Merry Time for Tots

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

Preschoolers (ages 2-5) and their caregivers participate in a maritime themed hands-on experience, craft, and activity during this program, which is offered every second Wednesday. Topics rotate between pirates, sharks, whales, and fish with a focus on both experience and exposure. Each program is 45-60...

Get Tickets $5.00 – $10.00

Merry Time for Tots

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

Preschoolers (ages 2-5) and their caregivers participate in a maritime themed hands-on experience, craft, and activity during this program, which is offered every second Wednesday. Topics rotate between pirates, sharks, whales, and fish with a focus on both experience and exposure. Each program is 45-60...

Get Tickets $5.00 – $10.00

Maritime Matinee: ‘The World’s First Ironclad Warship: Lincoln’s Secret Weapon’

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

In March 1862, opposing ironclads USS Monitor and CSS Virginia battle to a draw but change naval combat forever. Monitor would eventually sink off the coast of Cape Hatteras during a storm and become the nation’s first marine sanctuary. Join us in the auditorium for...

Free

North Atlantic Right Whale Aerial Surveys in North Carolina

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

An upcoming presentation at the museum will focus on the work by a team to document the existence and importance of right whales, as well as their plight, off our state’s coast. North Atlantic Right Whale aerial observers with the Clearwater (Fla.) Marine Aquarium Research...

Free

Bonehenge Whale Center Open House

Bonehenge Whale Center 275 W Beaufort Rd Ext, Beaufort

Come explore Bonehenge Whale Center at Gallants Channel during its annual free Open House. Work conducted at this facility includes research on marine mammals, stranded specimen collection, skeletal rearticulation, education, and conservation of North Carolina whales (including dolphins and porpoise). The Center operates as a partnership between the North Carolina Department...

Behind the Scenes Tour: Bonehenge Whale Center

Bonehenge Whale Center 275 W Beaufort Rd Ext, Beaufort

Learn about local whaling history, whale anatomy, rearticulation of whale skeletons and conservation of marine mammals during this 40-minute tour of Bonehenge Whale Center. This program will include opportunities to view current projects underway and previously prepared specimens. Participants must be 12 years of age...

Merry Time for Tots

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

Preschoolers (ages 2-5) and their caregivers participate in a maritime themed hands-on experience, craft, and activity during this program, which is offered every second Wednesday. Topics rotate between pirates, sharks, whales, and fish with a focus on both experience and exposure. Each program is 45-60...

Get Tickets $5.00 – $10.00

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. $35. Under 18 must...

Get Tickets $31.50 – $35.00

Merry Time for Tots

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

Preschoolers (ages 2-5) and their caregivers participate in a maritime themed hands-on experience, craft, and activity during this program, which is offered every second Wednesday. Topics rotate between pirates, sharks, whales, and fish with a focus on both experience and exposure. Each program is 45-60...

Get Tickets $5.00 – $10.00

Maritime Matinee: ‘The Eagle: America’s Tall ship’

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

A never-before-seen look at one of the most unique U.S. Coast Guard training exercises at sea, this film gives an unprecedented firsthand experience of life aboard America’s Tall Ship. Christened in the German Navy and seized as a war prize during World War II, Eagle...

Free

Exploring Coastal Habitats on the Rachel Carson Reserve

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. The terrain will...

Get Tickets $22.50 – $25.00

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 $27.00 – $35.00

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.