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
“From Plantation to Park: The Story of Dix Hill” chronicles legacy of Dix Hill Community Free exhibit will be run through 2020
What: The City of Raleigh Museum on Sunday, October 21, will unveil a new permanent exhibit about the history of Dorothea Dix Park, titled From Plantation to Park: The Story of Dix Hill. The exhibit, a joint venture with the Dix
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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.
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
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
Explore the historic heart of downtown Raleigh, Fayetteville Street! Every Saturday @ 2 pm beginning in January, the City of Raleigh Museum will offer Fayetteville Street Walking Tours. The heart of Raleigh’s history is centered on “North Carolina’s Main Street,” a half-mile long street with a rich and colorful past, whose buildings and stories have helped shape the Raleigh we know today. In honor of this legacy, the City of Raleigh Museum will offer one-hour, one-mile walking tours