North Carolina Maritime Museum - Beaufort



  • 315 Front St.

    Beaufort,   NC   28516


One of three North Carolina Maritime Museums, this Museum in Beaufort preserves and interprets all aspects of the rich maritime heritage of the state through educational exhibits, programs and field trips. Exhibits take visitors from the dugout canoes of native Americans through the variety of sail rigs and hull designs of explorers, traders and privateers. They recall the brave traditions of the US Lifesaving Service and the African American heritage in that service and the menhaden fishery, tools of wooden boat builders and navigators, and repair shops of the earliest outboard engines. Artifacts from the shipwreck that is proving to be Blackbeard the pirate’s flagship, Queen Anne’s Revenge, add the excitement of one of the most significant archeological finds of this century. In the museum’s Watercraft Center, visitors watch the construction and restoration of wooden boats.

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315 Front St.
Beaufort NC 28516


Latitude: 34° 43' 3.72" / Longitude: -76° 40' 1.2"

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