Government and Museums - Raleigh

Raleigh, North Carolina

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You can spend an hour or a day in either of the museums on this walk. The museum of history offers a wealth of information about the history of North Carolina and its people. The museum of natural sciences showcases the state’s natural resources. In this building, you can visit a mine, walk through a wetland and a marsh, view the variety of snakes that inhabit the state, and visit a discovery room to explore North Carolina’s natural life. Walk inside the state legislative building to observe the legislature in action. You will be in the center of the state’s governing bodies when you visit this building. Later in the walk you will see the exterior of the Victorian mansion that North Carolina’s governor calls home. North Carolina life, its people, its history, and its government are showcased in this walk. Special attractions: North Carolina Museum of Science, North Carolina Museum of Natural History, the state legislative building, Capital Area Visitor Center, the North Carolina executive mansion.
Walking Raleigh / Durham

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Walking Raleigh / Durham

by Rebecca C. Mann (Falcon Guides)

You can spend an hour or a day in either of the museums on this walk. The museum of history offers a wealth of information about the history of North Carolina and its people. The museum of natural sciences showcases the state’s natural resources. In this building, you can visit a mine, walk through a wetland and a marsh, view the variety of snakes that inhabit the state, and visit a discovery room to explore North Carolina’s natural life.

Walk inside the state legislative building to observe the legislature in action. You will be in the center of the state’s governing bodies when you visit this building. Later in the walk you will see the exterior of the Victorian mansion that North Carolina’s governor calls home. North Carolina life, its people, its history, and its government are showcased in this walk. Special attractions: North Carolina Museum of Science, North Carolina Museum of Natural History, the state legislative building, Capital Area Visitor Center, the North Carolina executive mansion.

©  Rebecca C. Mann/Falcon Guides. All Rights Reserved.

Activity Type: Walking
Nearby City: Raleigh
Distance: 1.3
Trail Type: Loop/Lollipop
Skill Level: Easy
Duration: 45 minutes
Season: Year-round
Accessibility: Stroller/Wheelchair Accessible
Local Contacts: Greater Raleigh Convention and Visitors Center
Driving Directions: Directions to Government and Museums - Raleigh

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