Explore Our City's History
COR Museum educates the public about the beautiful capital city of North Carolina. Under the management of the Historical Resources and Museums Program (HRMP) of the City of Raleigh’s Parks and Recreation Department, the COR Museum is dedicated to teaching those who visit about the past, present, and future of Raleigh. We look forward to your visit!
As part of its mission to “Preserve Raleigh’s Past for the Future,” the museum collects and cares for artifacts, curates exhibits, and provides educational programing that highlight and interpret Raleigh’s history and heritage.
Stroll through Raleigh’s rich history: Kit homes, Media history, Civil Rights, Lost Flags, and more.
Take a general Gallery tour. Organize a group tour. Bring the whole class! Experience how our capital city helped forge a greater North Carolina.
The Friends supports the mission of the museum through fundraising and other initiatives. Support the community through the actions of volunteers, visitors, and members.
Come join the Friends of the City of Raleigh Museum for the Second Annual Festival of Wreaths!
The Festival of Wreaths will be held on December 3rd from 7:00pm-9:00pm at COR Museum and feature a Silent Auction of holiday wreaths specially crafted by local artists and designers.
Taste the delicious assortment of sweets and savories from downtown favorites Buku, Beasley’s and Capital City 16. Sip wine, Trophy Beer and a festive cocktail by Foundation. Enjoy a special holiday performance by the Acapella Honors Choir and the Ladies in Blue from St. Mary’s School!
Tickets are $20 for Members and $25 for Non-Members. All proceeds go to support the exhibits and educational programs as COR Museum. We hope to see you there!
Use the PayPal button below to get your 2014 Festival of Wreaths tickets today!
If you’re unable to join us for the event, or if you’re just feeling extra generous!, make a donation to the Festival of Wreaths!