Learn how to read a set of plans and use the basic woodworking tools most commonly found in a boatbuilder’s tool kit to shape a lift half-model of a North Carolina Shad Boat during this two-day course at the North Carolina Maritime Museum’s Harvey W....

Join Museum Natural Science Curator Keith Rittmaster for a free, informal presentation about our beloved whale “Echo.” Learn about putting together his skeleton and preserving his heart during this presentation that also covers the story of Bonehenge Whale Center.  The free program will be held...

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...

Join us in the museum auditorium for a showing of “The Hammocks,” which celebrates the nearby Hammocks Beach State Park. Films selected in the Maritime Matinee series engage visitors on topics of maritime history, culture and the natural environment of coastal North Carolina. Free, no...

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...