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Best things to do in Raleigh

Art Museum
“The NC Museum of Art offers a collection spanning mare than 5,000 years, a variety of exhibitions are programs, and the nation's largest art museum park.”
148 locals recommend
Science Museum
“Downtown Raleigh. Amazing museum. Free admission. 15-20 minute drive, or can get bus from Cary train station to downtown Raleigh. ”
76 locals recommend
Museum
“The perfect stop downtown for the history buff amongst you. Honestly, there are normally some pretty cool traveling exhibits at this museum on a regular basis. ”
32 locals recommend
Museum
“Great for kids and parents. Free admission with your BOA card during the weekends. ”
30 locals recommend
Museum
“Contemporary Art Museum of Raleigh is a multimedia contemporary art gallery in Raleigh, North Carolina. CAM Raleigh has no permanent collection but offers exhibitions of works by artists with regional, national, and international recognition.”
24 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“It is a fun place to visit. The artists there have their studios right behind their own showroom.”
10 locals recommend
Library
8 locals recommend
History Museum
“Opposite from the Museum of natural sciences, the museum of history covers all periods of North Carolina’s history in a range of interactive exhibits that would appeal to anyone.”
3 locals recommend
Library
“It's the most absurdly extravagant library you've ever seen. Almost guaranteed.”
10 locals recommend
City
“Small collection and revolving exhibits focusing on the history of Raleigh. Free admission and a great, informed staff who can help you find your next destination. ”
7 locals recommend
Wine Bar
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“Wine. Art. and a Giant couch swing on the patio. Its also really close by. Check it out!”
5 locals recommend
Museum
“NC States Museum, open to the public and easy to access of Hillsborough St. ”
4 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“Market on Saturday where you can get treats from vendors, fresh wheatgrass shots (helps a hangover!) and coffee drinks. Coffee and bottled kombuchas all week.”
4 locals recommend
Art Gallery
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“Really nice locally owned wine shop and tasting bar. They have great taste and recommendations and fun tasting events and promotions”
2 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“On town hall campus. Historic Cary displays and some small concert type events. ”
1 local recommends
Museum
“The Joel Lane House, also known as Wakefield, was built in 1769, is a historic restored home and museum located in Raleigh, North Carolina. It is the oldest dwelling in Wake County and contains collections of 18th century artifacts and period furnishings”
2 locals recommend