotte Multiple website, includes local history museum and 1774 Hezekiah Alexander Homesite with costumed guides
Charlotte Nature Museum Charlotte Metro Charlotte Natural history Operated by Discovery Place, features interactive nature exhibits and live animals
Charlotte Trolley Museum Charlotte Metro Charlotte Transportation website
ChathamArts Gallery Pittsboro The Triangle Art website
Chatham Historical Museum Pittsboro The Triangle Local history website
Cherokee County Historical Museum Murphy Western Local history website
Cherry Hospital Museum Goldsboro Piedmont Medical History of Cherry Hospital, a historic psychiatric hospital for African Americans
Chicamacomico Life-Saving Station Rodanthe Outer Banks Maritime Includes two stations and five outbuildings
Children's Museum of Wilmington Wilmington Lower Cape Fear Children's website
Children's Museum of Winston-Salem Winston-Salem Piedmont Triad Children's Goal is to teach children literature, building, zoology
Children's Playhouse Boone Western Children's website
Chinqua Penn Plantation Reidsville Foothills Historic house 1920s 27 room English countryside mansion with decorative arts and furnishings
Clay County Historical & Arts Council Museum Hayesville Western Local history website, information, housed in the old jail, includes 1920s – 1940s office of a local doctor
Clemmons Educational State Forest Clayton The Triangle Natural history
Cleveland County Historical Museum Shelby Metro Charlotte Local history information
Cliffs of the Neuse State Park Seven Springs Inner Banks Natural history
Coffey's General Store Edgemont Western History information, photos, historic general store with a collection of antiques, original store fixtures and photographs
Colburn Earth Science Museum Asheville Western Natural history website, hall of minerals, mining, fossils, astronomy, gemology, geology, meteorology, mineralogy, oceanography
Columbia Theater Columbia Inner Banks Multiple website, local culture and environment, particularly heritage of farming, fishing, and forestry
Concord Museum Concord Metro Charlotte Local history website, information
Contemporary Art Museum of Raleigh Raleigh The Triangle Art Multimedia contemporary art and design gallery
Core Sound Waterfowl Museum Harkers Island Crystal Coast Multiple website, includes duck decoys, local history, culture and natural history and environment
Corolla Wild Horse Museum Corolla Outer Banks Natural history website
Country Doctor Museum Bailey Inner Banks Medical website, history of rural health care in the United States
Cowan Museum Kenansville Inner Banks Local history website
Cradle of Forestry Brevard Western Multiple website, nature, conservation, science, forestry, includes two nature trails with historic forestry buildings and equipment, Forest Discovery Center with exhibits about the forest and forestry
Creation Museum & Taxidermy Hall of Fame Southern Pines Sandhills Creationist website, includes stuffed animal mounts and antique tools
Crossnore Weavers and Gallery Crossnore Western Textile gallery website, Weavers website, information
C. S. Brown Regional Cultural Arts Center Winton Inner Banks African American website
CSS Neuse State Historic Site Kinston Inner Banks Military Remains of the hull of the Confederate ironclad CSS Neuse
Cultural Heritage Museum Kinston Inner Banks African American website, information, open by appointment
Cupola House Edenton Inner Banks Historic house
Curb Motosports Museum Kannapolis Metro Charlotte Automotive
Cushman Motorscooter Museum Concord Metro Charlotte Automotive information
Dare County Regional Airport Museum Manteo Outer Banks Aviation website, features models of aircraft that played a part in the aviation history of Dare County
Darshana Hall Plantation Cleveland Metro Charlotte Historic house website
David John Aaron Museum Mount Olive Piedmont Local history website
David Williams House Ocracoke Outer Banks Historic house website, operated by the Ocracoke Preservation Society
Davidson County Historical Museum Lexington Piedmont Triad Local history website
Delta Arts Center Winston-Salem Piedmont Triad Art website, arts & humanities, with an emphasis on African American contributions
Diggs Gallery Winston-Salem Piedmont Triad Art website, part of Winston-Salem State University
Discovery Place Charlotte Metro Charlotte Science
Discovery Place Kids Huntersville Metro Charlotte Children's website, opening 2009
Doll & Miniature Museum of High Point High Point Piedmont Triad Toy website, formerly the Angela Peterson Doll & Miniature Museum, includes dolls, miniature displays, dollhouses and unusual artifacts
Dr. Robert Smith House Mount Airy Foothills Local history website, information, depicts early 20th century life
Dr. Josephus Hall House Salisbury Metro Charlotte Historic house website, operated by the Historic Salisbury Foundation, mid-19th century period house
Dry Ridge Historical Museum Weaverville Western Local history information
Duke Homestead State Historic Site Durham The Triangle Open air 1850s home, factories, tobacco farm and museum
Duplin County Veterans Museum Warsaw Inner Banks Military information
Earth Echoes Children's World Museum Mint Hill Metro Charlotte Children's information
East Carolina Village of Yesteryear Greenville Inner Banks Open air website
Eastern Cabarrus Historical Society Museum Mount Pleasant Metro Charlotte Local history website
Edgecombe County Veterans Military Museum Tarboro Inner Banks Military website
Edwards-Franklin House Low Gap Western Historic house Early 19th-century house, operated by the Surry County Historical Society
