Chicamacomico Life-Saving Station Historic Site & Museum, Rodanthe

#24 of 277 in Things to do in Outer Banks
Must see · Landmark · Tourist Spot
The Chicamacomico Historical Association is a private, 501(c)(3) non-profit organization who’s purpose is to restore, preserve and interpret the buildings and history of Chicamacomico Life- Saving Station, as well as the U.S. Life-Saving Service and its successor, the U.S. Coast Guard on the Outer Banks. The Association owns and operates the museum site and the museum shop and raises its own funds. 100% of all admission fees, gift shop purchases, memberships, and donations go directly to the preservation, restoration, and operation of this historic site.
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  • We had planned a short stop to this museum and wound up spending three or four hours, plus a pleasant picnic at the adjacent picnic area. There is so much to see. The host at the front desk was...  more »
  • Not only were the buildings and equipment preserved, but the information about the history of rescues was fascinating; certainly one the best points of interest on the Outer Banks.  more »
  • Very cool place. The historical involvement of Outer Banks with WW1 I had no idea about. Worth a quick stop in!
  • So cool! The staff knew a lot of interesting history, and the place feels incredibly preserved by people who really care. Love this place with all my heart!

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