Maritime Heritage Series: Would You Like a Tums?

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

Acid-Base chemistry is fundamental to understanding archaeological conservation, both in terms of why some things deteriorate while others are preserved when buried in the ground, and in terms of why conservators choose the materials and treatments that they do. Join museum conservator Michelle Crepeau as...

Free

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. $30. Under 18 must...

Get Tickets $27.00 – $30.00 10 tickets left

Maritime Heritage Series: North Carolina’s Mullet Fishery

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

Curator of Maritime History David Bennett will examine the history of the mullet fishery in North Carolina. During the 19th century, North Carolina's mullet fishery was one of the largest saltwater fisheries in the South, and it continued to be a popular fishery into the...

Free

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 10 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

Maritime Heritage Series: The Story Behind Echo the Whale

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

Museum Natural Science Curator Keith Rittmaster will present on “Echo”, the Museum’s 33.5-foot-long sperm whale skeleton.  When the adolescent whale came ashore at Cape Lookout in 2004, his bones and heart were preserved for study and display. Keith will cover the step-by-step process of retrieving,...

Free

Maritime Heritage Series: North Carolina’s Outer Barrier Islands

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

Most of our Countries eastern seaboard and Gulf states are lined with coastal barrier islands, but none so unique as the famed Outer Banks of North Carolina. The fascinating cultural history, fragile geologic nature, and diverse flora and fauna, attract and fascinate millions of people...

Free

Adults Only Tour

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

Join Associate Education Curator for a selection of maritime stories she'd never tell before 5 p.m. This program is rated R due to language, alcohol, and explicit content. Participants must be 21 years of age or older to attend. Laugh, drink, and learn during this...

Sold Out $25.00 – $30.00
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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: Maritime Myths and Legends

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

Join Associate Museum Curator Christine Brin to learn about some of the most popular maritime myths, legends, and ghost stories in this special Halloween presentation. Christine will also discuss the history and possible origins of each story. Free, no registration required for the in-person program,...

Free

Maritime Matinee: Storm Warriors

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

Through interviews, historic footage, and re-enactments, this 55-minute  documentary from Third Wave Films provides an in-depth look at the United States Life-Saving Service. Follow the story of the USLSS—from why it was created to the many rescues the service provided over the years.

Free

Maritime Matinee: ‘Storm Warriors’

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

Join us in the museum auditorium for a showing of “Storm Warriors: The U.S. Life-Saving Service,” which tells the dramatic story of shipwrecks and rescues of the United States Life-Saving Service, the precursor to the U.S. Coast Guard. Films selected in the Maritime Matinee series...

Free

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.