Elsewhere Artist Collaborative Greensboro Piedmont Triad Art website
EnergyExplorium Huntersville Metro Charlotte Science website, located at our McGuire Nuclear Station, exhibits about electricity
Erwin History Museum Erwin Piedmont Local history information, information
Estes-Winn Antique Car Museum Asheville Western Automotive website
Fair Bluff Depot Museum Fair Bluff Piedmont Railroad information
Fascinate-U Children's Museum Fayetteville Fayetteville metro area Children's website
Fayetteville Area Transportation Museum Fayetteville Fayetteville metro area Transportation website
Fayetteville Independent Light Infantry Armory and Museum Fayetteville Fayetteville metro area Military website
Fayetteville Museum of Art Fayetteville Fayetteville metro area Art website, changing exhibits
Fifth Avenue Mask Museum Hendersonville Western Anthropology information, native masks, dolls dressed in native garb and locally produced textiles, open by appointment
Flat Top Manor Blowing Rock Western Historic house Also known as Moses Cone Manor, located in Moses H. Cone Memorial Park, tours of the Victorian mansion's second floor, first floor houses the Parkway Craft Center
Folk Art Center Asheville Western Art Appalachian folk art, crafts and culture, operated by the Southern Highland Craft Guild
Fort Defiance Lenoir Western Historic house website, 1792 home of Revolutionary general William Lenoir
Fort Dobbs Statesville Metro Charlotte Military Remains of the 18th-century fort from the French and Indian War era
Fort Branch Hamilton Inner Banks Military
Fort Fisher State Historic Site Wilmington Lower Cape Fear Military Restored fort and museum
Fort Macon State Park Beaufort Crystal Coast Military Restored fort and museum
Fort Raleigh National Historic Site Roanoke Island Outer Banks History Includes history of Sir Walter Raleigh's "Lost Colony" and local history
Foscue Plantation House Pollocksville Inner Banks Historic house information
Franklin Gem & Mineral Museum Franklin Western Natural history website, gems, minerals, fossils, Indian artifacts, fluorescent mineral display, sea shells
Fremont Heritage Museum Fremont Inner Banks Local history information, information
Frisco Native American Museum & Natural History Center Frisco Outer Banks Multiple website, Native American artifacts, art, and culture, natural history displays
Gaston County Museum Dallas Metro Charlotte Multiple website, art, transportation, textiles, historic hotel
Galyon & Cullis Galleries Greensboro Piedmont Triad Art website, part of Greensboro College
General William C. Lee Airborne Museum Dunn The Triangle Biographical website, former home and military history of General William C. Lee
Gertrude Smith House Mount Airy Foothills Historic house website, information, depicts early 20th century life
GI Memorial House Museum Kannapolis Metro Charlotte Historic house website, 1945 house built for WWII veterans, operated by the Kannapolis History Associates
Gold Hill Mines Historic Park Gold Hill Township Piedmont Mining website, includes Assay Museum, jail and mine shafts
Graham County Museum of Prehistoric Relics Fontana Dam Western Archaeology website, located at the Hike Inn, pre-historic artifacts from North, Central and South America
Graham Historical Museum Graham Piedmont Triad Local history information, information
Grandfather Mountain Nature Museum Linville Western Natural history website, animals, plants and geology of Grandfather Mountain and surrounding area
Granite Falls History & Transportation Museum Granite Falls Western Local history website, information, housed in the historic Andrew Baird House
Granville County History Museum Oxford Piedmont Local history website
Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum Hatteras Outer Banks Maritime maritime history and shipwrecks of the Outer Banks
Green Hill Center Greensboro Piedmont Triad Art website, visual arts center with exhibitions of contemporary art and a family gallery
Greene County Museum of Art and History Snow Hill Inner Banks Multiple information, information, local and regional art and local history
Greensboro Children's Museum Greensboro Piedmont Triad Children's website
Greensboro Historical Museum Greensboro Piedmont Triad Local history Exhibits include O. Henry, First Lady Dolley Madison, the Greensboro Sit-ins]], period displays, also late 18th century McNairy House and early 19th century Isley House
Greenville Museum of Art Greenville Inner Banks Art website
Gregg Museum of Art & Design Raleigh The Triangle Art website, part of North Carolina State University, formerly Gallery of Art & Design, includes applied and decorative arts
Grifton Historical Museum Grifton Inner Banks Local history website
Grimes Mill Salisbury Metro Charlotte Mill Operated by the Historic Salisbury Foundation, open by appointment and for special events
Guilford College Art Gallery Greensboro Piedmont Triad Art website
Guilford Courthouse National Military Park Greensboro Piedmont Triad Military Revolutionary War battlefield and museum
Guilford Native American Art Gallery Greensboro Piedmont Triad Art website
Hammerstone Scout Museum Lillington The Triangle Scouting website
Hands On! Hendersonville Western Children's website
Harmony Hall Plantation White Oak Piedmont Open air website
Harnett County Indian Museum Kipling Fayetteville metro area Native American information
Harper House/Hickory History Center Hickory Western Historic house website, operated by the Catawba County Historical Association
Harris Hall Museum Oxford Piedmont Multiple website, science, history, art, and culture
