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Outer Banks Center for Wildlife Education

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Currituck Heritage Park, 1160 Village Lane, Corolla, NC 27927
+1 252-453-0221
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Not really educational and has little to do with wildlife

This establishment mission seems to be to illuminate the local history of fishing and hunting... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
gordonsmc
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Brooklyn, New York
Nice for all three generations!

My husband and I took my parents and our 15 yr old here, and we all enjoyed it. I liked learning... read more

Reviewed 28 April 2018
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“duck hunting” (12 reviews)
“rainy day” (14 reviews)
“minute movie” (5 reviews)
LOCATION
Currituck Heritage Park, 1160 Village Lane, Corolla, NC 27927
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+1 252-453-0221
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"duck hunting"
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"rainy day"
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"minute movie"
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"interesting exhibits"
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"currituck lighthouse"
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"currituck sound"
in 9 reviews
"local fish"
in 3 reviews
"worth a stop"
in 5 reviews
"outer banks"
in 9 reviews
"whalehead club"
in 7 reviews
"local history"
in 5 reviews
"own pace"
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"on display"
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"couple of hours"
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"small museum"
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"great history"
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"decoy"
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This establishment mission seems to be to illuminate the local history of fishing and hunting. Historic firearms, shotguns shells from the bygone days, and a glorious display of the outboard motors, plus various other fishing/hunting minutiae. As for the wildlife education - there are a...More

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Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

My husband and I took my parents and our 15 yr old here, and we all enjoyed it. I liked learning about some of the history of the outer banks. I would have liked to stay longer and read every single thing but the group...More

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Reviewed 17 April 2018

Rich men with guns called sitting in bird blinds, tossing decoys on the water, and killing the migratory birds sport. Dead birds were shipped to restaurants along the east coast. What fine dining ducky-unlucky must have been. I stomached the video for a few minutes...More

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Reviewed 12 April 2018

I have been coming to Corolla for years, and just happened to stumble upon the Outer Banks Center for Wildlife Education on our most recent trip. What a great little museum! Not only does it showcase the local wildlife (through taxidermy), but it also provides...More

1  Thank wandermom321
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Reviewed 10 April 2018

Stopped here while visiting the Currituck Lighthouse and found it to be extremely interesting! There was a series of exhibits related to duck hunting in the area. From the exhibits I really learned a lot on how this sport was the source of jobs for...More

1  Thank paulinek
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Reviewed 31 March 2018

Great set up, awesome film about the history of the area for everyone, Hunters, and bird watchers will especially enjoy the history and educational part. Not a fan of the taxidermy'ed animals, but I guess it's a way to see what some of them look...More

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Reviewed 6 February 2018

The Outer Banks Center for Wildlife Education is located between the lighthouse and the Whalehead Club. The educational facility’s theme of “Life by Water’s Rhythms” is developed by means of an 8,000-gallon aquarium stocked with local fish species, a collection of waterfowl decoys, hunting and...More

1  Thank D2958ZXgarym
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Reviewed 24 November 2017

Curator, Sharon Meade has done a phenomenal job with this museum highlighting the history of NC Wildfowl. She is a local grown gal who knows the history as well as many characters who lived in the area and were dependent on waterfowl hunting and guiding...More

1  Thank Sam123787
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Reviewed 29 October 2017

If you want to know about the local birds and fish and animals and horses, then this is your place. The flora and fauna are not much different than up north on the barrier islands and not too different from that due south on the...More

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Reviewed 17 October 2017

Husband and I visited the Wildlife education center and the surrounding grounds on a day trip. Very peaceful and educational. Interesting exhibits on local wildlife and culture

Thank Karen H
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