Fun on the Water: The Early Days of Coastal Tourism in North Carolina

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The coastal tourism industry in North Carolina emerged during the 1800s. Join Maritime History Curator David Bennett at 11 a.m. May 28 to learn about the early appeal of the area’s recreational activities, such as hunting, fishing, and sailing. The program is part of the museum’s...

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Sea Turtles in North Carolina

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Only spending a brief time on land, sea turtles are quite different from most other turtles we know. From hatchling to adult, a lifetime at sea is no small task for these reptiles that grow so big. Join Natural Science Curator Keith Rittmaster at 2...

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Golden Pirates of the Silver Screen

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This may come as a big surprise, but movie pirates do not always have much common with real pirates. Join Associate Education Curator Christine Brin for a look at how popular culture influences the way we think about pirates today. The program is part of...

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Women’s History Month Speaker Dr. Martha Jones, author of Vanguard

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This is an online program. Please enter your email correctly when registering. An email containing the Zoom link will be sent to all registrants an hour and a half before the program begins. Presenter: Dr. Martha S. Jones, Author; Historian; Professor, Johns Hopkins University In the current moment,...

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History of the North Carolina Maritime Museum

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The North Carolina Maritime Museum covers a diverse array of history topics. But what about the history of the museum itself? Join Associate Education Curator Benjamin Wunderly to learn more about this unique museum that has origins of over a century ago. The virtual program,...

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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.