Hatteras Histories and Mysteries Museum Buxton Outer Banks History Archaeological artifacts, history and culture of Hatteras Island
Havelock Tourist & Event Center Havelock Crystal Coast Aviation website, features exhibits about the Marine Corps history and aircraft
Haw River Town Museum Haw River Piedmont Triad Local history
Hayti Heritage Center Durham The Triangle African American website
Haywood Hall Raleigh The Triangle Historic house website, historic home of John Haywood
Health Adventure Asheville Western Science website, Health, biological and physical sciences, technology, and the scientific process
Henderson County Heritage Museum Hendersonville Western Local history website
Henderson Institute Historical Museum Henderson Western African American information
Hendrick Motorsports Museum Concord Metro Charlotte Automotive website, information, ars, trophies, and memorabilia from the Hendrick Motorsports racing teams
Hickory Aviation Museum Hickory Western Aviation Historic military aircraft, aircraft weapons, flight suits, art, models
Hickory Museum of Art Hickory Western Art website, American art including paintings, contemporary, folk, outsider, studio art glass and pottery
Hickory Ridge Homestead Boone Western Living Located on the grounds of the Horn in the West, Revolutionary War mountain community
Hiddenite Center Hiddenite Western Multiple website, includes Victorian Lucas Mansion and art gallery, doll collection from the 19th century, native gems and minerals
Highlands Historical Museum Highlands Western Local history website
Highlands Nature Center Highlands Western Natural history website, part of Highlands Biological Station that includes a botanical garden
High Point Museum High Point Piedmont Triad Multiple website, includes local history museum with exhibits about the area furniture industry, 1801 Hoggatt House, 1786 Haley House and a blacksmith shop
Historic Bath Bath Inner Banks Open air website, includes guided tours of the Palmer-Marsh House, Van Der Veer House, Bonner House
Historic Edenton Edenton Inner Banks Open air website
History Museum of Burke County Morganton Western Local history website
Historic Bethabara Park Winston-Salem Piedmont Triad Open air Site of first settlement by members of the Moravian Church in 1753
Historic Halifax State Historic Site Halifax Inner Banks Open air website, includes visitor center museum, several 18th & early 19th century historic houses, tavern, tap room, Clerk of Court’s Office, Jail and the Montfort archaeological exhibit
Historic Hope Plantation Windsor Inner Banks Historic house Includes the 1803 Hope Mansion and 1763 King-Bazemore House
Historic Johnson Farm Hendersonville Western Farm website, includes farm house, boarding house, barn loft museum, animals
Historic Latta Plantation Huntersville Metro Charlotte Living website, 1800 cotton plantation and living history farm
Historic Oak View Raleigh The Triangle Farm Icludes agriculture exhibit, 1855 farmhouse and detached kitchen, livestock barn, carriage house, and turn-of-the-20th-century cotton gin
Historic Rockwell Museum Rockwell Metro Charlotte Local history website
Historic Rosedale Plantation Charlotte Metro Charlotte Historic house website, 13 room antebellum plantation
Historic Stagville Durham The Triangle Open air 18th century plantation house, slave cabins, farmer's house, visitor center and barn
Historic Vance House & Civil War Museum Statesville Metro Charlotte Historic house website
Historic Yates Mill County Park Raleigh The Triangle Mill History gristmill and exhibits on the park's natural and cultural history
History House Museum Tillery Inner Banks Local history website, information, history of 1930s New Deal African American resettlement farm
The History Place Morehead City Crystal Coast Local history website, operated by the Carteret County Historical Society
Horace Williams House Chapel Hill The Triangle Art Changing exhibits presented by the Preservation Society of Chapel Hill
Horne Creek Living Historical Farm Pinnacle Foothills Farm Depicts 1900-1910 farm life
House in the Horseshoe Sanford Piedmont Historic house Late 18th century period plantation home
Hudson Depot Museum Hudson Western Railroad information
Hugh Mangum Museum of Photography Durham The Triangle Art website, information, historic and contemporary photographs
Hugh Torrance House and Store Huntersville Metro Charlotte Historic house information
Imagination Station Science Museum Wilson Inner Banks Science
Indian Museum of the Carolinas Laurinburg Sandhills Native American information, photos
Ingram Planetarium Sunset Beach Lower Cape Fear Science Planetarium and science exhibits
International Civil Rights Center and Museum Greensboro Piedmont Triad History Planned museum
International Lineman's Museum Shelby Metro Charlotte Industry website, history of linemen and the electrical utility industry
Iredell Museums Statesville Metro Charlotte Multiple website, merger of the Iredell Museum of Arts and Heritage and the Children's Museum of Iredell County; art, history, Heritage Farmstead and children's museum
JAARS Museum of the Alphabet Waxhaw Metro Charlotte History website, history of the development of the alphabet
Jesse Helms Center Wingate Metro Charlotte Biographical Papers and works of Senator Jesse Helms, promotes "principles of free enterprise, representative democracy, traditional American values, and a strong national defense"
Jockey's Ridge State Park Nags Head Outer Banks Natural history Visitor center museum
Joel Lane Museum House Raleigh The Triangle Historic house Operated by the National Society of Colonial Dames of America, late 18th century period home
