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North Carolina & World War I
August 22 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until January 6, 2019
The North Carolina & World War I Exhibit runs from April 8, 2017 through Jan. 6, 2019
This free, award-winning exhibit commemorates the centennial of US entry into World War I and focuses on North Carolina’s role in the War to End All Wars on the western front in France and Belgium. Visitors will experience a re-created trench warfare environment to discover what life was like for Tar Heel soldiers, who entered the war in 1917.
The 6,500-square-foot exhibition highlights approximately 500 artifacts, period photography, a trench diorama, historical film footage, educational interactive components, and video re-enactments that feature European and North Carolina soldiers and citizens to relate the stories of ordinary men and women from North Carolina who provided extraordinary service to their country 100 years ago.
Monday–Saturday: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Sunday: Noon to 5:00 p.m.
Closed New Year’s Day, Easter, Thanksgiving Day,
Christmas Eve, and Christmas Day.