Museums
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Art
Durham, North Carolina
Culture, History, Historic House, Military, Park
Here, on April 26, 1865, Confederate General Joseph E. Johnston and Union General William T. Sherman met to discuss the surrender terms of what would become the largest surrender of the American Civil War. More than 90,000 Confederate soldiers of Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, and North Carolina surrendered.
Durham, North Carolina
Culture, General, History, Military, Park
This simple farmhouse was located between Confederate General Johnston's headquarters in Greensboro and Union General Sherman's headquarters in Raleigh, North Carolina. In 1865 the two officers met at the Bennett Place, where they signed surrender papers for southern armies in the Carolinas, Georgia, and Florida.
Durham, North Carolina
Culture, History, Historic House
The site includes a modern visitors center that features a permanent exhibition entitled "People in Tobacco."
At Duke Homestead, visitors can see the early home, factories, and farm where Washington Duke first grew and processed tobacco. Duke's sons later founded The American Tobacco Company, the largest tobacco company in the world.
Durham, North Carolina
Art
Duke University Museum of Art has assembled since its founding, nationally recognzied collections of Medieval and Renaissance art and one of the largest pre-Columbian collections in the U.S.
Durham, North Carolina
Art
3,600 square foot gallery with 9-l0 exhibits annually.Located in Durham Arts Council Building
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Planetarium, Science
First major planetarium on a university campus and the first Plantarium in the South. NASA training facility for Mercury, Gemini, Apollo and Skylab astronauts.
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Botanical Garden, Science
Native plant habitat collection. Public programs and exhibits offered.
Durham, North Carolina
Art
Art museum located on the campus of NC Central University.
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Art, Culture, History, Library, Natural History, University
A public service of the North Carolina Collection, the Gallery is located on the second floor of the Louis Round Wilson Library at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The Gallery, which opened in December, 1989, is part of a long history at UNC of utilizing museum objects as educational tools.
Durham, North Carolina
Science
Regional science/technology center.
Durham, North Carolina
History, Science
A 37l-acre city park along the Eno River.