NC Maritime Museum


Blackbeard lands at the NC Maritime Museum for Beaufort Pirate Invasion

Blackbeard to land at NC Maritime Museum for annual pirate luncheon, activities BEAUFORT, NC July 30, 2014– Ahoy, Pirates! The North Carolina Maritime Museum offers a child (and parent) friendly zone for families visiting during Beaufort’s annual Pirate Invasion.   On Friday, August 8 and Saturday, August 9, the Museum offer […]


History, Arts, Music from Cultural Resources Add Bright Shine to the Holiday Season

RALEIGH, NC November 26, 2013 – The North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources offers a bounty of holiday celebrations this season. Families will find festive fun to fit any budget at art and history museums, historic sites and from the North Carolina Symphony. Events free unless fee is indicated. Please […]


Fresh Catch: Two Cannon Raised from the Wreck of Blackbeard’s Queen Anne’s Revenge

ATLANTIC BEACH, NC August 20, 2013 – Two weapons last touched by pirates almost 300 years ago surfaced from the depths of the Atlantic Ocean and are among new artifacts captured Friday in a fall dive expedition. Cannon balls, rigging gear and sounding weights encased in a cement-like shell were […]


Wooden Boats of North Carolina featured in Maritime Museum Program

SOUTHPORT – From Core Sounder skiffs to sharpies, learn about traditional wooden boats of the Lower Cape Fear in an upcoming Third Tuesday Program offered by the North Carolina Maritime Museum at Southport.   As part of the Museum’s free monthly lecture series, the event will be held at the […]


2nd Saturdays event at NC Maritime Museum at Southport – UPDATED

SOUTHPORT – The North Carolina Maritime Museum at Southport showcases authentic North Carolina culture and heritage on Saturday, Aug. 11, in this year’s popular summer series “2nd Saturdays.” The theme for the final 2nd Saturdays event for 2012 is “Original Inhabitants of the Cape Feare.” Discover Southport’s “locals” from prehistoric […]


Museum awards “best” in Wooden Boat Show

BEAUFORT, NC – Fair winds and calm waters graced boaters in the 38th annual Wooden Boat Show at the North Carolina Maritime Museum in Beaufort on May 5. Nearly 50 handcrafted wooden boats, from canoes to power boats, lined Front Street and the Museum’s Watercraft Center docks. Lonnie Sieck of […]