North Carolina Museum Of History

The North Carolina Museum of History is located in downtown Raleigh, North Carolina. The museum covers around 14,000 years of North Carolina history as well as 150,000 artifacts. From the early indigenous tribes to the 20th century, the North Carolina Museum of History offers exhibits that focus on numerous eras in the history of the state. In The Story of North Carolina, there are various artifacts that are essential to telling the history of North Carolina. Some of these artifacts include recovered items from Blackbeard’s flagship Queen Anne’s Revenge, full-size replica of the 1903 Wright Flyer, and a lunch counter from the 1960 sit-in in Salisbury, North Carolina, during the Civil Rights Movement.