How to Virtually Explore Attractions, Museums and More in Raleigh, N.C.

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The City of Raleigh has created virtual options for exploring attractions such as museums, performance venues, fitness associations, and non-profit organizations, as well as options to support these businesses during economic hardship

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Learn. Discover. Distract.

It’s no secret that times are tough right now, especially in the hospitality industry. Much of the Raleigh area‘s tourism infrastructure—museums, historic sites, sports facilities, concert venues etc.—are not open at the moment. But there are still ways for people of all ages to discover new information and ideas through virtual visits to museums and beyond.

We’ve rounded up a bunch of ways to learn something new and distract your children (or yourself!) below.

Note: Local businesses in the hospitality industry need your help right now. See this page on how to purchase gift cards, packaged goods, tickets to future events and moreabout in order to support the more than 67,000 workers employed by restaurants, hotels, museums and retail shops. 

Visit the North Carolina Museum of History online

Founded in 1902, the North Carolina Museum of History allows visitors to access more than 14,000 years and 150,000 artifacts of state history in downtown Raleigh.  allows the public to explore exhibits, search the collections, tune into a podcast, check out blog posts, download activity packets for students and more—all from home.


Source: VisitRaleigh