Environmental Education (EE)

The North Carolina Maritime Museum is a state museum operating under the North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources. The educational mission of the museum is to interpret all aspects of the state’s diverse coastal natural history and rich maritime heritage and to address environmental issues and solutions through exhibits, in-house and outreach programs, field trips, […]


Each department of the museum has its followers and supporters. We encourage you to look through the current projects going on at the museum and decide which one is meaningful to you… Collections Projects Down Into the DepthsWe are installing two new permanent exhibits in the main hall. “Down into the Depths” explores the subject of […]

Children’s Summer Classes

Summer Classes for children are held each June through August. Contact the museum for brochures and applications.  We do not take reservations for classes, programs, or field trips by email. The Junior Sailing Program, sponsored by the Friends of the Museum, is for ages 8-15. The program teaches seamanship, navigation, boating safety, and sailing techniques to the beginning […]

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 […]