Sights & Attractions in Central North Carolina

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Things to Do in Raleigh

Sights Overview
Name Category Location
 
Artspace
A nonprofit visual-arts center, Artspace offers open studios...
Arts / Performance Venues Raleigh
 
Ava Gardner Museum
Located in the hometown of the legendary movie star, this museum...
Museums / Galleries Raleigh
 
City Market
Specialty shops, art galleries, restaurants, and a small farmers'...
Markets / Bazaars Raleigh
 
Executive Mansion
Since 1891, this 37,500-square-foot brick Queen Anne–style structure...
Houses / Mansions Raleigh
 
Joel Lane Museum House
Dating to the 1760s, the oldest dwelling in Raleigh was the home...
Houses / Mansions Raleigh
 
Marbles Kids Museum
This 84,000-square-foot cathedral of play and learning is aimed...
Museums / Galleries Raleigh
 
Mordecai Historic Park
You can see the Mordecai family's Greek Revival plantation home...
Houses / Mansions Raleigh
 
North Carolina Museum of Art
On the west side of Raleigh, the NCMA houses 5,000 years of artistic...
Museums / Galleries Raleigh
 
North Carolina Museum of History
Founded in 1902, the museum is now in a state-of-the-art facility...
Museums / Galleries Raleigh
 
North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences
At over 200,000 square feet, this museum is the largest of its...
Museums / Galleries Raleigh
 
Oakwood Historic District
Several architectural styles—including Victorian buildings, which...
Neighborhoods / Streets, Historic Districts / Sites Raleigh
 
Pullen Park
Attracting more than 1 million visitors annually, this park near...
Parks Raleigh
 
State Capitol
This beautifully preserved example of Greek Revival architecture...
Government Buildings Raleigh
 
State Legislative Building
One block north of the State Capitol, this complex hums with...
Government Buildings Raleigh
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