North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island


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  • Hours - Year-round


  • 374 Airport Road

    Manteo,   NC   27954


Explore the aquatic environments of coastal Carolina through our theme "Water of The Outer Banks." The aquariums variety of exhibits promises to educate and entertain visitors. Journey through coastal freshwaters to see river otters, turtles, and American alligators. Explore saltwater habitats from grass flats to Gulf Stream waters. Gently stroke a stingray or touch a hermit crab at the touch tanks. Watch as fish and sharks cruise by the 35-foot long viewing window of the 285,000-gallon Graveyard of the Atlantic exhibit. History buffs will marvel at the one-third scale replica of the USS Monitor. Step into Storms to get an inside, personal look at Outer Banks hurricanes and nor'easters. See our newest interactive exhibit Oceans Revealed: Power of the Planet using cutting edge technology to bring lab science to visitors.

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374 Airport Road
Manteo NC 27954


Latitude: 35° 55' 9.84" / Longitude: -75° 42' 17.6394"

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Airport Road, off US 64 Business, North End of Roanoke Island, near Manteo.

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