Museums in North Carolina

Museum Town/City Region Type
Ackland Art Museum Chapel Hill The Triangle Art
A.D. Gallery Pembroke Piedmont Art
African American Atelier Greensboro Piedmont Triad Art
African American Cultural Complex Raleigh The Triangle African American
Afro-American Cultural Center Charlotte Metro Charlotte African American
Agriculture and Transportation Museum Murfreesboro Inner Banks Multiple
Airborne & Special Operations Museum Fayetteville Fayetteville metro area Military
Alamance Battleground State Historic Site Burlington Piedmont Triad Military
Alamance County Arts Council Graham Piedmont Triad Art
Alamance County Historical Museum Burlington Piedmont Triad Local history
Alexander-Little Wing Wadesboro Sandhills Historic house
Allison-Deaver House Museum Brevard Western Historic house
American Classic Motorcycle Museum Asheboro Piedmont Triad Transportation
American Military Museum of Gastonia Gastonia Metro Charlotte Military
Andy Griffith Museum Mount Airy Foothills Biographical
Arts Council of Henderson County Hendersonville Western Art
Arts Council of Wayne County Goldsboro Piedmont Art
Artspace Raleigh The Triangle Art
Ashe-Covington Medical Museum Wadesboro Sandhills Medical
Asheville Art Museum Asheville Western Art
Aurora Fossil Museum Aurora Inner Banks Natural history
Ava Gardner Museum Smithfield Inner Banks Biographical
Averasboro Battlefield and Museum Dunn The Triangle Military
Avery County Historical Museum Newland Western Local history
Aycock Birthplace Fremont Inner Banks Historic house
Ayr Mount Hillsborough The Triangle Historic house
Backing Up Classics Auto Museum Concord Metro Charlotte Automotive
Badin Historic Museum Badin Metro Charlotte Local history
Barker House Edenton Inner Banks Historic house
Barton College Galleries Wilson Inner Banks Art
The Bascom Highlands Western Art
Beaufort Historic Site Beaufort Crystal Coast Historic house
Bechtler Museum of Modern Art Charlotte Metro Charlotte Art
Belhaven Memorial Museum Belhaven Inner Banks Local history
Bellamy Mansion Wilmington Lower Cape Fear Historic house
Belmont Historical Society’s Cultural and Heritage Learning Center Belmont Metro Charlotte Local history
Bennett Classics Antique Car Museum Forest City Piedmont Automotive
Bennett Place State Historic Site Durham The Triangle Civil War
Ben Owen Pottery Seagrove Piedmont Triad Art
Benson Museum of Local History Benson Piedmont Local history
Bentonville Battlefield State Historic Site Princeton The Triangle Civil War
Big Ivy Historical Society and Park Barnardsville Piedmont Open air
Billy Graham Library Charlotte Metro Charlotte Biographical
Biltmore Estate Asheville Western Historic house
Black Cat Station North Wilkesboro Western Railroad
Black Mountain Center for the Arts Black Mountain Western Art
Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center Asheville Western Art
Bladenboro Museum Bladenboro Piedmont Multiple
Blandwood Mansion and Gardens Greensboro Piedmont Triad Historic house
Blount-Bridgers House Tarboro Inner Banks Multiple
Blowing Rock Art and History Museum Blowing Rock Western Multiple
Boggan-Hammond House Wadesboro Sandhills Historic house
Brady C. Jefcoat Museum Murfreesboro Inner Banks History
Brevard Station Museum Stanley Metro Charlotte Local history
Brock Historical Museum Greensboro Piedmont Triad History
Brunswick Town/Fort Anderson State Historic Site Smithville Township Lower Cape Fear Archaeology
Buckner Hill Plantation Faison Inner Banks Historic house
Burgwin-Wright House Wilmington Lower Cape Fear Historic house
Burke Arts Council Morganton Western Art
Burke Heritage Museum Morganton Western Local history
Burnett-Eaton Museum Wilmington Lower Cape Fear African American
Burwell School Historic Site Hillsborough The Triangle Historic house
Bryant House and McLendon Cabin Carthage Sandhills Historic house
Cabarrus County Veterans Museum Concord Metro Charlotte Military
Caldwell Arts Council Lenoir Western Art
Caldwell Heritage Museum Lenoir Western Local history
Calvin Jones Historical House Wake Forest The Triangle Local history
Camden County Jail Museum Camden Inner Banks Jail
Cameron Art Museum Wilmington Lower Cape Fear Art
Canton Area Historical Museum Canton Western Local history
