The Division of State History Museums collects and preserves artifacts and other historical materials relating to the history and heritage of North Carolina in a local, regional, national, and international context to assist people in understanding how the past influences the present.
North Carolina Maritime Museum . . .
The North Carolina Maritime Museum documents, collects, preserves, and researches the maritime history—and its corollary natural history—of coastal North Carolina for the purpose of interpreting this history through educational services and exhibits for our contemporary society, and passing intact its material culture to future generations.
North Carolina Office of Archives & History . . .
The North Carolina Office of Archives and History collects, preserves, and utilizes the state's historic resources so that present and future residents may better understand their history.
Tryon Palace Historic Sites & Gardens . . .
Tryon Palace Historic Sites & Gardens’ engages present and future generations in the history of North Carolina from early settlement and development of statehood through the mid-twentieth century by collecting, interpreting and preserving objects, buildings, landscapes, and events that enrich understanding of the making of our state and nation.
North Carolina Historic Sites . . .
North Carolina Historic Sites, a group of 27 unique state historic sites, invites you to open doors into the past and more fully understand the world we live in today. Whether you live in North Carolina or are just visiting, our sites will pique the imagination, stir the mind, and lift the spirit.
North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources . . .
Photos and artifacts from the N.C. Museum of History, the N.C. Maritime Museum, Tryon Palace, and 27 North Carolina Historic Sites showcase some of the richness of North Carolina traditions and history. Search the collections online, and come back often . . . more will be added soon!