Discover the Science of Blackbeard and Other Pirates During An April 25 N.C. Science Festival Event

GREENVILLE, NC April 16, 2015 – From weapon firings to sifting for gold, visitors of all ages will enjoy great explorations at the Queen Anne’s Revenge Conservation lab in Greenville during the April 25 N.C. Science Festival program, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Blackbeard’s flagship, Queen Anne’s Revenge, ran aground […]

Expanded Queen Anne’s Revenge Exhibit Opens at the North Carolina Maritime Museum

BEAUFORT, NC Jan. 22, 2015 – Blackbeard returns to the North Carolina Maritime Museum in Beaufort as a newly expanded exhibit opens to the public on Saturday, January 24. The exhibit includes new artifacts from Blackbeard’s ship, Queen Anne’s Revenge and a new Conservation Laboratory. Staff members from the Queen […]

Last Cannon Recovered from Ocean Floor Showcased at Queen Anne's Revenge Conservation Lab Open House Nov. 15

GREENVILLE, NC Nov. 10, 2014 – Lots of pirate loot will be showcased at the Open House at the Queen Anne’s Revenge Conservation Laboratory Nov. 15, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Artifacts on view from Blackbeard’s flagship, Queen Anne’s Revenge, will include cannons, gold dust, navigational instruments. Conservators and archaeologists can explain […]

Treasures from Blackbeard's Queen Anne's Revenge at Brunswick Town/Fort Anderson

Only for a Limited Time Aug. 2-Sept. 13 WINNABOW, NC July 17, 2014 – A cannon ball, window glass and gold dust from the wreck of Blackbeard’s flagship, Queen Anne’s Revenge (QAR), will be on exhibit at Brunswick Town/Fort Anderson State Historic Site from Aug. 2 to Sept. 13. A […]

Blackbeard’s Queen Anne’s Revenge Exhibition Opens at the Charlotte Hawkins Brown Museum, Saturday, Oct. 26

SEDALIA, NC October 4, 2013 — Ahoy mateys! The Charlotte Hawkins Brown Museum will be hosting the N. C. Department of Cultural Resources’ traveling exhibition Blackbeard’s Queen Anne’s Revenge 1718. The exhibition includes items pulled from the underwater wreckage of Blackbeard the pirate’s infamous flagship, the Queen Anne’s Revenge. Opening Day activities […]

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 […]