Cape Fear Museum Wilmington Lower Cape Fear Multiple
Cape Hatteras Light Buxton Outer Banks Maritime
Carl J. McEwen Historic Village Mint Hill Metro Charlotte Open air
Carl Sandburg Home National Historic Site Flat Rock Western Biographical
Carolina Basketball Museum Chapel Hill The Triangle Sports
Carolinas Aviation Museum Charlotte Metro Charlotte Aviation
Carson House Marion Western Historic house
Carthage Museum Carthage Sandhills Local history
Castle McCulloch Gold Mill High Point Piedmont Triad Mining
Caswell Center Museum Kinston Inner Banks Medical
Caswell No.1 Fire Station Museum Kinston Inner Banks Firefighting
Catawba County Firefighters Museum Conover Western Firefighting
Catawba County Museum of History Newton Western Local history
Catawba Science Center Hickory Western Science
Catherine Smith Gallery Boone Western Art
Cedarock Historical Farm Graham Piedmont Triad Farm
Centennial Campus Center for Wildlife Education Raleigh The Triangle Natural history
Center for Craft, Creativity and Design Hendersonville Western Art
C. Grier Beam Truck Museum Cherryville Metro Charlotte Automotive
Chadbourn Depot Museum Chadbourn Piedmont Railroad
Charlotte Hawkins Brown Museum Sedalia Piedmont Triad African American
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Fire Education Center and Museum Charlotte Metro Charlotte Firefighting
Charlotte Museum of History Charlotte Metro Charlotte Multiple
Charlotte Nature Museum Charlotte Metro Charlotte Natural history
Charlotte Trolley Museum Charlotte Metro Charlotte Transportation
ChathamArts Gallery Pittsboro The Triangle Art
Chatham Historical Museum Pittsboro The Triangle Local history
Cherokee County Historical Museum Murphy Western Local history
Cherry Hospital Museum Goldsboro Piedmont Medical
Chicamacomico Life-Saving Station Rodanthe Outer Banks Maritime
Children's Museum of Wilmington Wilmington Lower Cape Fear Children's
Children's Museum of Winston-Salem Winston-Salem Piedmont Triad Children's
Children's Playhouse Boone Western Children's
Chinqua Penn Plantation Reidsville Foothills Historic house
Clay County Historical & Arts Council Museum Hayesville Western Local history
Clemmons Educational State Forest Clayton The Triangle Natural history
Cleveland County Historical Museum Shelby Metro Charlotte Local history
Cliffs of the Neuse State Park Seven Springs Inner Banks Natural history
Coffey's General Store Edgemont Western History
Colburn Earth Science Museum Asheville Western Natural history
Columbia Theater Columbia Inner Banks Multiple
Concord Museum Concord Metro Charlotte Local history
Contemporary Art Museum of Raleigh Raleigh The Triangle Art
Core Sound Waterfowl Museum Harkers Island Crystal Coast Multiple
Corolla Wild Horse Museum Corolla Outer Banks Natural history
Country Doctor Museum Bailey Inner Banks Medical
Cowan Museum Kenansville Inner Banks Local history
Cradle of Forestry Brevard Western Multiple
Creation Museum & Taxidermy Hall of Fame Southern Pines Sandhills Creationist
Crossnore Weavers and Gallery Crossnore Western Textile
C. S. Brown Regional Cultural Arts Center Winton Inner Banks African American
CSS Neuse State Historic Site Kinston Inner Banks Military
Cultural Heritage Museum Kinston Inner Banks African American
Cupola House Edenton Inner Banks Historic house
Curb Motosports Museum Kannapolis Metro Charlotte Automotive
Cushman Motorscooter Museum Concord Metro Charlotte Automotive
Dare County Regional Airport Museum Manteo Outer Banks Aviation
Darshana Hall Plantation Cleveland Metro Charlotte Historic house
David John Aaron Museum Mount Olive Piedmont Local history
David Williams House Ocracoke Outer Banks Historic house
Davidson County Historical Museum Lexington Piedmont Triad Local history
Delta Arts Center Winston-Salem Piedmont Triad Art
Diggs Gallery Winston-Salem Piedmont Triad Art
Discovery Place Charlotte Metro Charlotte Science
Discovery Place Kids Huntersville Metro Charlotte Children's
Doll & Miniature Museum of High Point High Point Piedmont Triad Toy
Dr. Robert Smith House Mount Airy Foothills Local history
Dr. Josephus Hall House Salisbury Metro Charlotte Historic house
Dry Ridge Historical Museum Weaverville Western Local history
Duke Homestead State Historic Site Durham The Triangle Open air
