Boats and Models

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

Students entering grades 3 and 4 will build a model of a sportfishing boat at the museum’s Watercraft Center. Museum exhibits and field trips will demonstrate the boats used for offshore charter fishing and some of the fish targeted by fishermen aboard these uniquely designed...

Sold Out $81.00 – $90.00

Kayak the Salt Marsh

Gallants Channel 293 West Beaufort Road, Beaufort, NC

Join Associate Curator Benjamin Wunderly for basic kayak instruction and safety lessons on shore followed by a relaxing paddle through a salt marsh. Under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. Participants must know how to swim; some kayak experience is recommended. Cost is $35...

Get Tickets $22.50 – $35.00 6 tickets left

Fish and Fishing

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

Children entering third grade will be introduced to coastal fish and fishing methods. Cane poles, bait, and tackle are provided for dock fishing for this two-day class, which meets from 9 a.m. to noon. Students also use nets to catch and identify marine life in...

Get Tickets $81.00 – $90.00 3 tickets left

Exploring Coastal Habitats

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

Join Associate Education Curator Benjamin Wunderly to discover the various plants and animals of the salt marsh and tidal flats at the Rachel Carson Reserve. The guided hike will take you through the different habitats found on Town Marsh and Bird Shoal. Cost is $20....

Get Tickets $18.00 – $20.00 8 tickets left

Boat in a Day class

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

Each participating team assembles a prepared kit for a small flat-bottomed plywood boat suitable for paddling in this course, held in the N.C. Maritime Museum in Beaufort’s Harvey W. Smith Watercraft Center. The boat is 12’ long, 32” wide, and weighs about 40 lbs. Each...

Get Tickets $567.00 – $630.00 3 tickets left

Boats and Models

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

Students entering grades 3 and 4 will build a model of a sportfishing boat at the museum’s Watercraft Center. Museum exhibits and field trips will demonstrate the boats used for offshore charter fishing and some of the fish targeted by fishermen aboard these uniquely designed...

Get Tickets $81.00 – $90.00 3 tickets left

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 10 tickets left

Maritime Matinee: ‘Rescue Men: The Story of the Pea-Island Life-Savers’

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

Join us in the museum auditorium for a showing of “Rescue Men: The Story of the Pea-Island Life-Savers,” which celebrates the heroics of the only all-Black life-saving station in the nation. Films selected in the Maritime Matinee series engage visitors on topics of maritime history,...

Free

Kayak the Salt Marsh

Gallants Channel 293 West Beaufort Road, Beaufort, NC

Join Associate Curator Benjamin Wunderly for basic kayak instruction and safety lessons on shore followed by a relaxing paddle through a salt marsh. Under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. Participants must know how to swim; some kayak experience is recommended. Cost is $35...

Get Tickets Free – $35.00 8 tickets left

Fish and Fishing

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

Children entering third grade will be introduced to coastal fish and fishing methods. Cane poles, bait, and tackle are provided for dock fishing for this two-day class, which meets from 9 a.m. to noon. Students also use nets to catch and identify marine life in...

Get Tickets $81.00 – $90.00 -2 tickets left

Maritime Heritage Series: The Cape Lookout Lighthouse

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

Associate Museum Curator Benjamin Wunderly will talk about the history of light towers at Cape Lookout. The presentation will cover the original 1812 structure and the current 1859 tower, examining some interesting events that occurred throughout their existence. Join us in the museum auditorium to...

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 2 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.