Museums and History

The Outer Banks has several museums that features wildlife education, and cultural history, historic facts, and interactive activities. Roanoke Island provides many historical attractions for the whole family during the next Outer Banks visit. Here's a complete list of museums in the Outer Banks.

Walking the streets of historic Ocracoke, visitors may be surprised to see a sign directing them to a British cemetery.

Ocracoke, NC 27960

Cape Hatteras National Seashore preserves the portion of the Outer Banks of North Carolina from Bodie Island to Ocracoke Island, stretching over 70 miles.

Our purpose is to restore, preserve, protect, educate and interpret the rich history of these valiant men and their dedication to the U.S.

23645 NC-12, Rodanthe, NC

The Atlantic coast of North Carolina is protected for much of its length by a series of barrier islands.

Lighthouse Rd, Buxton, NC

Welcome to Currituck Beach Light Station. This red-brick lighthouse towers above the northern Outer Banks landscape in the historic Corolla Village.

1101 Corolla Village Rd, Corolla, NC

Dare County Regional Airport is a public airport located one mile from town of Manteo, on the Outer Banks. The airport covers 340 acres and has two runways.

410 Airport Rd, Manteo, NC

Fort Raleigh National Historic Site protects and preserves known portions of England's first New World settlements from 1584 to 1590.

1401 National Park Dr, Manteo, NC

Visitors and friends who discovered the museum in 1987 have shared its remarkable growth. A new gift shop was opened in 1989, and the old gift shop became display space.

53536 NC-12, Frisco, NC

Marvel at the largest collection of sharks in the state.

374 Airport Road, Manteo, NC

Ocracoke Island is saturated with history.

70 Howard St, Ocracoke, NC
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