Duplin County Veterans Museum Warsaw Inner Banks Military
Earth Echoes Children's World Museum Mint Hill Metro Charlotte Children's
East Carolina Village of Yesteryear Greenville Inner Banks Open air
Eastern Cabarrus Historical Society Museum Mount Pleasant Metro Charlotte Local history
Edgecombe County Veterans Military Museum Tarboro Inner Banks Military
Edwards-Franklin House Low Gap Western Historic house
Elsewhere Artist Collaborative Greensboro Piedmont Triad Art
EnergyExplorium Huntersville Metro Charlotte Science
Erwin History Museum Erwin Piedmont Local history
Estes-Winn Antique Car Museum Asheville Western Automotive
Fair Bluff Depot Museum Fair Bluff Piedmont Railroad
Fascinate-U Children's Museum Fayetteville Fayetteville metro area Children's
Fayetteville Area Transportation Museum Fayetteville Fayetteville metro area Transportation
Fayetteville Independent Light Infantry Armory and Museum Fayetteville Fayetteville metro area Military
Fayetteville Museum of Art Fayetteville Fayetteville metro area Art
Fifth Avenue Mask Museum Hendersonville Western Anthropology
Flat Top Manor Blowing Rock Western Historic house
Folk Art Center Asheville Western Art
Fort Defiance Lenoir Western Historic house
Fort Dobbs Statesville Metro Charlotte Military
Fort Branch Hamilton Inner Banks Military
Fort Fisher State Historic Site Wilmington Lower Cape Fear Military
Fort Macon State Park Beaufort Crystal Coast Military
Fort Raleigh National Historic Site Roanoke Island Outer Banks History
Foscue Plantation House Pollocksville Inner Banks Historic house
Franklin Gem & Mineral Museum Franklin Western Natural history
Fremont Heritage Museum Fremont Inner Banks Local history
Frisco Native American Museum & Natural History Center Frisco Outer Banks Multiple
Gaston County Museum Dallas Metro Charlotte Multiple
Galyon & Cullis Galleries Greensboro Piedmont Triad Art
General William C. Lee Airborne Museum Dunn The Triangle Biographical
Gertrude Smith House Mount Airy Foothills Historic house
GI Memorial House Museum Kannapolis Metro Charlotte Historic house
Gold Hill Mines Historic Park Gold Hill Township Piedmont Mining
Graham County Museum of Prehistoric Relics Fontana Dam Western Archaeology
Graham Historical Museum Graham Piedmont Triad Local history
Grandfather Mountain Nature Museum Linville Western Natural history
Granite Falls History & Transportation Museum Granite Falls Western Local history
Granville County History Museum Oxford Piedmont Local history
Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum Hatteras Outer Banks Maritime
Green Hill Center Greensboro Piedmont Triad Art
Greene County Museum of Art and History Snow Hill Inner Banks Multiple
Greensboro Children's Museum Greensboro Piedmont Triad Children's
Greensboro Historical Museum Greensboro Piedmont Triad Local history
Greenville Museum of Art Greenville Inner Banks Art
Gregg Museum of Art & Design Raleigh The Triangle Art
Grifton Historical Museum Grifton Inner Banks Local history
Grimes Mill Salisbury Metro Charlotte Mill
Guilford College Art Gallery Greensboro Piedmont Triad Art
Guilford Courthouse National Military Park Greensboro Piedmont Triad Military
Guilford Native American Art Gallery Greensboro Piedmont Triad Art
Hammerstone Scout Museum Lillington The Triangle Scouting
Hands On! Hendersonville Western Children's
Harmony Hall Plantation White Oak Piedmont Open air
Harnett County Indian Museum Kipling Fayetteville metro area Native American
Harper House/Hickory History Center Hickory Western Historic house
Harris Hall Museum Oxford Piedmont Multiple
Hatteras Histories and Mysteries Museum Buxton Outer Banks History
Havelock Tourist & Event Center Havelock Crystal Coast Aviation
Haw River Town Museum Haw River Piedmont Triad Local history
Hayti Heritage Center Durham The Triangle African American
Haywood Hall Raleigh The Triangle Historic house
Health Adventure Asheville Western Science
Henderson County Heritage Museum Hendersonville Western Local history
Henderson Institute Historical Museum Henderson Western African American
Hendrick Motorsports Museum Concord Metro Charlotte Automotive
Hickory Aviation Museum Hickory Western Aviation
Hickory Museum of Art Hickory Western Art
Hickory Ridge Homestead Boone Western Living
Hiddenite Center Hiddenite Western Multiple
