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North Carolina Maritime Museum

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Me and my hubby

This was nice to see and upon entering. The people who work there were actually building a small... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Judy A
Jefferson, Georgia
took visiting friends

very interesting and like the movie ...lots of information to process. We liked the detail in... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Gwen R
Oriental, North Carolina
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Premier museum that has a large collection of boats, models, decoys and dioramas about life in coastal North Carolina.
315 Front St, Beaufort, Beaufort, NC 28516-2124
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This was nice to see and upon entering. The people who work there were actually building a small sign boat out of real wood. Very interesting to see how its done.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Judy A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

very interesting and like the movie ...lots of information to process. We liked the detail in description about the canons and how they are loaded.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Gwen R
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A focused museum, which adds to significance. Helps those not familiar with our North Carolina coastal history to get a better understanding of its importance to the state.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

This is a fascinating museum with everything from whales to pirates to books to seashells to child- friendly exhibits. It informs well about marine life and the need to protect our oceans. It includes Blackbeard the pirates Queen Anne revenge pirate ship relics. The museum...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Daryl W
Reviewed 23 October 2018

One of those unique places where you can explore the unique history of North Carolina's Crystal Coast from fishing to piracy. Artifacts from Blackbeard's ship, Queen Ann's Revenge. Informative displays coastal life related to the sea and the people who have made it their livelihood....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Beryl P
Reviewed 18 October 2018

This is a small museum, but so well done!! We learned a lot about fishing and boating. Lady restoring or examining items from Queen Anne's ship opened the window and answered our questions. A volunteer was patient and answered all my questions as well. We...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

It’s free. It’s interesting. Staff and volunteers are knowledgeable and excellent. The N.C. Maritime Museum is the official repository for artifacts from the Queen Anne's Revenge, offering a free exhibit where you can see many of the artifacts conserved. The exhibit incorporates interactive displays, quizzes...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

1-2 hours of aquarium exhibits, highlights being the otters and 200k+ gallon shark tank. Employees seemed nice and like they care, a lot. Maybe not the biggest or the most flashy aquarium, but with the most expensive ticket being $13, it's a better value than...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 533iains
Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

This free museum is located right across from the waterfront. There's a heavy emphasis on Blackbeard the pirate, whose history and adventures are interesting for all ages. The ruins of his flagship, the Queen Anne's Revenge, were discovered not far offshore Beaufort. An intriguing film...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Barb J
Reviewed 9 September 2018

An easy walk for almost anyone, the trail wanders through areas typical of coastal NC, with wonderful and, for a northerner, unusual pines and cypress trees. Highlights for us were the water birds toward the end of the trail in interior marshy areas. We went...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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10 March 2017|
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Response from MJNielsen | Reviewed this property |
It's a small indoor museum, I did not see any dogs when we were there. I'm thinking it would not be appropriate to bring dogs in.
Bettie B
10 June 2015|
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Response from Dawn F | Reviewed this property |
They ask for a donation.