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North Carolina Maritime Museum

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Fantastic Maritime Museum!

Great museum for folks of all ages. Amazing documentary film regarding Queen Anne's Revenge and... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
St. Petersburg, Florida
Best Kept Secret in NC

The Maritime Museum is a must see visit when in Beaufort, NC. The rich maritime history an culture... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Cary, 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.
315 Front St, Beaufort, NC 28516-2124
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Great museum for folks of all ages. Amazing documentary film regarding Queen Anne's Revenge and Blackbeard. Would take days to thoroughly explore all the museum offers and across the street the wooden boat building workshop is definitely worth seeing!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank ellep0ste
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Maritime Museum is a must see visit when in Beaufort, NC. The rich maritime history an culture of Eastern North Carolina is priceless. The curators take the time to talk with you and are passionate about their work. The Queen Anne's Revenge exhibit is...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 741JimJ
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A wonderful PBS film about Blackbeard and finding Queen Anne's Revenge. See that first, as many of the artifacts and displays will have been seen in the video and then be of more interest to the visitor. We live about an hour away and will...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank agriffith
Reviewed 4 January 2019

A must do! Wonderful exhibits and lots of great info on Blackbeard. Interesting exhibits on the ocean wildlife including the wild horses. Very helpful and friendly staff

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Cindy S
Reviewed 11 December 2018

This was nice to see and upon entering. The people who work there were actually building a small sign boat out of real wood. Very interesting to see how its done.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Judy A
Reviewed 25 November 2018

very interesting and like the movie ...lots of information to process. We liked the detail in description about the canons and how they are loaded.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Gwen R
Reviewed 12 November 2018

A focused museum, which adds to significance. Helps those not familiar with our North Carolina coastal history to get a better understanding of its importance to the state.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

This is a fascinating museum with everything from whales to pirates to books to seashells to child- friendly exhibits. It informs well about marine life and the need to protect our oceans. It includes Blackbeard the pirates Queen Anne revenge pirate ship relics. The museum...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Daryl W
Reviewed 23 October 2018

One of those unique places where you can explore the unique history of North Carolina's Crystal Coast from fishing to piracy. Artifacts from Blackbeard's ship, Queen Ann's Revenge. Informative displays coastal life related to the sea and the people who have made it their livelihood....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Beryl P
Reviewed 18 October 2018

This is a small museum, but so well done!! We learned a lot about fishing and boating. Lady restoring or examining items from Queen Anne's ship opened the window and answered our questions. A volunteer was patient and answered all my questions as well. We...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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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.
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Response from Dawn F | Reviewed this property |
They ask for a donation.