North Carolina Maritime Museum, Beaufort
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Located on the Beaufort Harbor, North Carolina Maritime Museum boasts a massive collection of ships and maritime objects. Visit the museum to learn about the history of the region as you peruse its collection of over 35,000 maritime items. The museum's collection includes small watercraft, old shipwrecks, boat engines from as early as the 1920s, ship models, navigation and fishing equipment, and photographs. Learn the story of Blackbeard, the pirate who lost his ship, Queen Anne's Revenge, when it sunk in Beaufort Inlet. For a more hands-on experience, sign up for a boatbuilding class at the museum. You can work in a team to build a whole boat in just a day. Plan to visit North Carolina Maritime Museum and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Beaufort attractions using our Beaufort trip maker tool .
North Carolina Maritime Museum Reviews
The museum is in downtown Beaufort. Parking is free, and either behind the facility on on the street. There is no fee to enter, but a donation is suggested. They have kids activities, documentary type... more »
We went to this museum on a rainy day during our spring break. It is free and fairly interesting. The film shown is quite lengthy and somewhat boring, but the information on Blackbeard caught our atte... more »
They have a very interesting exhibition about Blackbeard, his wracked flagship Queen Anna's Revenge and history of piracy in the waters around. The place is not too large but designed with love and they have some really impressive original artifacts from legendary pirate ship. Besides that museum has very interesting displays about history of North Carolina Coast guard, Lighthouse Service and Life-saving Service. Some facts about local flora and fauna.
Welcome to the North Carolina Maritime Museums The three North Carolina Maritime Museums preserve, protect and present North Carolina’s coastal history. They paint a picture of the history and maritime culture that includes fishing, boat building, piracy, decoy carving, life-saving, war, underwater archaeology, shipwrecks, boating, the seafood industry, and marine life, science and ecology. Each of the museums is unique, and offers year-round public programming, and free admission. i use slope game slopex in class so that i can kill the time
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