Historical Attractions in Gastonia

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Charlotte
A great hands-on experience for any child looking for adventure. The Science Centre and Observer IMAX Dome Theatre offer something fun and educational for everyone in the family!
Clinton
Musgrove Mill’s is a Revolutionary War historic site which interprets and protects the location of the Battle of Musgrove Mill. The story is detailed through interpretive signage in the visitor center and along two and a half miles of nature trails...
Little Switzerland
Explore the historic Bon Ami Mine with authentic mining equipment, mine for gemstones in our fresh water flume, watch artisans cut and mount jewelry, and then picnic in our indoor or outdoor picnic areas.
Camden
Enjoy dinner and breakfast served from the chow line, tour the ship, ride the 4D flight simulator and sleep in the bunks the crew of the USS New Jersey once did.
Camden
Camden was occupied for 11 months by Lord Charles Cornwallis and 2500 British soldiers - guided and self-guided tours are available to learn all about the Colonial and Revolutionary history of the area.
High Point
Make environmental education fun for children and adults of all ages. We have 11 miles of hiking trails on 376 acres
Greeneville
The Andrew Johnson National Historic Site honors the life of the 17th President. Andrew Johnson\'s presidency, 1865-1869, illustrates the United States Constitution at work following President Lincoln\'s assassination and during attempts to reunify a...
Chapel Hill
Morehead offers multimedia star shows, interactive exhibits, live science demonstrations, and a variety of classes, lectures, camps, and other special events year-round. Explore this North Carolina treasure on the UNC-Chapel Hill campus!
Danville
Danville Science Center delights all ages with its hands-on exhibits and special programs that make science fun for everyone. Friendly staff and volunteers stand ready to encourage you to explore your world.
Augusta
The only science center dedicated to exciting students across the nation about math, science, and technology. Here, math and science are not lifeless, boring subjects to be approached with skepticism. Instead, they are fascinating areas of knowledge ...
Augusta
Through the use of theatrical techniques, museum theater brings to life the stories of people and create characters that present history in an innovative and engaging manner.
Raleigh
Historic Yates Mill County Park features the only remaining gristmill in Wake County. A day at the park offers visitors with a unique historical and environmental experience. The park includes nearly 600 acres of land, wetlands, several miles of hiki...
Georgetown
Come and see Historic Georgetown - A favorite way to see Georgetown is by boat. A selection of tours will take you in and around Winyah Bay and the surrounding rivers. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with ki...
Gainesville
The Chicopee Woods Story follows the meanderings of Walnut Creek through previous times in the Chicopee Woods. Learn about past inhabitants of the area through dioramas, actual fossils and artifacts, and hands-on activities. Beginning with a display ...
Clinton
A living history museum of pioneer, frontier, and early artifacts of mountain life in the Southern Appalachians.
Amazement Square
(185 Miles)
Lynchburg
Amazement Square is Central Virginias first multidisciplinary, hands-on childrens museum! Climb, slide and discover as you make your way through four floors of exciting, interactive exhibits, activities and programs.
Natural Bridge
features scenes of Virginia and Natural Bridge history where the curtain opens on George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, the Confederacy, all perched on narrated sets.
Charleston
The old exchange has been restored to its original condition, the structure looks the same as it did when George Washington would have danced in its Grand Hall. The dungeon lies beneath the exchange house and is where period criminals and suspected t...
Charleston
Decades of growing strife between North and South erupted in civil war on April 12, 1861, when Confederate artillery opened fire on this Federal fort in Charleston Harbor. Fort Sumter surrendered 34 hours later. Union forces would try for nearly four...
Wilmington
Climb aboard this authetically restored warship and imagine yourself at your battle station searching the sky for enemy aircraft. Self guided tour takes about 2 hours.
Johns Creek
We provide the public with an educational resource to gain knowledge, enjoyment, appreciation, and a sense of stewardship of the natural and historical environment.
Hillsboro
- located in the Greenbrier River Valley north of Lewisburg and is the site of West Virginia's last significant Civil War battle. Good idea if you're after fun places to go with kids in West Virginia.
Atlanta
Fernbank Science Center offers hands-on science activities for kids.The exhibit hall presents numerous displays which deal with a whole array of scientific concepts. The theme for the entire exhibit area reflects the slogan of the Science Center: "Wh...
Atlanta
Listed on the National Register of Historic Places and operated by the Atlanta History Center, the Margaret Mitchell House is a turn-of-the century, three-story, Tudor Revival building where Margaret Mitchell lived and wrote her Pulitzer-Prize winnin...
Atlanta
The Atlanta Preservation Center is the agency for coordination, knowledge, research and advocacy for preservation in the city.
Savannah
The King-Tisdell Cottage Foundation manages the Beach Institute African American Culture Center, the King-Tisdell Cottage and the Negro Heritage Trail Tour: An African American Journey.
