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North Carolina Maritime Museum

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Address: 315 Front St, Beaufort, Beaufort, NC 28516-2124
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Premier museum that has a large collection of boats, models, decoys and...

Premier museum that has a large collection of boats, models, decoys and dioramas about life in coastal North Carolina.

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We drove down from my parents house at Havelock and it was amazing. They ask for a donation, totally worth it to preserve the history they have there, and you are off on a self... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We drove down from my parents house at Havelock and it was amazing. They ask for a donation, totally worth it to preserve the history they have there, and you are off on a self guided tour. For kids, they offer a seek-and-find sheet that earns them a sticker after finding everything. There is a lot of information on pirates,... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Great museum- learn about boat making, fishing and Blackbeard Pirate! Great activity for children- kept them engaged with hands on activities for my three active boys!

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Riverton, Kansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

A lot of interesting information and artifacts to look at. Definitely worth stopping and checking out this free museum!

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1 Thank Tammy R
Atlantic, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great attraction for the town of Beaufort, North Carolina! Tells the story of the coastal life of the residents of Carteret County, North Carolina. Many neat exhibits and nautical equipment.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The site is still being worked. This museum was fabulous, creative and interactive. See an unusual rescue bean pod like metal rescue boat from the early 1900's and more. Free admission.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was one of the more interesting museums we have been to. The history of Blackbeard was intriguing. The artifacts recovered off the coast of Beaufort, NC, have been authenticated, restored painstakingly, and artfully displayed. We watched a movie on Blackbeard which showed how ruthless he really was. We spent several hours there. This museum exhibits one of those rarities... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Take lil kids too, it's good for them, because your not there a long long time at all. Love the plane's best!

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Thank JLH1965
Winston Salem, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was amazed at the amount of information included in this museum. No charge for admission but they take donations. There were many pieces of history in this museum and more than enough literature and facts about them. There's something for all age ranges. Highly recommended if you're in the area. NOTE: Do not take your girlfriend after eating a... More 

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Mount Airy, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very informative and interesting. Watched a video on Blackbeard. This is an easy museum for the elderly also. I highly recommend it.

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Burlington, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fun little museum with lots of history and a nice library. Good place to get out of the sun for a while and relax. Many displays and a neat boat building shop across the road. Staff is friendly and the location is easy to get to. Got see it at least once. Admission is free.

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