Highlands Historical Museum Highlands Western Local history
Highlands Nature Center Highlands Western Natural history
High Point Museum High Point Piedmont Triad Multiple
Historic Bath Bath Inner Banks Open air
Historic Edenton Edenton Inner Banks Open air
History Museum of Burke County Morganton Western Local history
Historic Bethabara Park Winston-Salem Piedmont Triad Open air
Historic Halifax State Historic Site Halifax Inner Banks Open air
Historic Hope Plantation Windsor Inner Banks Historic house
Historic Johnson Farm Hendersonville Western Farm
Historic Latta Plantation Huntersville Metro Charlotte Living
Historic Oak View County Park Raleigh The Triangle Farm
Historic Rockwell Museum Rockwell Metro Charlotte Local history
Historic Rosedale Plantation Charlotte Metro Charlotte Historic house
Historic Stagville Durham The Triangle Open air
Historic Vance House & Civil War Museum Statesville Metro Charlotte Historic house
Historic Yates Mill County Park Raleigh The Triangle Mill
History House Museum Tillery Inner Banks Local history
The History Place Morehead City Crystal Coast Local history
Horace Williams House Chapel Hill The Triangle Art
Horne Creek Living Historical Farm Pinnacle Foothills Farm
House in the Horseshoe Sanford Piedmont Historic house
Hudson Depot Museum Hudson Western Railroad
Hugh Mangum Museum of Photography Durham The Triangle Art
Hugh Torrance House and Store Huntersville Metro Charlotte Historic house
Imagination Station Science Museum Wilson Inner Banks Science
Indian Museum of the Carolinas Laurinburg Sandhills Native American
Ingram Planetarium Sunset Beach Lower Cape Fear Science
International Civil Rights Center and Museum Greensboro Piedmont Triad History
International Lineman's Museum Shelby Metro Charlotte Industry
Iredell Museums Statesville Metro Charlotte Multiple
JAARS Museum of the Alphabet Waxhaw Metro Charlotte History
Jesse Helms Center Wingate Metro Charlotte Biographical
Jockey's Ridge State Park Nags Head Outer Banks Natural history
Joel Lane Museum House Raleigh The Triangle Historic house
John Blue Complex Laurinburg Sandhills Multiple
John Charles McNeill House Wagram Sandhills Historic house
John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Museum Fort Bragg Fayetteville metro area Military
Johnston County Heritage Center Smithfield Inner Banks Local history
J. Summie Propst House Hickory Western Historic house
Jugtown Pottery and Museum Seagrove Piedmont Triad Art
Junaluska Museum and Memorial Site Robbinsville Western Native American
KidSenses Rutherfordton Western Children's
Kidzu Children's Museum Chapel Hill The Triangle Children's
Kings Mountain Historical Fire Museum Kings Mountain Metro Charlotte Firefighting
Kings Mountain Historical Museum Kings Mountain Metro Charlotte Local history
Kinston Arts Center Kinston Inner Banks Art
Kirby Gallery Roxboro Piedmont Art
Körner’s Folly Kernersville Piedmont Triad Historic house
Lake Waccamaw Depot Museum Lake Waccamaw Lower Cape Fear Local history
Latimer House Wilmington Lower Cape Fear Historic house
Lawndale Museum Lawndale Metro Charlotte Local history
Levine Museum of the New South Charlotte Metro Charlotte History
Liberty Hall Kenansville Inner Banks Historic house
Light Factory Charlotte Metro Charlotte Art
Lincoln County Museum of History Lincolnton Metro Charlotte Local history
Louisburg College Art Galleries Louisburg The Triangle Art
Lundy-Fetterman Museum & Exhibit Hall Buies Creek Piedmont Natural history
Macon County Historical Museum Franklin Western Local history
Madison Dry Goods Museum Madison Foothills History
Malcolm Blue Farm and Museum Aberdeen Sandhills Farm
Maple Grove Historical Museum Hickory Western Historic house
Marbles Kids Museum Raleigh The Triangle Children's
Maxton Museum Maxton Sandhills Local history
May Museum and Park Farmville Inner Banks Local history
McColl Center for Visual Art Charlotte Metro Charlotte Art
McDowell House Morganton Western Historic house
Memory Lane Museum Mooresville Metro Charlotte Automotive
Mendenhall Plantation Jamestown Piedmont Triad Historic house
Meredith College Galleries Raleigh The Triangle Art
Mineral and Lapidary Museum Hendersonville Western Natural history
Mint Museum of Art Charlotte Metro Charlotte Art