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Our new exhibit, With Love, Aleta, features a 1920s Ocracoke mail boat, in a richly illustrated exhibition that includes images of vintage postcards and modern day mail art.
Youth of all ages enjoy creating coastal crafts while discovering snippets of local history. All ages welcome; all supplies furnished.
Author and local historian Drew Pullen presents the fascinating history of the Civil War on Hatteras Island, lending colorful insight into the island’s memorable history. This p
Artist, Sam Green, demonstrates the time-worn art of painting decoys. View his authentic canvas-backed decoy constructions and chat with this knowledgeable waterman. Every Frid
Drop by Hatteras Sol Deli & Cafe for their weekly Cornhole Tournament in the Courtyard! They will also have LIVE MUSIC from 6-8!
The Avon Luau is a family-friendly event giving visitors and residents something unique to do on warm summer evenings.
The Liberty ship SS John Morgan sank off Cape Henry after colliding with the SS Montana. Visit the Museum in July to view a helmet from the Morgan and learn
Outer Banks diver, Marc Corbett, is on a mission to document and explore shallow and deep water shipwrecks of the Outer Banks to better understand their places in history.
On the Border The Ultimate Eagles Tribute from Charlotte, NC continues to be one of the most exciting and authentic tribute bands in the country, satisfying audiences up and down