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Address: Belhaven, NC

Antique museum that offers "a little of this, and a little of...

Antique museum that offers "a little of this, and a little of that," including old coins, shells, early American kitchenware, coffee mills, furniture, Civil War guns and World War helmets.

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Weird but worth a visit!

So...a totally bizarre collection of stuff. Worth visiting! Bizarre but memorable. We will always say " remember that museum in NC?"

Reviewed 5 days ago
Francie C
Hull, Massachusetts
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Hull, Massachusetts
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28 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

So...a totally bizarre collection of stuff. Worth visiting! Bizarre but memorable. We will always say " remember that museum in NC?"

Thank Francie C
Zebulon, North Carolina
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64 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2016

Very full of a curious collection of items. IT takes a while to walk through. Kind of musty because of all the old times. Fun to explore the collection.

Thank Gina W
Edenton, North Carolina, United States
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Visited the town of Belhaven for the day and stumbled upon this gem. Don't let the nondescript entrance fool you. You could easily spend an hour or more marvelling at the eclectic mix of treasures inside. Everything from a vintage dress from a 700lb woman to world war 2 memorabilia, there is plenty to make anyone with an interest in... More 

Thank JonathanSzarke
Holly Springs, North Carolina
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122 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2016

If you want to tiptoe into the past and learn more about the history of the tiny riverside town of Belhaven, NC, then time spent at the Belhaven Museum is a must.

Thank Doug P
Raleigh, North Carolina
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53 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 June 2016

You just have to go. Eva Blount Wey (sp?) was an amazing woman who donated an eclectic collection of oddities to Belhaven for all to see. Such as an electric drill that electrocuted a man way back when, German war artifacts that were found locally - yes, Germans were on shore in NC during WWII. It's a fun and amazing... More 

1 Thank Mike_TheRainKing
Belhaven, North Carolina
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 May 2016

Fun place to spend an afternoon, The lady that collected all this stuff was a hoarder for sure. Need to see when you are in town.

Thank PungoDave
Snow Hill, North Carolina
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79 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2016

This is one woman's almost entire estate of ordinary household items and collectibles from the 1890's, mixed with other unusual items, such as a German machine gun, specimens in jars, antique furniture and dishware, thousands of buttons, newspaper articles and other eclectic items. The docent is very friendly and has extensive knowledge of the items and the local history. There... More 

Thank Cathy M
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50 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 July 2015 via mobile

Small and fun. It comprises one lady's lifetime accumulation of all manner of what was once ordinary stuff. A unique museum of Americana.

Thank charles g
Red Oak, NC
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143 reviews
39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2015

This is a collection of items that include science, history, randomly bizarre and sometimes funny stuff. I enjoyed poking around. Some of the specimens are not suited for the squeamish, but I think teenagers would find it entertaining. Pretty cool place if you like history or if you've never seen fleas dressed up. This would be a fun way to... More 

Thank Kathy S
Burlington, North Carolina, United States
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26 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2013

A dusty jumble that is not your typical museum and clearly not well supported by the town, but the local man in charge gave us an excellent personal explanation and pointed out various antiques from clothing to typewriters to cameras and LOTS of other "stuff"! If you are in the area, you owe it to yourself to stop in; it... More 

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