Looking for Independence Day festivities? Gather your family and friends and head to the museum July 4!
Galleries are open all day with a variety of fascinating and free hands-on exhibits.
Start your celebration with two small lobby cases of patriotic interest that are closing soon: North Carolina’s original copy of the Bill of Rights, on display through Sunday, July 7, and Remembering D-Day, 75 Years Later, open through Sunday, July 14.
Then, enjoy the latest exhibit at the North Carolina Museum of History depicting different aspects of freedom:
*QuiltSpeak: Uncovering Women’s Voices Through Quilts
*One Giant Leap: North Carolina and the Space Race and Freedom! A Promise Disrupted: North Carolina, 1862–1901.
*Carolina Sports Hall of Fame and The Story of North Carolina, for more thoughts on freedom’s gifts.
For information about the NC Museum of History, a Smithsonian Affiliate museum, call 919-814-7000 or access ncmuseumofhistory.org or follow the museum on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, or YouTube.