Visit the world’s first estuarium and one of North Carolina’s most innovative environmental centers. More than 200 exhibits describe our vital estuaries and coastal rivers, including aquariums with crabs and other estuarine life, fun and fascinating artwork, hands-on, interactive displays, artifacts from life on the Pamlico River, explorations of hurricanes and sea level rise, Pamlico River boat tours, and special programs on natural and cultural heritage.