Savannah
We are a Micro-Museum dedicated to the Great Savannah Races: The First American Grand Prix, The Vanderbilt Cup, Tiedeman Trophy and Savannah Challenge of 1908-1911. Come visit us, explore the link between automobile technology and racing and browse ...
New Bern
A fun and kid friendly revolutionized museum experience, with portable interactive devices to accompany the displays and a virtual time machine trip to the 1800s!
Petersburg
Throughout the Park there are hands-on things to do for the whole family. The Civil War Store also has a “Discovery Area” that features quality apparel, modern and period games, books, collectibles and souvenirs that are perfect for kids and youn...
Richmond
The Arnim D. Hummel Planetarium, located on the campus of Eastern Kentucky University in Richmond, Kentucky, is open each week for School Programs, Public Programs, and Special Events. Please see our posted schedules for appropriate shows.
Atlantic Beach
Fort Macon offers public access to the surf, sun and sand of the Crystal Coast—as well as a historic landmark.
Warm Springs
The Little White House, in the Warm Springs Historic District in Warm Springs, Georgia, was Franklin Delano Roosevelt's personal retreat. He first came to Warm Springs for treatment of his paralytic illness, and liked the area so much that, as Govern...
Harrodsburg
Discover America's largest restored Shaker community, where a remarkable society once flourished and where today, you can experience a true national treasure. This 3,000 acre National Historic Landmark charms guests with distinct Shaker style and ...
Lexington
The Living Arts & Science Center (LASC) was created as a not-for-profit organization in 1968 to "provide creative and unique opportunities for exploration and education in the arts and sciences." In these 38 years, the LASC has not only moved with ...
Parkersburg
Blennerhassett Island Historical State Park and the Friends of Blennerhassett, its volunteer group, are pleased that you will visit our park. The Island is open May 1 through October of each year. While visiting our park you should allow at least thr...
St Simons Island
Traditional and historically significant working lighthouse with charming surrounds and historical museum plus hands on elements and often events and activities sometimes with costumed characters.
Prickett's Fort
(288 Miles)
Fairmont
Perched on a small rise overlooking the confluence of Prickett's Creek and the Monongahela River, this rustic log fort is a re-creation of the original Prickett's Fort of 1774, which served as a refuge from Native American war parties on the western ...
Frankfort
With interactive exhibits, hands-on history activities, and exciting theatre performances, the Center for Kentucky History is a fun place for kids! General admission is always free for kids 5 and under. Plus, we have free History Zone activities for ...
Columbus
CCSSC has four major components, first is the interactive lobby displays with seven flight simulators, next is the Omnisphere Theater Planetarium, the third is the Mead Observatory and finally there is the Challenger Learning Center, where you can fl...
Murfreesboro
Welcome! Located in downtown Murfreesboro, TN, the Discovery Center is a hands-on museum for children & adults of all ages!
Guntown Mountain
(298 Miles)
Cave City
Guntown Mountain is a grand family adventure in an Old West setting. We offer the best entertainment and attractions in South Central Kentucky. One of many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with kids in Kentucky
Hodgenville
he Site focuses on Lincoln's life in Kentucky. The Birthplace Unit demonstrates his humble beginnings with a symbolic birth cabin enshrined within a neo-classic Memorial Building. The Boyhood Home Unit at Knob Creek Farm was home to Lincoln during hi...
Lumpkin
A living history museum which depicts an 1850 west Georgia village. Experience 19th community, meet costumed townsfolk and more.
Huntsville
Civil War soldiers, a talking tree and whimmy diddles, see them all at the EarlyWorks Museums - Alabama Constitution Village, the Historic Huntsville Depot and EarlyWorks Childrens History Museum.
Huntsville
From incredible artifacts of our nation's space program, to hands-on interactive exhibits and space travel simulators, the U.S. Space & Rocket Center experience is unlike any other. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things...
Huntsville
A hands-on science center with more than 100 permanent, interactive exhibits in 7 different subject areas.
Nashville
It is a pillar of imagination. It is a journey through science. It is smart, creative, athletic, musically gifted, and has an enormous heart. And It possibly has the best view in Nashville. It is the Adventure Tower at Adventure Science Center. An...
Cincinnati
We reveal stories about freedom's heroes, from the era of the Underground Railroad to contemporary times, challenging and inspiring everyone to take courageous steps for freedom today.
Winchester
A living history museum set in the 1880s, where you will find costumed characters going about their daily lives for the time, from fruit canning in the kitchens to ploughing the fields with horses. Plenty of animals to see plus adventure playground e...
Mount Vernon
(325 Miles)
Mount Vernon
Great place to go with the family as it has an interactive museum and hands on discovery centre, farm animals and movies about George Washington

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