The North Carolina History Museums have joined together to create a fun-filled family adventure across the state and away from computer screens from July1 through August 31, 2021.  Visit on-line at to get started which includes the Museum of the Albemarle.

Travel through history this summer with your North Carolina History Museums! Stop over to your local museum or visit all seven across the state and earn rewards as you go. To get started, visit

Travel across the state and use the Time Travel Ticket to earn some rewards. To participate, print off a ticket or pick one up at participating museums, visit a listed museum, complete the activity provided, and collect the rewards. One museum visit and completed activity wins a small souvenir, two different museums can win you a souvenir and a museum store discount* on one item, and three or more visits to different museums win a souvenir and a museum store discount* on your total purchase!

If you travel to the different museums or prefer to stay closer to home, check out the Read Through History. View a list of books on North Carolina culture, stories, and history that are available at most museum shops, perfect for summer reading lists and breaks from computer games!

If traveling isn’t in your summer plans, take a journey whenever you want with History Anywhere, Anytime. Discover how you can go on a journey—in your home, across town, or on the road—with the following activities: Hands-on History, Treasure Hunt, Artifact or Arti-Fiction?, Bake-Off/Cookout, and No Plugs, No Batteries!

Enjoy a summer free of digital screens by visiting a facility and enjoying one of the fun activities brought to you by the following North Carolina History Museums: Mountain Gateway Museum (Old Fort), Museum of the Albemarle (Elizabeth City), Museum of the Cape Fear (Fayetteville), North Carolina Museum of History (Raleigh), Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum (Hatteras), North Carolina Maritime Museum (Beaufort), and North Carolina Maritime Museum (Southport).

*Please note the following: Discounts not applicable at the Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum store in Hatteras. Souvenirs and discounts will vary. One discount allowed per family; must be used on the day of visit. Some exclusions on items may apply. This offer will not be combined with other discounts or promotions.