World Turtle Day: Sea Turtles of North Carolina

North Carolina Maritime Museum in Beaufort 315 Front St., Beaufort, NC
Hybrid Hybrid Event

Spending only a brief time on land, sea turtles are quite different from most other turtles we know. From hatchling to adult, a lifetime at sea is no small task for these reptiles that grow so big. Join the museum educators in the auditorium on...

Free

Hiking and History on Shackleford Banks

North Carolina Maritime Museum in Beaufort 315 Front St., Beaufort, NC

Experience Outer Banks history and wildlife with a guided hike on Shackleford Banks, part of the Cape Lookout National Seashore. Participants will take a ferry to an undeveloped barrier island. This field trip requires hiking through sandy terrain for long distances. $30. Under 18 must...

Get Tickets $27.00 – $30.00 8 tickets left

Maritime Heritage Series: ‘It’s Electrifying’

North Carolina Maritime Museum in Beaufort 315 Front St., Beaufort, NC
Hybrid Hybrid Event

Join Museum Conservator Michelle Crepeau for a free, informal lecture that discusses electrolytic reduction—what it is, how it works and why conservators use electrochemical reactions to clean and desalinate marine archaeological metals. Registration is not required for the in-person program, held in the museum auditorium....

Free

Merry Time for Tots Summer Science School

North Carolina Maritime Museum in Beaufort 315 Front St., Beaufort, NC

Children entering preschool are invited to learn a bit about our marine environment during Merry Time for Tots Summer Science School. The program includes a story, estuarine critter observation and a related craft. Cost is $5 per child. Advance registration is required. Call 252-504-7758 or...

Get Tickets $4.50 – $5.00 10 tickets left

SOLD OUT: Adults Only Tour

North Carolina Maritime Museum in Beaufort 315 Front St., Beaufort, NC

While this tour has sold out, there are still spaces available for the October 21 tour. Join Associate Education Curator for a selection of maritime stories she'd never tell before 5 p.m. This program is rated R due to language, alcohol, and explicit content. Participants...

Sold Out $25.00 – $30.00
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Carolina Maritime Model Society Meeting

North Carolina Maritime Museum in Beaufort 315 Front St., Beaufort, NC

The Carolina Maritime Model Society exists to promote the production of high-quality ship models and encourage members and the public to participate in a craft that is as old as shipbuilding itself. The group will meet in the museum auditorium. Meetings are open to the...

Free

Seashore Life I

North Carolina Maritime Museum in Beaufort 315 Front St., Beaufort, NC

Students entering grades 1 and 2 will investigate the coastal marine life of the tidal flats, salt marshes and sounds on local islands in this two-day class. Field-based classes include ferry ride, barrier island hiking, and animal identification. Course runs from 9AM to Noon each...

Get Tickets $81.00 – $90.00 6 tickets left

Pirates!

North Carolina Maritime Museum in Beaufort 315 Front St., Beaufort, NC

Students entering grades 1 and 2 are invited to work with their fearless captain to learn how pirates like Blackbeard lived, dressed, ate and worked. The pirate crew will work together to set the rules of the ship, learn some battle skills with their wooden...

Get Tickets $81.00 – $90.00 9 tickets left

Seashore Life II

North Carolina Maritime Museum in Beaufort 315 Front St., Beaufort, NC

Students entering grades 5 and 6 will investigate estuarine habitats, plants, and animals through field and lab studies. This three-day course includes a field trip to the Rachel Carson National Estuarine Research Reserve, water quality testing, plankton identification, and many more activities. Advance registration required....

Get Tickets $108.00 – $120.00 2 tickets left

Ocean Infants

North Carolina Maritime Museum in Beaufort 315 Front St., Beaufort, NC

During each 30-minute session, caregivers and their infants (ages 0-2 years) will meet with a museum educator to discuss maritime topics, celebrate baby’s development, and work together to create a different maritime-themed DIY sensory activity or toy.  Examples of the featured DIY activities include waterplay bags,...

Get Tickets $2.00 – $5.00 10 tickets left

Maritime Heritage Series: The History of Mermaids

North Carolina Maritime Museum in Beaufort 315 Front St., Beaufort, NC
Hybrid Hybrid Event

The legend of the mermaid, or half human/half fish creature, appears around the world throughout time. This presentation by Associate Museum Curator Christine Brin will look at some of the better-known legends of mermaids and the interesting evolution they underwent over the last few hundred...

Free

Introduction to Wooden Boat Building

Harvey W. Smith Watercraft Center 322 Front Street, Beaufort, NC

Explore the art of boat building from start to finish during a two-day, hands-on course at the North Carolina Maritime Museum’s Harvey W. Smith Watercraft Center. The course begins with the design and lofting of boats and moves on to the setup, steam bending and...

Sold Out $162.00 – $180.00

Registration and Refund Policy:

Registration costs, less a 10% fee, are refunded when the Museum receives cancellation notice at least two weeks before the start of a program.  There is no refund within two weeks of the start of a program.  The Museum reserves the right to cancel any program that does not meet the minimum participant requirement up to one week before the program is scheduled.  In the event of cancellation due to low enrollment, participants who have submitted a fee will receive a full refund.  If a program is canceled due to inclement weather and unable to be rescheduled for another date, the participants will receive a full refund.