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Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum

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Quite nice little museum

You can find the museum just next to the ferry that goes to Ocracoke. Coming down route 12... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Edward W
Statesville, North Carolina

It was informative and interesting. We wouldn’t bring grandkids as there’s not enough at their... read more

Reviewed 4 September 2018
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59200 Museum Dr, Hatteras Island, NC 27943
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This museum is small but pretty cool for military or marine history buffs. I'm a lighthouse lover and was awed when I first walked in by the relic light/lens on display. I gave more than the suggested donation, as places like this are what the...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

While this museum had some interesting pieces, we weren’t overly awed. There is a suggested donation of $5 per person, that we heartily gave. Wonderful staff who will make you feel welcome.

Thank Elisabeth V
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a small museum with air of history. Perfect for the history buff, maybe not so much for others.

Thank Holly S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice little simple Museum. For free it is terrific a nice little history of the area. Can only spend about 1-11/2 hours there tops The greeter was the best part of the visit.

Thank baxtersm1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you like history ya cant miss this, maybe boring for kids. I actually wanted to make a second trip during my vacation but I had so much planned and didnt make it again. Highly recommend.

Thank robgirard
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is an outstanding indepth museum concering Cape Hatteras and its history. The museum is free and is run by donations and volunteers.

Thank chiefflorida
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had no idea how much fun this museum would be when I put it on our list for our vacation. The kids enjoyed it so much as did we. We learned so much about the Island while we were there and they had a...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful design! Volunteers were helpful and friendly. Learned a lot about the area and history through the displays, pictures, maps, and posters. The films were well done and the interactive knot tying and other activities great for kids, (and adults).

Thank Roving802371
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You can find the museum just next to the ferry that goes to Ocracoke. Coming down route 12, instead of turning right for the ferry, go straight (look for the ship propeller). The parking area is just past the museum and has several historical markers....More

Thank Edward W
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

It was informative and interesting. We wouldn’t bring grandkids as there’s not enough at their level to read and understand. Some of the information was difficult for me to read as it was low and I couldn’t read with bifocals. Video in the monitor ‘tower’...More

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23 July 2018|
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Response from Diane M | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the delay in responding. I've been out of the country. Yes, it is handicap accessible.
Kathy S
3 June 2017|
Response from curlytnt | Reviewed this property |
Admission is free but donations are welcome. Our family spent about an hour in the museum. There is a video playing and watching it would add some time onto your visit. We made a day out of it and hit the beach, just across... More
21 September 2015|
Response from Aaron M |
They were most likely referring to the ferry from Hatteras Island to Ocracoke Island.