John Blue Complex Laurinburg Sandhills Multiple website, includes the 1890s John Blue House, sawmill, several 19th century cabins, late 19th century general store, a half mile, 18 gauge railroad, a cotton gin, and the Historical Museum of Scotland County which includes antique vehicles
John Charles McNeill House Wagram Sandhills Historic house information, open by appointment
John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Museum Fort Bragg Fayetteville metro area Military website, website, information
Johnston County Heritage Center Smithfield Inner Banks Local history website, information
J. Summie Propst House Hickory Western Historic house website, operated by the Hickory Landmarks Society, late 19th century Victorian house
Jugtown Pottery and Museum Seagrove Piedmont Triad Art website, information, includes museum of pottery
Junaluska Museum and Memorial Site Robbinsville Western Native American website, located at the burial site of Cherokee Warrior Junaluska
KidSenses Rutherfordton Western Children's website
Kidzu Children's Museum Chapel Hill The Triangle Children's Interactive exhibit for ages 0–8
Kings Mountain Historical Fire Museum Kings Mountain Metro Charlotte Firefighting website
Kings Mountain Historical Museum Kings Mountain Metro Charlotte Local history website
Kinston Arts Center Kinston Inner Banks Art website, changing exhibits and model railroad display
Kirby Gallery Roxboro Piedmont Art website, home of the Art Guild of Person County
Körner’s Folly Kernersville Piedmont Triad Historic house website, unusual historic mansion
Lake Waccamaw Depot Museum Lake Waccamaw Lower Cape Fear Local history website
Latimer House Wilmington Lower Cape Fear Historic house website, operated by the Lower Cape Fear Historical Society, Victorian period home
Lawndale Museum Lawndale Metro Charlotte Local history website
Levine Museum of the New South Charlotte Metro Charlotte History Southern and regional history and culture since the Civil War
Liberty Hall Kenansville Inner Banks Historic house Late 18th century plantation house
Light Factory Charlotte Metro Charlotte Art website, photography and film and related light-generated mediums
Lincoln County Museum of History Lincolnton Metro Charlotte Local history website
Louisburg College Art Galleries Louisburg The Triangle Art website
Lundy-Fetterman Museum & Exhibit Hall Buies Creek Piedmont Natural history website, part of Campbell University
Macon County Historical Museum Franklin Western Local history website, exhibits include Cherokee arrowheads and artifacts, early medical instruments and supplies, period clothing
Madison Dry Goods Museum Madison Foothills History website, exhibits include early 20th century hardware, hotel and funeral chapel displays
Malcolm Blue Farm and Museum Aberdeen Sandhills Farm website, 18th-century farm with 1825 farmhouse, grist mill, stable, corn crib, tobacco barn, water tower and windmill
Maple Grove Historical Museum Hickory Western Historic house website, operated by the Hickory Landmarks Society, late 19th century Victorian house
Marbles Kids Museum Raleigh The Triangle Children's Formerly Exploris Museum
Maxton Museum Maxton Sandhills Local history website
May Museum and Park Farmville Inner Banks Local history information
McColl Center for Visual Art Charlotte Metro Charlotte Art website, includes art gallery
McDowell House at Quaker Meadows Morganton Western Historic house website, operated by the Historic Burke Foundation, also known as Quaker Meadows Plantation
Memory Lane Museum Mooresville Metro Charlotte Automotive website
Mendenhall Plantation Jamestown Piedmont Triad Historic house website, 1811 Quaker Homeplace and plantation buildings
Meredith College Galleries Raleigh The Triangle Art Part of Meredith College
Mineral and Lapidary Museum Hendersonville Western Natural history Minerals, rocks, fossils, Native American artifacts
Mint Museum of Art Charlotte Metro Charlotte Art
Mint Museum of Craft + Design Charlotte Metro Charlotte
Missiles and More Museum Topsail Beach Lower Cape Fear Local history website, operated by the Historical Society of Topsail Island, exhibits include Operation Bumblebee, Camp Davis, pirates, Native Americans, natural history and the V-22 Osprey aircraft
Mitchell House Museum Thomasville Piedmont Triad History History of the Mills Home orphanage
Montford Point Marine Museum Camp Lejeune Crystal Coast Military website, history of the Montford Point Marines, the first African American Marines
Moores Creek National Battlefield Wilmington Lower Cape Fear Military Revolutionary War battlefield and museum
Mordecai Mansion Raleigh The Triangle Historic house Antebellum plantation home
Morehead Planetarium and Science Center Chapel Hill The Triangle Science Part of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Morrow Mountain State Park Albemarle Metro Charlotte Local history Includes museum of local cultural and natural history and a restored historic house
Mountain Farm & Home Museum Hendersonville Western Agriculture website
Mountain Farm Museum and Mingus Mill Cherokee Western Open air Includes reconstructed late 19th century log farm buildings and a historic corn grist mill
Mountain Heritage Center Cullowhee Western Local history website, information, part of Western Carolina University, natural and cultural heritage of the southern Appalachian region
Mountain Gateway Museum and Heritage Center Old Fort Western Local history Regional branch of the North Carolina Museum of History, culture and heritage of the southern Appalachians
Mount Airy Museum of Regional History Mount Airy Foothills Local history website, information
