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North Carolina Maritime Museum

315 Front St, Beaufort, Beaufort, NC 28516-2124
+1 252-728-7317
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Great museum!

Many worthwhile exhibits, including an excellent history and lots of actual relics from... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great museum with things from Blackbeard's ship and other interesting things! A great way... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
North Carolina Coast, 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.
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good25%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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315 Front St, Beaufort, Beaufort, NC 28516-2124
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Many worthwhile exhibits, including an excellent history and lots of actual relics from Blackbeard's ship, the Queen Anne's Revenge.

Thank onetermand
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great museum with things from Blackbeard's ship and other interesting things! A great way to spend an hour or 2. Best of all it is free but donations are accepted!

1  Thank beachlover412
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped by this on a whim... saw the Museum Signs in town. We’d just left Ft. Macon and decided to go. Great Decision! Museum closes at 5pm, so we only had about 45mins... definetly didn’t get to see everything, but just the Blackbeard display...More

Thank docowens
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There is no charge to explore this beautiful, informative museum. Our grandchildren could identify the shells they found on the beach and enjoyed the interactive exhibits about boat/ship building, the coastal environment/sea life, and the Blackbeard/Queen Anne's revenge display.

Thank Debbie M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

When we were there it was the off-season and there were no organized tours. The staff went out of their way to make sure we watched the background video and explained the exhibits well. The knowlegable young woman in the Black Beard artifact area was...More

Thank unikat1980
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife grew up in Beaufort and we never get tired of going to the museum. Always finding things that we didn't see the time before, if you have children it's a get place to see. Wandering around front street with a ice cream cone...More

Thank leonardf143
Reviewed 13 December 2017

We live in Emerald Isle and we always love taking our guests down to the museum. IT s a great place to learn more about the great treasure of the Crystal Coast and to learn about Blackbeard!

Thank Rheta M
Reviewed 5 December 2017 via mobile

Off season is so relaxing to visit the Crystal Coast of NC. Beaufort ferrys are cut back so it is a great time to hit the museums. The Maritime Museum is free to visit. They have a nice exhibit of the local Civil AIR Patrol...More

Thank Eric B
Reviewed 29 November 2017

I have been to this museum three times over the last four years. The two prior visits the museum was bustling with school groups visiting. It brought back memories of 16+ years of school chaperoning and of seeing things through the eyes of a child....More

Thank MichaelinNH
Reviewed 14 November 2017

Very nice way to spend a few hours with the added attraction of artifacts from Blackbeard's Queen Anne's Revenge. It was thought to have been deliberately run a ground and the booty carried off. Located in 1996, almost 300 years later, there are artifacts being...More

Thank Judy Y
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11 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.