North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island

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  • Seasons - 9am-5pm (closed Thanksgiving and Christmas Day)
  • Hours - 9am-5pm (closed Thanksgiving and Christmas Day)


  • 374 Airport Road

    Manteo,   NC   27954


Explore the aquatic environments of coastal Carolina through our theme "Water of The Outer Banks.” A variety of exhibits promises to educate and entertain visitors as they journey through coastal fresh waters to see river otters, turtles, and American alligators. Witness our conservation efforts in action in the Sea Turtle Assistance and Rehabilitation (STAR) Center. 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.

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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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