History on the Mall in Raleigh
NC Museum of History
Located on the Bicentennial Mall between the State Capitol and Legislature buildings in Raleigh, Cambridge Seven, as design architect for O'Brien/Atkins Associates, designed the two-story, 172,000 SF Museum to include exhibit spaces, administrative areas, a gift shop and 300-seat auditorium organized around a 68-foot high atrium with skylights, for the display of larger artifacts. The North Carolina Museum of History is a learning center for schools, featuring a demonstration gallery, classrooms, and youth and folk art areas. Other spaces include a woodworking shop, research library, conservation laboratories, and a restaurant.