Mount Mitchell State Park Burnsville Western Multiple Includes exhibits about the park's natural, cultural and historical heritage
Murfreesboro Historic District Murfreesboro Inner Banks Open air website, tours of several historic houses, shops and the William Rae Museum and Agriculture and Transportation Museum, operated by the Murfreesboro Historical Association
Murray's Mill Newton The Triangle Mill website, operated by the Catawba County Historical Association
Museum of American Cut & Engraved Glass Highlands Western Art information, information
Museum of American Pottery Creedmoor The Triangle Art Located at Cedar Creek Gallery, works by family and studio potters
Museum of Anthropology at Wake Forest University Winston-Salem Piedmont Triad Anthropology website, artifacts and art from Americas, Africa, Asia, and Oceania
Museum of Ashe County History Jefferson Western Local history website
Museum of Coastal Carolina Ocean Isle Beach Lower Cape Fear Natural history Natural science, environment, and cultural history of the Coastal Carolina region
Museum of Colerain Colerain Inner Banks Local history information
Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts Winston-Salem Piedmont Triad Decorative arts Part of Old Salem Museums & Gardens
Museum of Life and Science Durham The Triangle Science Formerly North Carolina Museum of Life and Science, science and natural history exhibits
Museum of North Carolina Handicrafts Waynesville Western Art information, decorative arts, handicrafts and furniture created by North Carolina artists; also known as the Shelton House
Museum of North Carolina Minerals Spruce Pine Western Natural history website, information
Museum of North Carolina Traditional Pottery Seagrove Piedmont Triad Art website, features displays from surrounding area potteries
Museum of Old Domestic Life High Point Piedmont Triad History information, 19th-century household items, tools and everyday artifacts from Quaker homes
Museum of Rutherford Hospital Rutherfordton Western Medical website
Museum of the Albemarle Elizabeth City Inner Banks Local history Regional branch of the North Carolina Museum of History
Museum of the Cape Fear Historical Complex Fayetteville Fayetteville metro area Local history Regional branch of the North Carolina Museum of History, also features the 1897 Poe House and Arsenal Park
Museum of the Cherokee Indian Cherokee Western Native American website, information
Museum of the Marine Jacksonville Inner Banks Military Planned museum
Museum of the Native American Resource Center Pembroke Piedmont Native American website, part of the University of North Carolina at Pembroke, prehistory, history, culture, art and contemporary issues of American Indians, with special emphasis on the Robeson County Native American community
Museum of the Waxhaws Waxhaw Metro Charlotte Local history website, includes exhibits on President Andrew Jackson
Museum of World Cultures Wilmington Lower Cape Fear Art website, "museum without walls, public display in various buildings at University of North Carolina at Wilmington, includes clothing, textiles, jewelry, pottery, furniture, figures, drawings, photographs, prints and scrolls from all over the world
Mystery Hill Blowing Rock Western Multiple website, includes historic house furnished for turn-of-the-20th-century life, science exhibits, Native American artifacts, and the house
NASCAR Hall of Fame Charlotte Metro Charlotte Sports Planned museum to open in 2010
Nasher Museum of Art Durham The Triangle Art Part of Duke University
National Railroad Museum and Hall of Fame Hamlet Sandhills Railroad Includes railroad artifacts and model train layout
Neal John Deere Tractor Museum Trinity Piedmont Triad Agriculture website
Newbold-White House Hertford Inner Banks Historic house Colonial Quaker home
Neuseway Nature Park Kinston Inner Banks Multiple website, includes the Neuse Planetarium, Health & Science Museum and the Exchange Nature Center
Norlina Train Museum Norlina Piedmont Railroad website
North Carolina Auto Racing Hall of Fame Mooresville Metro Charlotte Automotive website
North Carolina Aviation Museum Asheboro Piedmont Triad Aviation Restored aircraft, models, uniforms, memorabilia
North Carolina Baseball Museum Wilson Inner Banks Sports information
North Carolina Central University Art Museum Durham The Triangle Art website, part of North Carolina Central University, focus is African-American and African art
North Carolina Collection Gallery Chapel Hill The Triangle History website, part of the Wilson Library at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, includes literature, photographs, and artifacts about North Carolina history, and three historic rooms with furnishings
North Carolina Cotton Museum Pikeville Piedmont Agriculture information, information, also known as the Northern Wayne Heritage Museum
North Carolina Estuarium Washington Inner Banks Art website, ecology of North Carolina's estuaries
North Carolina Homespun Museum Asheville Western History website, history, fine cloth and woodworking crafts of the Biltmore Industries, a school for workers on the Biltmore Estate
North Carolina Maritime Museum Beaufort Crystal Coast Maritime Regional branch of the North Carolina Museum of History
North Carolina Maritime Museum at Southport Southport Lower Cape Fear Maritime Regional branch of the North Carolina Museum of History
North Carolina Maritime Museum on Roanoke Island Roanoke Island Outer Banks Maritime Regional branch of the North Carolina Museum of History, also known as Roanoke Island Maritime Museum
North Carolina Museum of Art Raleigh The Triangle Art
