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Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum

59200 Museum Dr, Hatteras Island, NC 27943
+1 252-986-2995
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Interesting!

Another great place to spend time. So much interesting stuff to view. The history and relics were... read more

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Kathy H
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Rootstown, Ohio
Unique Maritime Museum

Very welcoming, no admission charge, beautiful, descriptive displays. Learned a lot about naval... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
sailmon
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Saint Joseph, Michigan
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“civil war” (64 reviews)
“scavenger hunt” (20 reviews)
“on display” (22 reviews)
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59200 Museum Dr, Hatteras Island, NC 27943
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+1 252-986-2995
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"the outer banks"
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"free admission"
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"enigma machine"
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"interesting exhibits"
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Reviewed yesterday

Another great place to spend time. So much interesting stuff to view. The history and relics were fascinating

Thank Kathy H
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Very welcoming, no admission charge, beautiful, descriptive displays. Learned a lot about naval actions during the Civil War. Gift shop has a wide variety of items.

Thank sailmon
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I am usually in a hurry when in the area to catch a ferry, but was lucky enough to finally visit this museum. There is so much to read and look at while here so plan some extra time when visiting. If you love everything...More

Thank Neptune1976
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We go every year to the lighthouse to get some good family photos. This year my husband and two of our children (1 was too short) climbed the lighthouse and took photos of the amazing view. They have a little museum set up to show...More

Thank Kenny N
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is as small museum that appears to operate solely on donations. It had a handful of exhibits, all of which were very informative. There was a scavenger hunt to keep kids engaged with a small reward for completing it. This was a great place...More

Thank crashingimage
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a very nice little museum, they did a great job telling several stories of the sea, all of which were local, that informed you and helped you understand what an important nautical crossroads the Cape is going back 500 years. Don't come here...More

2  Thank kedalion1
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A surprising jewel nearly hidden at the tip of Hatteras Island is worth your time to spend at least 30 minutes in this free-to-all nautical museum. Great and rare finds from shipwrecks off-the-coast of the Carolinas and other eastern seaboard territories. A fascinating look at...More

Thank dlltre
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Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

This museum houses several themes: main focal point is the battle of man against the sea, but there is also a small section about piracy and the way the Bankers used to make their living. We stumbled upon it but were glad to have visited...More

Thank Monique E
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Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

This museum near the ferry is not to be missed, it is so interesting. It tells the history about the shipwrecks which surround the outerbanks. Items which are retrieved from the ocean floor are on display. Also a history on scuba diving. By the way,...More

Thank Hans V
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Reviewed 14 May 2018

We visit here every time we visit the Outer Banks! The staff is always welcoming and the gift shop is great!

Thank shawnakrug
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Kathy S
3 June 2017|
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Response from curlytnt | Reviewed this property |
Admission is free but donations are welcome. Our family spent about an hour in the museum. There is a video playing and watching it would add some time onto your visit. We made a day out of it and hit the beach, just across... More
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miss1kitty
21 September 2015|
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Response from Aaron M |
They were most likely referring to the ferry from Hatteras Island to Ocracoke Island.
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