Things To Do

Things To Do -> Museums and Attractions
  • American Classic Motorcycle Museum
    American Classic Motorcycle Museum Asheboro

    See one of the largest private collections of antique Harley-Davidson® motorcycles in the country including 45 bikes ranging from 1936 to 1978. Gift shop and Heritage Diner on site.

  • Carolina Bronze Sculpture Garden & Foundry
    Carolina Bronze Sculpture Garden & Foundry Seagrove

    The Carolina Bronze Sculpture Garden is a natural and landscaped area overlooking a beautiful 1.25-acre pond. A half-mile walking trail loops around the pond with over 15 large sculptures are on display along with plants and trees that are native to the NC landscape. Carolina Bronze Sculpture is a fine art bronze casting facility located adjacent to the Sculpture Garden. We work as a team with sculptors from all over the country to build, engineer, and install their work. It is open for tours on Fridays and by appointment.  

  • Linbrook Heritage Estate - Historic Hoover House
    Linbrook Heritage Estate - Historic Hoover House Trinity

    Relive Randolph County farm life from 1905 to 1944 at the Historic Hoover House. Through guided tours, visitors will learn about the Hoovers and their daily lives. Lovingly restored to its original appearance, many of Edd Hoover's hand built tools and early farm equipment are on display.

  • Linbrook Heritage Estate - Linbrook Hall
    Linbrook Heritage Estate - Linbrook Hall Trinity

    Tour one of the largest privately-owned homes in the southeastern United States with more than 60 rooms. Linbrook Hall is located on a hill in view of America's oldest mountain range, the Uwharrie Mountains, and features architectural details found in many 18th century homes. See the Neal's personal collection of antiques from around the world beautifully displayed throughout.

  • Linbrook Heritage Estate - Neal Agricultural & Industrial Museum
    Linbrook Heritage Estate - Neal Agricultural & Industrial Museum Trinity

    View more than 26 fully restored John Deere tractors, a 1926 return tube boiler from P&P Chair Company in Asheboro, producers of the Carolina Rocking Chair used by President John F. Kennedy, multiple steam engines from the 19th century, and a demonstration of the War of the Currents. Gift shop on site.

  • Museum of NC Traditional Pottery
    Museum of NC Traditional Pottery Seagrove

    Established in 1981, this organization, located in downtown Seagrove, features displays from surrounding area potteries, visitor guides and local area maps, and gift shop.

  • NC Aviation Museum and Hall of Fame
    NC Aviation Museum and Hall of Fame Asheboro

    Immerse yourself in aviation history! See stunning military artifacts and civilian memorabilia from WWI to the present including an impressive collection of military vehicles, weapons, equipment, uniforms, and a flight simulator; and a Piper J-3 "Flitfire" flown by Orville Wright. Gift shop on site. Please call for group rate.

    **NEW website coming soon - please call 800-626-2672 for details about the North Carolina Aviation Museum and their upcoming events!**

  • North Carolina Pottery Center
    North Carolina Pottery Center Seagrove

    Showcasing permanent and rotating exhibits including more than 800 pieces of pottery, artifacts, and photographs tracing North Carolina’s pottery history from Native Americans to the present with displays interpreting the impact of social, technological, and economic changes to one of the state’s most unique cultural resources. Gift shop on site.

  • North Carolina Zoo
    North Carolina Zoo Asheboro

    The North Carolina Zoo is a destination for all ages in 2019! From adorable baby rhinos to a stunning Zoofari experience, among the free roaming animals of the 40-acre Watani grasslands, the Zoo is a place of conservation, education, and fun in the Heart of North Carolina. Guests will encounter 1,600 animals along a five-mile walking trail, enchanting outdoor art, and learn about the Zoo’s efforts to serve as a leader in international animal conservation. Located near the historic Uwharrie Mountains, the North Carolina Zoo features natural habitats and is the world’s largest zoo. Guests can also enjoy hiking, the paddleboats, taking a spin on a gorgeous endangered species carousel, the Air Hike Ropes Course or the hike course for smaller tikes (new in 2019), or checking out the views from the Acacia Station Giraffe Deck. Children can learn about the Zoo’s ambassador animals, splash in a creek or make mud pies at the Kidzone play area. Discover exotic and native butterflies at the new walk-through butterfly habitat. Whether elephants or ostriches, polar bears or puffins animals of all kinds call the North Carolina Zoo home!

  • Petty Family Attractions - Petty's Garage
    Petty Family Attractions - Petty's Garage Randleman

    Plant your feet within the walls of the Petty Family compound where 10 NASCAR championships and more than 250 race wins began in 1949. Today this team of automotive professionals specializes in high performance upgrades including superchargers, custom projects and restorations. Petty's Garage Performance Tour provides an up close experience for fans and auto aficionados alike.

  • Petty Family Attractions - The Petty Museum
    Petty Family Attractions - The Petty Museum Randleman

    Race into this museum showcasing the careers of this four-generation NASCAR Hall of Fame racing family including Lee, Richard, Maurice, Kyle and Adam Petty. Follow the family from the early “dirt” days to the present. Cars, trophies and awards and nostalgic family memorabilia are showcased throughout. Gift shop on site.

  • Petty Family Attractions - Toomes-Petty House
    Petty Family Attractions - Toomes-Petty House Randleman

    Tour the historic home of NASCAR Hall of Fame Inductee, Lee Petty; and birthplace of his NASCAR Hall of Fame sons, Richard and Maurice Petty. Built in 1924 by Robert Vernon Toomes, the home includes stunning history and family secrets of the early days of this legendary racing family.

  • Seagrove, Handmade Pottery Capital of the U.S.
    Seagrove, Handmade Pottery Capital of the U.S. Seagrove

    Meet the Makers in Seagrove, the Pottery Capital of the U.S. - Seagrove is home to the nation’s largest community of working potters—individuals of national and international craft reputations. It’s a pottery lover's paradise! Some families trace their craft bloodlines back through nine generations of potters. More than a mere collection of shops and galleries, Seagrove offers visitors an unprecedented experience—a chance to tour and meet more than 90 working potters in their studios. Driving Seagrove's Pottery Highway provides a unique glimpse into rural America. Studios dot the countryside, tucked among barns, cattle fields, and country gas stations. For the ultimate immersion, stay overnight at Seagrove’s magnificent Seagrove Stoneware Bed & Breakfast Inn! Voted America’s #1 Town for Craft Lovers!!

  • Victory Junction
    Victory Junction Randleman

    Feel your heart race™ at the nation's only NASCAR-themed children's camp. Tour Goody's Body Shop, Hendrick Motorsports Fuel Stop, Silver Theater, Kyle Petty Charity Ride Across America Water Park, Adam's Race Shop, Michael Waltrip Operation Marathon SportsCenter, Jessie's Horse Power Garage, Kurt Busch Superdome, Bass Pro Shops Catch, Kiss & Release Marina, Jimmie Johnson's Victory Lanes, Tony Stewart Maze, Ashburn/Davis Love Miniature Golf, Home Depot Tree House, and Dale Jr. Corral and Amphitheatre. Welcome center and gift shop on site.