North Carolina Museum of Forestry Whiteville Piedmont Natural history website, natural history and cultural heritage of our forests and forestry, satellite museum of the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences
North Carolina Museum of History Raleigh The Triangle History Exhibits include state’s military history, decorative arts, the North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame, transportation and changing exhibits of state history and culture
North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences Raleigh The Triangle Natural history
North Carolina Pottery Center Seagrove Piedmont Triad Decorative arts website
North Carolina School for the Deaf Historical Museum Morganton Western Education website, information
North Carolina State Capitol Raleigh The Triangle Historic site
North Carolina Transportation Museum Spencer Metro Charlotte Transportation Railroad, aviation and automobiles website
North Carolina Wesleyan College Galleries Rocky Mount Inner Banks Art Includes the {http://www.ncwc.edu/Arts/ Mims Gallery and Four Sisters Gallery]
Northampton County Museum Jackson Inner Banks Local history website, information, information
Oakboro Railroad Museum Oakboro Metro Charlotte Railroad website
Oakboro Regional Museum of History Oakboro Metro Charlotte Local history website
Oconaluftee Indian Village Cherokee Western Native American Replica of an 18th-century eastern Cherokee community
Old Baldy Lighthouse & Smith Island Museum of History Bald Head Island Lower Cape Fear Maritime Reconstructed lighthouse keeper's quarters and local history museum, and tours of lighthouse
Old Brunswick County Jail Southport Lower Cape Fear Jail information, website, operated by the Southport Historical Society
Old City Jail Mount Airy Foothills Media information, re-creation of “The Courthouse” from the Andy Griffith Show
Old Fort Railroad Museum Old Fort Western Railroad information
Old Jail Museum Taylorsville Western Jail website
Old Rock School Railway Museum Valdese Western Railroad website, model train layouts and railroad memorabilia, operated by the Piedmont and Western Railroad Club
Old Salem Museums & Gardens Winston-Salem Piedmont Triad Living 18th and 19th century Moravian village
Old Salem Toy Museum Winston-Salem Piedmont Triad Toy Part of Old Salem Museums & Gardens, includes toys, dolls, teddy bears, puppets, doll houses, toy zoos, automobiles and planes
Old Wilkes Jail Wilkesboro Western Jail information
Oliver Nestus Freeman Round House Museum Wilson Inner Banks African American information, contributions of local African Americans
Onslow County Museum Richlands Inner Banks Local history website
Orange County Historical Museum Hillsborough The Triangle Local history website
Oriental History Museum Oriental Inner Banks Local history information
Orton Plantation Smithville Township Lower Cape Fear Historic house Southern plantation, outbuildings and gardens
Outer Banks Center for Wildlife Education Corolla Outer Banks Natural history website, coastal North Carolina's wildlife, natural history and cultural heritage, operated by the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission
Outer Banks History Center Manteo Outer Banks Local history website, regional archives with changing exhibits
Page-Walker Arts & History Center Cary The Triangle Multiple Local history and changing art exhibits
Palmer-Marsh House Bath Inner Banks Historic house 1744 home
Pantego Academy Historical Museum Pantego Inner Banks Local history
Pender County Museum Burgaw Lower Cape Fear Local history information, information
Penderlea Homestead Museum Willard Inner Banks Historic house website, information, homestead community farm of the Depression era
Penland School of Crafts Spruce Pine Western Art Includes exhibit gallery
Person County Museum of History Roxboro Piedmont Open air website, complex includes a local history museum in the Governor W. W. Kitchin House, the Male Academy/Parsonage, Woodsdale General Store, Dr. John H. Merritt's office, a tobacco barn, and the Van Hook Subscription School
Pisgah Center for Wildlife Education Pisgah Forest Western Natural history website, mountain wildlife and habitats, freshwater fish, operated by the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission
Polk County History Museum Tryon Western Local history website
Poplar Grove Plantation Wilmington Lower Cape Fear Historic house website, 19th century plantation homestead and outbuildings
Pope House Museum Raleigh The Triangle Historic house
Port Discover Elizabeth City Inner Banks Science website
Port O' Plymouth Museum Plymouth Inner Banks Civil War website
President James K. Polk State Historic Site Pineville Metro Charlotte Biographical Includes visitor center with exhibits about James K. Polk, reconstructions of an early 19th-century log house, separate kitchen and barn
Presidential Culinary Museum Grover Western History website, memorabilia from White House chefs
Raeford-Hoke Museum Raeford Sandhills Local history website, information
Railroad House Sanford Piedmont Local history website
Raleigh City Museum Raleigh The Triangle Local history
Rankin Museum of American and Natural History Ellerbe Sandhills Multiple website, natural history, paleontology, local history, Native American artifacts
Ray Price Legends of Harley Drag Racing Museum Raleigh The Triangle Sports Motorcycle drag racing
Red Barn Mountain Museum Waynesville Western Local history information
Red Springs Historical Museum Red Springs Piedmont Local history website
Reed Gold Mine Midland Metro Charlotte Mining Gold mining museum and tunnels
