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Museum of the Albemarle

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Address: 501 S Water St, Elizabeth City, NC 27909-4863
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+1 252-335-1453
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09:00 - 17:00
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Mon - Sat 09:00 - 17:00

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Good history!

Wonderful museum! Had a great time with my 10 year old. We learned alot about the coastal water area and Elizabeth City! I must for history buffs!

Reviewed 1 week ago
rosecarolina
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Kernersville, North Carolina
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Kernersville, North Carolina
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52 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful museum! Had a great time with my 10 year old. We learned alot about the coastal water area and Elizabeth City! I must for history buffs!

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Elizabeth City, North Carolina
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5 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

A great treasure for Elizabeth City. Exhibits change so you can always see something new. Gift shop is great for local treasures.

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Seagrove
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10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Unpretentious small museum. Exhibitions give insight into a broad region of northern coastal NC. Very helpful staff.

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Buford, Georgia
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207 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

A gem hidden among the beauty of the town. Awesome chronological history of area. Terrific artifacts,well labeled. Museum has a very friendly air about it and not stuffy. Children should definitely be exposed to these collections. Interactive area for children is available and a quality gift shop. There is an elevator available and stairs to viewing areas. A must see... More 

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Thank Joe L
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21 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 January 2017

The museum is located across from the waterfront which give you something extra. Its displays are educational and fun for all ages.

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Thank Jane P
VABCHVA
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49 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

Being from out of town we needed something to burn some time. Museum was laid out well and easy to navigate. Permanent exhibit was great to learn the history of the area and the temporary ones were fun to explore. Free admission

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Thank Matt M
Birdsboro, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Really nice, well done museum with many original artifacts. Once you enter you'll get lost in simpler times and gain an appreciation for the lifestyle we have today! If you visit the area, a must see.

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Greenville, North Carolina
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77 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2016

We made the 2 hour drive specially to see the Tiffany exhibit which was small but lovely. Glad it got us there since this is a wonderful museum with lots of history of early America to learn and enjoy. No admission or parking charge either! We had allotted only 2 hours for the visit, so we will be back to... More 

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Thank Kathy K
San Antonio, Texas
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82 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

The history of the Albemarle is effectively retold in this beautiful museum. There are also special exhibits, e.g. Weddings in the Albemarle, Tiffany exhibit, etc.

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Savannah, Georgia, United States
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21 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016

What a beautiful and informative museum. This well organized and pleasantly staffed beautiful building is a must visit for Tourists and locals alike. I am embarrassed to say that when I lived in Elizabeth City I ignored this wonderful attraction, it took a visit to the city 20 years after my departure for it to get my attention. All I... More 

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