Museum Closed

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Tuesday, March 17, 2020 - 17:24

In accordance with Governor Roy Cooper’s Executive Order 117, and to help limit the spread of COVID-19 in North Carolina, the N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources will suspend public operations at all locations beginning March 17 until further notice. The suspension of operations includes the North Carolina museums of art, history and natural sciences, including regional museums; state historic sites; state aquariums and Jennette’s Pier, the North Carolina Zoo; the State Library of North Carolina and the Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped; the State Archives, including regional archive offices; and the North Carolina Symphony.

Some North Carolina state parks and recreation area trails are included in this. For the most up to date list on those, visit

A complete list of DNCR sites can be found on our website at

All department events, programs and tours have been canceled during this time.

For more information about COVID-19 in North Carolina, please visit