Reynolda House Museum of American Art Winston-Salem Piedmont Triad Art American art from colonial era to the present
Richard Childress Racing Museum Welcome Piedmont Triad Automotive website, website, includes over 50 cars of Richard Childress Racing
Richard Gwyn Museum Elkin Foothills Local history information
Richard Petty Museum Level Cross Piedmont Triad Biographical Race car driver Richard Petty and vintage cars
Richmond-Miles History Museum Yanceyville Piedmont Triad Local history website, located in the Graves-Florance-Gatewood House
Roanoke Canal Museum & Trail Roanoke Rapids Inner Banks Transportation website
Roanoke/Cashie River Center Windsor Inner Banks Natural history website
Roanoke Island Festival Park Manteo Outer Banks Multiple Includes a museum ship, colonial and Native American living history site, local history museum, art exhibits
Robeson County History Museum Lumberton Inner Banks Local history website
Rock School Art Galleries Valdese Western Art website
Rocky Mount Arts Center Rocky Mount Inner Banks Art website
Rocky Mount Children's Museum and Science Center Rocky Mount Inner Banks Science website
Rosenzweig Gallery Durham The Triangle Art website
Rosetta C. Baldwin Museum High Point Piedmont Triad African American website, contributions of African Americans in local history
Rowan Museum Salisbury Metro Charlotte History Includes local history museum in a historic courthouse, the Old Stone House and the Utzman Chambers House
Ruby City Gems & Minerals Franklin Western Natural history website, store with museum display of gems, minerals and fossils, Native American and pre-Columbian artifacts
Rural Hill, Center of Scottish Heritage Huntersville Metro Charlotte Open air website, includes 265-acre (1.07 km2) historic farm with eight historic structures and three reproductions
Rural Life Museum Mars Hill Western Mining website, information, part of Mars Hill College, open by appointment, Southern Appalachian mountain culture and history
Rush Wray Museum of Yancey County History Burnsville Western Local history Located in the McElroy House, include period furniture and local history exhibits
Rutherford County Farm Museum Forest City Western Agriculture information, information, antique farm and home equipment
Sam Bass Gallery Concord Metro Charlotte Art website, information, racing art and mementos
Sampson County History Museum Clinton Coastal Plain Local history website
Sciele Museum of Natural History Gastonia Metro Charlotte Natural history website
SciWorks Winston-Salem Piedmont Triad Science Science and natural history
Scottish Heritage Center Laurinburg Sandhills Ethnic website, part of the library of St. Andrews Presbyterian College, includes exhibits about the Scottish settlement of southeastern North Carolina
Scottish Tartans Museum Franklin Western Ethnic website, history of tartans, Scottish history, culture, dress, migration and military
Second Ward Alumni House Museum Charlotte Metro Charlotte African American information
Sechrest Gallery High Point Piedmont Triad Art website, part of High Point University
SEJ Heritage Center and Museum Lake Junaluska Western Religious website, history of the United Methodist Church
Senator Sam J. Ervin Jr. Library and Museum Morganton Western Biographical website, life, memorabilia and papers of Sam J. Ervin Jr., located on the campus of Western Piedmont Community College
Shaw House Properties Southern Pines Sandhills Historic house website, operated by the Moore County Historical Association, includes the antebellum Shaw House, Garner House and Britt Sanders Cabin
Shook Museum Clyde Western Historic house website
Smith-McDowell House Asheville Western Historic house Victorian mansion and history exhibits
Smoky Mountain Trains Bryson City Western Railroad website, Lionel model train engines, cars and accessories, large model train layout
Somerset Place Creswell Inner Banks Open air 1830 antebellum plantation and outbuildings
Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art Winston-Salem Piedmont Triad Art Contemporary art gallery
Southern Appalachian Radio Museum Asheville Western Technology website, antique radios, equipment and history
Sparta Teapot Museum of Craft and Design Sparta Western Decorative arts Planned museum
Spring Hill House Raleigh The Triangle Historic house website, features exhibit about Dorothea Dix and Dorothea Dix Hospital, a psychiatric hospital
Spring Hope Historical Museum Spring Hope Inner Banks Local history information
St. Paul Museum Randleman Piedmont Triad Local history website, located in the St. Paul M. E. Church, South
Stanly County Museum Albemarle Metro Charlotte Multiple website, includes local history exhibits, 1840s period Freeman-Marks House, 19th century I.W. Snuggs House
Stokes County Historical Museum Danbury Foothills Local history website
Stone Mountain State Park Wilkesboro Western Multiple Includes Mountain Culture Exhibit and mid-19th century Hutchinson Homestead
Stonewall Manor Rocky Mount Inner Banks Historic house website, antebellum plantation home
Sunny Brook Store Spruce Pine Western Biographical information, childhood home of acclaimed North Carolina author Gloria Houston
Swannanoa Valley Museum Black Mountain Western Local history website
Tannenbaum Historic Park Greensboro Piedmont Triad Open air website, includes Colonial Heritage Center, 1813 Hoskins House, restored 1830s barn, a replica kitchen and blacksmith shop; adjacent to the Guilford Courthouse National Military Park
Tarkil Branch Farm's Homestead Museum Beulaville Piedmont Open air website, 19th century homestead, includes 1830s Dogtrot house, smokehouse, tobacco barn, corn cribs, chicken house and other structures with exhibits
