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Frisco Native American Museum

Open Now: 10:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:30 AM - 5:00 PM
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Was More Fun Than Expected

Four of us stopped here on our return from Hatteras and I did not expect much by the exterior of... read more

Reviewed 18 June 2018
Neptune Beach, Florida
Worth seeing, a lot of cool artifacts and history.

This place is worth the visit if you're staying in the area. Admission was a bit under $6 for... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2017
Daniella S
Harrisonburg, Virginia
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  • Average27%
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“gift shop”(8 reviews)
“self guided”(2 reviews)
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Highway 12, Frisco, Hatteras Island, NC 27936
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Reviewed 10 August 2018

Don't miss the opportunity to visit this museum while in the Cape Hatteras area. Yes, it is old and as one reviewer said maybe a little "musty" but the exhibits are a collection of some of the oldest and finest Native American artifacts I have...More

Thank BarbaraC31350
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

This place is disappointing. It smells like a musky basement throughout the building. It's hard to focus on looking at all of the artifacts when the building smells so gross. The place is in such poor condition its shocking to know they actually charge admission....More

Thank Jessica S
Barbara M, Public Relations Manager at Frisco Native American Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2018

Good Morning Jessica, Thank you for your review. We were hit by Hurricane Matthew and are still not back to 100%. The museum was closed for six months while damaged displays were removed, mold remediation occurred and we rebuilt. FNAM is a 501c non-profit, but...More

Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

Worth the stop.The admission price is very reasonable. Things I enjoyed are the variety of bows and arrows.Every room has so many artifacts and really good signage.

Thank Christina L
Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

I visited the museum for the first time yesterday and was very impressed with the quality and variety of exhibits inside a building that looks very modest on the outside. The staff was very knowledgeable and helpful and provided to each visitor their name written...More

Thank Fred I
Reviewed 18 June 2018

Four of us stopped here on our return from Hatteras and I did not expect much by the exterior of this place. I was pleasantly surprised at the number of artifacts Inside. The lady who told us our Indian names was very informative and we...More

Thank Neptune1976
Reviewed 8 September 2017

The Frisco Native American Museum was excellent. It appears to be very small from the street but is very deep. Many tribes are represented and the person we spoke with (I believe she is the curator or the assistant curator) was very helpful to adults...More

Thank Sandra H
Reviewed 7 September 2017

This place is worth the visit if you're staying in the area. Admission was a bit under $6 for adults which isn't too bad. There's a trail behind the building that's free, and although it's self-guided and kind of confusing with little to see, it...More

2  Thank Daniella S
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed our visit to the Native American Museum. I always wondered - why here? Many native Americans lived on the Outer Banks before colonization

2  Thank AndrewMTurner
Reviewed 3 August 2017

It's hard to believe that this was started by one mans love for The Native Americans . We were told he opened the museum 30 years ago with these beautiful objects he collected through the years. He did it with his own money- no government...More

2  Thank Annie L
Reviewed 24 June 2017

Quaint little place. Needs major repair and updating. Nice roadside attraction. Glad they do not charge too much, because it would not be worth more than what they charge.

Thank robin t
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