Originally built in 1939, battered by storms and rebuilt many times throughout its life, Jennette’s was knocked down by Hurricane Isabel in 2003, just after the pier and its five-acre tract were purchased by the NC Aquarium Society. Jennette’s reemerged in 2011 as a one-of-a-kind educational ocean pier. The N.C. Aquarium-operated complex features educational classrooms and programs, alternative energy demonstrations, live animal exhibits, meeting facilities, a snack bar and tackle shop, and a host of other displays and features for good family fun with great fishing too!


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Outer Banks Visitors Bureau

Dare County

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