The Story Behind Echo the Whale

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

Museum Natural Science Curator Keith Rittmaster will discuss “Echo” and his heart.  When the 33.5-foot long adolescent sperm whale came ashore at Cape Lookout in 2004, his bones and heart were preserved for study and display.  During the process, the heart was sent to the...

Free
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Carolina Maritime Model Society Meeting

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

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 at 2 p.m. on May 22 in the auditorium...

Free

Maritime Myths and Legends

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

At the center of every fish story, myth or legend is a grain of truth. Join Associate Education Curator Christine Brin to learn about some of the possible origins of some of the best known sea monsters and more. The free program is part of...

Free

Boo-Fort Halloween

Gallants Channel 293 West Beaufort Road, Beaufort

Come for the treats, stay for the tricks! Our inaugural Boo-Fort Halloween will feature Trunk or Treat, Haunted Trail and a drive-in showing of "Night of the Living Dead" at our Gallants Channel Annex. Trunk or Treat: 4-6 p.m. Free (donations accepted) Museum staff, volunteers,...

Get Tickets Free – $5.00 100 tickets left

Vanishing Sail: The Story of a Caribbean Tradition

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

The last wooden sailboat builder of a small island in the West Indies dreams of saving the tradition of boat building, which was introduced to the area centuries earlier. Join us Nov. 3 in the museum auditorium for a free showing of the award-winning film, which...

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Introduction to Wooden Boat Building

Harvey W. Smith Watercraft Center 322 Front Street, Beaufort

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...

Get Tickets $153.00 – $170.00 8 tickets left
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Carolina Maritime Model Society Meeting

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

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 at 2 p.m. on May 22 in the auditorium...

Free

Introduction to Wooden Boat Building

Harvey W. Smith Watercraft Center 322 Front Street, Beaufort

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...

Get Tickets $153.00 – $170.00 8 tickets left

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.