Educational Services Guide

Educational services of the North Carolina Maritime Museum are designed to interpret all aspects of the state’s diverse coastal natural history and rich maritime heritage. The Museum Calendar lists programs, field trips, and special events for the general public.  Educational services are offered to school, civic, and special needs groups.  They are designed for specific grade or […]

Join or Renew Your Membership

Help Support the Museum with a Membership There are many advantages to becoming a member of the Friends of the North Carolina Maritime Museum in Beaufort. The reason the museum can provide a large variety of programs and exhibits for the community is largely due to member support.  State funding makes the museum possible.  Membership support […]

Museum Treasure Hunt

A Teacher-Led-Tour of the North Carolina Maritime Museum Use the Museum Treasure Hunt to explore North Carolina’s natural and maritime heritage. Take a few minutes to explore each exhibit, and then ask the group these questions.   Groups must be divided into smaller groups of ten or fewer students and assigned a chaperone to discuss the […]

Queen Anne’s Revenge

During The Golden Age of Piracy (1689-1718), numerous rogues pursued their lawless and murderous trade throughout the New World. Restrictive laws passed by the British Parliament had made smuggling acceptable and even desirable in North Carolina and the other American colonies. Preying upon lightly armed merchant ships, the pirates seized their contents and sometimes killed […]