North Carolina 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 […]


NC Maritime Museum at Southport Explores NC Hurricane History

AUTHOR JAY BARNES TO DISCUSS NORTH CAROLINA’S HURRICANE HISTORY   SOUTHPORT, NC July 3, 2013 – As reliable as the tide, hurricane season comes and goes. Author Jay Barnes talks hurricanes at the North Carolina Maritime Museum at Southport on July 16 at 7 p.m. Barnes will discuss some of […]


Queen Anne’s Revenge Posters Free to Local Educators

BEAUFORT, NC – Thanks to a grant from the Carteret Community Foundation, local educators can get the new Blackbeard’s Queen Anne’s Revenge educational posters for free. In response to the growing demand for information and educational materials about the wreck of Blackbeard’s flagship, Queen Anne’s Revenge, the North Carolina Maritime Museum staff will design a series of eight […]


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 […]


2nd Saturdays Fun August 11 at the North Carolina Maritime Museum at Southport

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 […]


Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum July – August 2012 Calendar

Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum July – August 2012 Calendar 1st Mate’s Program Daily Children age 8-12 receive a “Certificate of Rank” and a “1st Mate’s Wristband” by doing a Museum Search and attending 2 programs or a Museum Search, one program and one written activity. Free. Details, (252) 986-2995 […]


2nd Saturdays Fun July 14 at North Carolina Maritime Museum in Beaufort

BEAUFORT – The North Carolina Maritime Museum in Beaufort will showcase authentic North Carolina culture and heritage on Saturday, July 14, in the second installment of the popular three-part summer program “2nd Saturdays.” The theme for July is “North Carolina Whales and Whaling,” in celebration of the opening of the […]


N.C. Maritime Museum in Beaufort offers free Civil War program

BEAUFORT, NC – The North Carolina Maritime Museum in Beaufort will offer a free Civil War program on Lieutenant Commander William Barker Cushing on Saturday, July 14.  Lead by historian and author Dr. Chris Fonvielle of the University of North Carolina Wilmington, the program will shed light on Cushing’s raids […]