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

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 4 tickets left

Pirates!

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

Students entering grades 1 and 2 are invited to work with their fearless captain to learn how pirates like Blackbeard lived, dressed, ate and worked. The pirate crew will work together to set the rules of the ship, learn some battle skills with their wooden...

Sold Out $81.00 – $90.00

Merry Time for Tots Summer Science School

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

Children entering preschool are invited to learn a bit about our marine environment during Merry Time for Tots Summer Science School. The program includes a story, estuarine critter observation and a related craft. Cost is $5 per child. Advance registration is required. Call 252-504-7758 or...

Get Tickets $4.50 – $5.00 7 tickets left

Ocean Infants

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

During each 30-minute session, caregivers and their infants (ages 0-2 years) will meet with a museum educator to discuss maritime topics, celebrate baby’s development, and work together to create a different maritime-themed DIY sensory activity or toy.  Examples of the featured DIY activities include waterplay bags,...

Get Tickets $2.00 – $5.00 10 tickets left

Coastal Adventures

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

Students entering grades 7 through 10 will examine environmental conservation issues relevant to our region, such as marine debris and protected species during this three-day program. Through field observations and data gathering at local nature preserves, students will learn how scientists and natural resource managers...

Get Tickets $108.00 – $120.00 1 ticket 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...

Sold Out $81.00 – $90.00

Maritime Matinee: ‘Wild Caught: The Life and Struggles of an American Fishing Town’

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

Join us in the museum auditorium for a showing of “Wild Caught: The Life and Struggles of an American Fishing Town,” which chronicles commercial fishermen in the nearby town of Sneads Ferry and their struggles in the industry. Films selected in the Maritime Matinee series...

Free

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

Pirates!

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

Students entering grades 1 and 2 are invited to work with their fearless captain to learn how pirates like Blackbeard lived, dressed, ate and worked. The pirate crew will work together to set the rules of the ship, learn some battle skills with their wooden...

Get Tickets $81.00 – $90.00 7 tickets left

Seashore Life II

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

Students entering grades 5 and 6 will investigate estuarine habitats, plants, and animals through field and lab studies. This three-day course includes a field trip to the Rachel Carson National Estuarine Research Reserve, water quality testing, plankton identification, and many more activities. Advance registration required....

Get Tickets $108.00 – $120.00 1 ticket 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.