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Steamiest Places

This section includes local places likely to be of greatest interest to steampunks. You can think of it as a "Best of" section that features selected locations from the other sections. The term "steamiest" should be taken figuratively. You won't necessarily find steam-powered contraptions in all these places. Instead, these locations are rich in the elements that define steampunk: Victorian- or Edwardian-era technology, culture, history, personalities, oddities and so on.

Some descriptions in these listings are adapted from articles in Wikipedia under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike License 3.0. See the full descriptions for details.

Bailey, NC, USA

The museum's stated mission is to interpret the "history of medicine in rural America. . ."

Durham, NC, USA

This brewery in North Carolina's Research Triangle is clearly inspired by steampunk. . .

Chapel Hill, NC, USA

The North Carolina Collection is the largest collection of traditional library materials documenting a single state. . .

Raleigh, NC, USA

The North Carolina Museum of History is located in downtown Raleigh, North Carolina. . .

Raleigh, NC, USA

The North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences is the oldest established museum in North Carolina. . .

Raleigh, NC, USA

Punky Steamers is a Raleigh-area group for "people interested in Victoriana/Edwardiana, crafting, creating, reading fantasy and art of steampunk. . ."

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