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North Carolina Maritime Museum

315 Front St, Beaufort, Beaufort, NC 28516-2124
+1 252-728-7317
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Always a great place to visit. We go there whenever we go to Beaufort. Interesting displays and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
New Bern
via mobile
Great local history

Happened to be in Beaufort for the day and walked into this free museum. What a great experience... read more

Reviewed 16 May 2017
Bill H
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Premier museum that has a large collection of boats, models, decoys and dioramas about life in coastal North Carolina.
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good26%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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315 Front St, Beaufort, Beaufort, NC 28516-2124
+1 252-728-7317
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Always a great place to visit. We go there whenever we go to Beaufort. Interesting displays and lots of information about the North Carolina coast. Worth your time to go see.

Reviewed 16 May 2017

Happened to be in Beaufort for the day and walked into this free museum. What a great experience to learn the pirate history of the area. Anything anyone would want to know about Blackbeard the pirate. It was worth just looking at the faces on...More

Thank Bill H
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Very well done! Our party was very impressed with the building of and presentation of information. Would love to spend some time digging in that library.

Thank Tribent
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

This was the perfect way to spend an hour on a cloudy day. Lots of food, shops, and ferries in the neighborhood. My five year old loved the scavenger hunt; was very engaged! I found the QAR wreckage fascinating!

1  Thank Mandy J
Reviewed 15 May 2017

We stopped in to see the museum while in Beaufort last week its a very nice museum with lots of cool artifacts and pieces,. Really liked the Queen Anne's Revenge items. Would recommend this to anyone.

1  Thank B C
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

The NC Maritime Museum was a wonderful experience. It was much better than I anticipated and the workers were very helpful and knowledgeable. There is a wealth of knowledge about Blackbeard the pirate and his boat that sunk a few miles off shore near the...More

Thank Robbie H
Reviewed 9 May 2017

The museum entry is free but they do ask for donations. It is well worth donating to this small town history museum.

Thank jansartandtreasures
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

Thus is a very good place for the whole family it has everything to inform the public on protecting the ocean wildlife and the history of things that have happened off the coast of North Carolina.

Thank dwanyec
Reviewed 6 May 2017

Just an amazing experience to see things that I dreamed about as a kid. Who diddnt love pirates. If you get a chance ask for Tom Myers, he took us to the observation deck and pointed out some amazing things to see. He is very...More

Thank Amy R
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

Good pirate and maritime museum. Big enough they had a lot to look at but not big you got bored. Lots of info on Black Beard.

Thank Dustin F
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pet friendly?
10 March 2017|
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Response from MJNielsen | Reviewed this property |
It's a small indoor museum, I did not see any dogs when we were there. I'm thinking it would not be appropriate to bring dogs in.
Bettie B
What are the fees per person ?
9 June 2015|
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Response from Dawn F | Reviewed this property |
They ask for a donation.