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North Carolina & World War I

September 19 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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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.

Museum Hours

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.

Details

Date:
September 19
Time:
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.ncmuseumofhistory.org/exhibits/nc-world-war-one

Venue

NC Museum of History
5 East Edenton Street
Raleigh, NC 27601 United States
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Phone:
919-807-7900
Website:
http://ncmuseumofhistory.org/

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