The Raleigh City Museum has some excellent photos and artifacts from its beginnings. They are, I believe, looking for space to expand.
My husband is going to a conference so I tagged along. Wanted to do something within walking distance of the Marriott ( while he was in classes) and saw this museum listed. It's very small but worth the effort of going. I showed up at 1:30 on a Friday and the entrance was free ( apparently between 12-2P) otherwise cost... More
on Fayetville Street..Unaware that Sears started here..also alot of history of Fayetville Street in this musuem..a little hard to find, but worth it!
See Raleigh's history, year by year, on a wall that stretches half the length of the museum. Learn about radio and TV broadcast history in Raleigh. See where things, like the fairgrounds, used to be. There was also a new exhibit about kit homes that were popular in the 1920's. These are homes that were shipped to you in a... More
A family trip for about 3 hours to see the history of creations and how some of our people lived before us. How they have advanced to todays technology. Was totally awesome. learned a lot.
You have to get away and see this....Museums are the neatest place to spend some thoughtful hours. I like this one, it's not Toronto's or other large city, however they have done a great job in giving us a lot to see.
The Raleigh City Museum shows many aspects of Raleigh's development. The newspaper mini-page originated here. Population timeline details growth and city trends. Radio, newspaper and TV trends for the area are presented. In addition, a great current student art exhibit for Raleigh thru history. I particularily liked the old/new Mordecai House sketch and it's 3-D angle effects. There was someone... More
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