Maritime Heritage Series: Love at Sea

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

Duels, deathbed confessions and love triangles help make up some Crystal Coast love stories that will be recounted in honor of Valentine’s Day. Associate Education Curator Christine Brin will share eight of her favorite love at sea stories during this special holiday presentation. Free, no...

Free

Boat Buying 101

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

Join  America's Boating Club of the Crystal Coast to learn some key tips for purchasing a new vessel. The free program will be held in the museum auditorium. For information, email fmspsorgedu@gmail.com or call 919-602-6837.

Free

Maritime Heritage Series: Don’t Be So Salty, Diffusion and Desalination in Archaeological Conservation

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

Ever wonder why archaeological conservators keep things in tanks, or why a crusty cannon can take more than 10 years to travel from ocean floor to museum showcase? Join Museum Conservator Michelle Crepeau as she breaks down the fundamentals of desalination and the underlying science...

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...

Get Tickets $162.00 – $180.00 4 tickets left
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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

America’s Boating Club of the Crystal Coast seminar

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

Join  America's Boating Club of the Crystal Coast to learn some key boating tips in their free seminar series, held in the museum auditorium. For information, email fmspsorgedu@gmail.com or call 919-602-6837.

Free

Maritime Heritage Series: By Hook or By Crook

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

Ranked amongst the fiercest pirates from the “Golden age of Piracy,” Anne Bonny and Mary Read’s stories are ones that daytime TV series wish they could write. Join Associate Museum Curator Christine Brin for a free, informal lecture that shares their scandalous stories. Due to...

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...

Get Tickets $162.00 – $180.00
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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

Maritime Heritage Series: Getting to Know Beaufort’s Dolphins

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

Museum Natural Science Curator Keith Rittmaster will discuss the biology and behavior of the bottlenose dolphins that frequent the waters around Beaufort. He will also cover the conservation issues that affect these marine mammals.  Bottlenose dolphins occur in Beaufort year-round, but they are not the...

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...

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.