North Carolina Museums Council is a non-profit organization to promote museums in N.C. This site lists ALL museums based on type: Science, Art, History, Children’s etc. A great place to quickly view all of the museums, although it doesn’t have links to the different museums’ websites.
NC Museum of History located in Raleigh, NC.
NC Museum of Natural Sciences is also located in Raleigh, NC, right across from the NC Museum of History.
Museum of Life and Science in Durham, NC is a regional science and technology center. This is a great place for all ages.
Morehead Planetarium and Science Center in Chapel Hill, NC shows various planetarium shows and has many programs available for field trips.
North Carolina Museum of Art houses the art collections of the State of North Carolina. It is located in Raleigh, NC.
Marbles Kids Museum is geared towards children 10 and under. It is also home to an IMAX theater. It is located in downtown Raleigh, NC.