Sights & Attractions in Central North Carolina

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Sights Overview
Name Category Location
 
Artspace
A nonprofit visual-arts center, Artspace offers open studios...
Arts / Performance Venues Raleigh
 
Bank of America Corporate Center
Architecture fans should make time for a trip to see one of the...
Architectural Sites Charlotte
 
Bennett Place State Historic Site
In April 1865 Confederate General Joseph E. Johnston surrendered...
Historic Districts / Sites Durham
 
The Blandwood Mansion
The elegent home of former governor John Motley Morehead is considered...
Houses / Mansions Greensboro
 
Brightleaf Square
In the former Watts and Yuille warehouses, Brightleaf Square...
Stores / Malls Durham
 
Carolinas Aviation Museum
The star here is the "Miracle on the Hudson" planeā€”the famed...
Museums / Galleries Charlotte
 
Carowinds
This 100-acre amusement park, 15 miles from Charlotte, has dozens...
Amusement Parks Charlotte
 
Colonial Heritage Center
Situated near Guilford Courthouse National Military Park, this...
Parks Greensboro
 
Fourth Ward
Charlotte's popular old neighborhood began as a political subsection...
Neighborhoods / Streets Charlotte
 
Greensboro Cultural Center
Home to the offices of more than a dozen art, dance, music, and...
Arts / Performance Venues Greensboro
 
Greensboro Historical Museum
Set in a Romanesque-style church dating from 1892, the museum...
Museums / Galleries Greensboro
 
Guilford Courthouse National Military Park
Established in 1917, the park has more than 200 acres with wooded...
Parks Greensboro
 
Hayti Heritage Center
One of Durham's oldest houses of worship, St. Joseph's AME Church...
Museums / Galleries Durham
 
Levine Museum of the New South
With an 8,000-square-foot exhibit, "Cotton Fields to Skyscrapers:...
Museums / Galleries Charlotte
 
Marbles Kids Museum
This 84,000-square-foot cathedral of play and learning is aimed...
Museums / Galleries Raleigh
 
North Carolina Central University Art Museum
Located in the first publicly supported liberal-arts college...
Museums / Galleries Durham
 
President James K. Polk State Historic Site
This state historic site 10 mi south of central Charlotte marks...
Houses / Mansions, Historic Districts / Sites Charlotte
 
Reed Gold Mine State Historic Site
This historic site, about 22 mi east of Charlotte, is where America's...
Historic Districts / Sites, Mines Charlotte
 
Reynolda House Museum of American Art
Katharine Smith Reynolds and her husband Richard Joshua Reynolds...
Museums / Galleries Winston-Salem
 
SciWorks
This complex has 45,000 square feet of interactive and hands-on...
Observatories / Planetariums Winston-Salem
 
Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art
Near the Reynolda House Museum of American Art, this museum showcases...
Museums / Galleries Winston-Salem
 
Tanglewood Park
Once land claimed for Queen Elizabeth by Sir Walter Raleigh...
Parks Winston-Salem
 
Weatherspoon Art Museum
Set on the campus of North Carolina at Greensboro, the museum...
Museums / Galleries Greensboro
 
West Point on the Eno
This city park on the banks of the Eno River boasts a restored...
Museums / Galleries, Parks Durham
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