Teach's Hole Blackbeard Exhibit and Pirate Specialty Shop Ocracoke Outer Banks History website, shop and exhibit about Blackbeard and pirates
Textile Heritage Center at Cooleemee Cooleemee Piedmont Industry website, includes Mill Village Museum, park and planned Mill Family Life Museum
Textile Heritage Museum Glencoe Piedmont Industry website, features history and machinery of the textile industry, textile history of Alamance County, the Piedmont, and beyond
Theatre Art Galleries High Point Piedmont Triad Art website
Things From Yesteryear Museum Pollocksville Inner Banks History information, open by appointment, includes antique appliances, cars, typewriters, cameras, medical equipment and Fostoria glassware
Thomas Wolfe House Asheville Western Historic house Victorian boyhood home of author Thomas Wolfe
Tobacco Farm Life Museum Kenly Inner Banks Agriculture website
Town Creek Indian Mound Mount Gilead Sandhills Archaeology Historic Pee Dee ceremonial mound with visitor center, two temples, a burial house, palisade wall and residence
Trail of Faith Valdese Western Open air website, information, fifteen open-air exhibits and replicas that trace the history of the Waldensians, a Christian spiritual movement
Transylvania Heritage Museum Brevard Western Local history website
Tryon Palace Historic Site & Gardens New Bern Inner Banks Historic house Modern reconstruction of the historical colonial governors' mansion of the Province of North Carolina
Turchin Center for the Visual Arts Boone Western Art website
Tuscarora Nation Museum Maxton Sandhills Native American website
University Galleries Greensboro Piedmont Triad Art website, part of North Carolina A&T State University
USS North Carolina Battleship Memorial Wilmington Lower Cape Fear Maritime
Vance Birthplace Weaverville Western Historic house Early 19th century log house, birthplace of Governor Zebulon Baird Vance
Vance County Historical Museum Henderson Western Local history information
Van Every/Smith Galleries Davidson Metro Charlotte Art website, part of Davidson College
Vollis Simpson Whirligig Park Lucama Inner Banks Art information, information, PBS article, private sculpture park
Wadesboro High School Wadesboro Sandhills Education website, operated by the Anson County Historical Society
Wake Forest University Fine Arts Gallery Winston-Salem Piedmont Triad Art website
Waldensian Heritage Museum Valdese Western Religious website, information, history of the Waldensians, a Christian spiritual movement
Walter B Jones, Sr. Center for The Sounds Columbia Inner Banks Multiple website, art, natural history, local history
Walter L. Stasavich Science and Nature Center Greenville Inner Banks Natural history website
Waterworks Visual Arts Center Salisbury Metro Charlotte Art website
Wayne County Museum Goldsboro Piedmont Local history website
Waynesborough Historical Village Goldsboro Piedmont Open air website, website, information
Weatherspoon Art Museum Greensboro Piedmont Triad Art Part of University of North Carolina at Greensboro, modern and contemporary art
Wellington B. Gray Gallery Greenville Inner Banks Art website, part of East Carolina University
Western Carolina University Fine Art Museum Cullowhee Western Art website, part of Western Carolina University
Western North Carolina Air Museum Hendersonville Western Aviation website, historic aircraft and memorabilia
West Point Mill Durham The Triangle Mill
Weymouth Woods-Sandhills Nature Preserve Southern Pines Sandhills Natural history Longleaf pine forest, including geology, plants, animals and the use of prescribed fires
Whalehead Club Corolla Outer Banks Historic house website, 1925 Art Nouveau mansion
Wheels Through Time Museum Maggie Valley Western Motorcycle website 300 historic American motorcycles
Whippoorwill Academy and Village Ferguson Western Open air website
Whistlestop Exhibit at Company Shops Station Burlington Piedmont Triad Railroad website, information, history of the North Carolina Railroad Company
Wilbur A. Tyndall Tractor Museum Pink Hill Inner Banks Agriculture information, information, open by appointment, tractors, farm equipment and implements, advertisements, signs, agriculture and rural life memorabilia
Wilderness Taxidermy and Wildlife Museum Franklin Western Natural history website
Wilkes Art Gallery North Wilkesboro Piedmont Triad Art website
Wilkes Heritage Museum Wilkesboro Western Local history website, includes Old Jail, Robert Cleveland Log House, and exhibits about early settlement, military history, industry, agriculture, medicine, communication, education, entertainment, and transportation
William Rae Museum Murfreesboro Inner Banks Local history website, main museum of the Murfreesboro Historical Association
Wilmington Railroad Museum Wilmington Lower Cape Fear Railroad website
Wilson Arts Center Wilson Inner Banks Art website
Winton Century Post Office Museum Winton Inner Banks Philatelic information
World Methodist Museum Lake Junaluska Western Religious information, history of the Wesleyan movement
Wright Brothers National Memorial Kill Devil Hills Outer Banks Aviation Includes museum, test site with outdoor displays and monument
Wright Tavern Wentworth Foothills Historic site website, open by appointment with the Rockingham County Historical Society
Wrightsville Beach Museum of History Wrightsville Beach Lower Cape Fear Local history website
YMI Cultural Center Asheville Western African American website
Zachary-Tolbert House Cashiers Western Historic house website, operated by the Cashiers Historical Society

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