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Sarah P. Duke Gardens
Duke Gardens is a 55-acre public botanic garden on the campus of Duke University. It is a place of beauty, dedicated to learning, inspiration and enjoyment through excellence in horticulture.
Founded in 1934, Duke Gardens is now considered one of the top 10 public gardens in the United States.
JC Raulston Arboretum - NC State University
The JC Raulston Arboretum is a nationally acclaimed garden with one of the largest and most diverse collections of landscape plants adapted for landscape use in the Southeast. Plants especially adapted to Piedmont North Carolina conditions are collected and evaluated in an effort to find superior plants for use in southern landscapes.
The North Carolina Executive Mansion
The North Carolina Executive Mansion is the official residence of the Governor of North Carolina and their family. Building began in the year 1883 and it was designed by architects Samuel Sloan and A.G. Bauer. The North Carolina’s Executive Mansion is not only home to the Governor, it is the “people’s house.”
North Carolina State Capital Building
The North Carolina State Capitol is the former seat of the legislature of the U.S. state of North Carolina which housed all of the state’s government until 1888. The Supreme Court and State Library moved into a separate building in 1888, and the General Assembly moved into the State Legislative Building in 1963.
North Carolina Museum of History
Visitors from around the world travel to the North Carolina Museum of History to discover fascinating secrets and hidden gems from our state’s past. Located at 5 East Edenton Street in the heart of downtown Raleigh, across from the Capitol, the state history museum welcomes more than 400,000 visitors a year, including roughly 80,000 school groups.
North Carolina Museum of Art
This is a museum where you can find your own place—whether in contemplative spaces or through lively, engaging tours, performing arts, and family workshops. We invite you to create your own captivating experience each time you visit.
North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences
The NC Museum of Natural Sciences is the largest institution of its kind in the South East and one of the nation’s most amazing museums about the natural world. This Museum asks four basic questions about the natural sciences—what do we know?, how do we know?, what’s happening now?, how can you participate?—with an integrated suite of onsite, offsite, online and outdoor experiences.
North Carolina Zoo in Asheboro NC
The North Carolina Zoo is nestled on 2,600 wooded acres centrally located in the heart of North Carolina, just south of Asheboro in Randolph County. With 500 developed acres, it is the world’s largest natural habitat zoo and one of two state-supported zoos. The North Carolina Zoo is an agency of the Department of Natural and Cultural Resources.
Conservation is at the heart of everything that we do. From vultures to gorillas in Africa to endangered plants and amphibians in our own state, the North Carolina Zoo has been involved with the conservation of animals in the wild for over two decades.
The James B. Hunt Jr. Library
“A great research library is more than collections, technologies, and comfortable workspaces–a great library inspires. Its architecture and technology create spaces that encourage collaboration, reflection, creativity, and awe. At the core of the vision for the Hunt Library is the ability for our students, faculty, and partners to immerse themselves in interactive computing, multimedia creation, and large-scale visualization—tools that are enabling revolutionary ways to see and use information.
In bringing together a state-of-the-art research library with the Institute for Emerging Issues, the Hunt Library is an international destination for those who seek to explore how collaborative spaces and innovative applications of technology can inspire the next generation of engineers, designers, scientists, researchers, and humanists.” -Hunt Library Vision