Join Associate Education Curator Christine Brin for a program that focuses on the lives of the 18th-century female pirates Anne Bonny and Mary Read. Explore these women’s lives, as well as the culture within which they grew up, to better understand not just these two...

Students entering grades 5 and 6 will investigate estuarine habitats, plants, and animals through field and lab studies. This three-day course, held from 9 a.m. to noon each day, includes a field trip to the Rachel Carson National Estuarine Research Reserve, water quality testing, using microscopes...

Students entering grades 1 and 2 will get to investigate coastal marine life of the tidal flats, salt marshes and sounds on local islands during this two-day class that runs from 9 a.m. to noon each day. The field-based classes include ferry ride, barrier island...

Come get your nautical-themed reading fix at our upcoming book sale! It is scheduled for June 12 from 9 a.m. to noon on the museum patio (weather permitting). Then head on out to our Friends' Maritime Day celebration out at Gallants Channel, which starts at...

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. Students also use nets to catch and identify marine life in near-shore waters. Fee: $75....

[gallery columns="4" ids="4286,4280,4281,4282,4283,4284,4285,4287"] Museum staff recently opened our collections to a group of graduate students from ECU’s History Department. The hands-on experience is designed to help them connect the maritime artifacts with aspects of life in the item's respective eras. “It’s not just the object, it’s the history...