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From Plantation to Park: The Story of Dix Hill

Posted by Dan Howe on November 28, 2018
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Category: Current Exhibits

The exhibit, a joint venture with the Dix Park Conservancy, explores the long history and future of Raleigh’s newest park. From Plantation to Park explores four perspectives on the land known as Dix Hill.

City of Raleigh Museum is one of Marriott Traveler’s Top 5 Things To Do!

Posted by Dan Howe on October 20, 2018
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We’re excited to be part of such a great list of things to do in Raleigh! New to the city? Have friends coming to town? Learn more about our museum and the other fun things to do in Raleigh! https://traveler.marriott.com/culture-and-style/5-things-to-do-in-raleigh-must-dos/?nck=110172214&ck=23645860&lk=1000296870

History of Dorothea Dix Park

Posted by Dan Howe on October 3, 2018
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Exhibit Opens October 21st! Click Here For More

The City of Raleigh Museum Opens New Exhibit on History of Dorothea Dix Park on October 21

Posted by Dan Howe on October 3, 2018
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From Plantation to Park: The Story of Dix Hill” chronicles legacy of Dix Hill Community Free exhibit will be run through 2020

Listen to Ernest Dollar talk about this amazing exhibit on iHeart Radio!

What: The City of Raleigh Museum on Sunday, October 21, will unveil a new permanent exhibit about the history of Dorothea Dix Park,

The Underground: Raleigh’s Music Scene 1976-1985

Posted by Dan Howe on August 1, 2018
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Pictures by former News & Observer photographer Chris Seward Click Here For More

The Underground: Raleigh’s Music Scene 1976-1985

Posted by Dan Howe on August 1, 2018
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Category: Current Exhibits

This new exhibit highlights the golden days of Raleigh’s celebrated nightlife hotspot beneath Cameron Village. The specially curated exhibit is based on the documentary photographs of local photographer Chris Seward, who, in the late 1970s and early 1980s, took thousands of images of the music scene happening in these clubs. “The Underground” exhibit will be open through December 2018.

Thank you! Time Warp 2018 is in the Books!

Posted by Leo Suarez on April 24, 2018
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Category: Events, News

Our 1970s-themed Time Warp this year was a huge success! Thank you to everyone that came out, all our sponsors, and even those that couldn’t make it but managed to bid or look at our amazing silent auction. We sold off some fabulous items including art, vacations, and night-outs, all that money supporting the museum and our upcoming programming. At the event, we had food

(in)Tangible Boundaries – A History of Raleigh through Maps

Posted by Leo Suarez on April 3, 2018
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This exhibition in the front gallery of the City of Raleigh Museum will showcase student maps from an ongoing course at NC State’s College of Design entitled DIY Cartography. Through the course, students create maps focused on the history of Raleigh’s urban development in order to better understand how, why and where development has been concentrated and the effects that same development has had socially, politically and economically. Visitors will be able to contribute to this

Silent Killers: The Legacy of the 1918 Spanish Flu

Posted by Leo Suarez on January 4, 2018
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Category: Past Exhibits

Fayetteville Street Walking Tours

Posted by Leo Suarez on December 16, 2017
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Every Saturday @ 2 pm beginning in January 2018! Read More