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Chicamacomico Life-Saving Station Historic Site & Museum

23645 NC Hwy. 12, Rodanthe, NC 27968
+1 252-987-1552
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Very interesting for kids and adults

We really enjoyed the tour. The staff was very friendly and the self guided tours were a great... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2017
Gary A
Carlisle, Pennsylvania
Sunburnt and learning!

Give yourself plenty of time, it's a great learning experience. We learned much about the life... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2017
Jordan S
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23645 NC Hwy. 12, Rodanthe, NC 27968
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Reviewed 11 July 2017

We really enjoyed the tour. The staff was very friendly and the self guided tours were a great learning opportunity about the history of the community and its long association with the Coast Guard.

1  Thank Gary A
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Give yourself plenty of time, it's a great learning experience. We learned much about the life saving service and the coast guard. A great find and neat getaway from the scorching beach!

Thank Jordan S
Reviewed 29 June 2017

This building complex (oldest dating back to 1874) tells the story of the crews who saved thousands of lives when ships were wrecked off the OBX coastlines (ocean & sound sides). Lots of artifacts dating back to the 19th century. Fascinating exhibits with interesting drawings...More

Thank Kathy R
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

Great learning experience for young children and adults that love learning and history. Had a great time.

Thank ReefDonkey23
Reviewed 20 June 2017

Self guided tour of multiple buildings setup to create life in the late 1800's. The life saving station story is fascinating. Boats, tools, uniforms, life saving gear are all on display with printed descriptions. Access to all areas of the buildings including up in the...More

Thank jastarks
Reviewed 13 June 2017

We went as a family for something to do on a rainy day. However found a wonderful, exciting and very informative activity with very informed and well prepared tour guides. We went through all the different buildings and homes and given a complete history of...More

Thank Irene M
Reviewed 8 June 2017

The people that worked there were very nice and friendly, and the one person that worked there told us a little bit about each building. I went with my mother and we both thought it was educational and very interesting. The lady who gave us...More

Thank phoenixritchie
Reviewed 4 June 2017

Thanks to Trip Advisor for alerting us to this museum! The day we visited it was staffed by a couple of knowledgeable, very friendly ladies who made sure that we knew where to go and what to do. We watched the video first, all about...More

Thank Jane H
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

My sons are very much into coast guard, planes, firemen and so on. We decided to stop in for a visit and are so glad we did! The ladies working there are extremely kind and courteous. They answered all the questions my children asked and...More

Thank Momoftwo2004
Reviewed 30 May 2017

The staff and exhibits do a great job of expressing the hardships and life of the 'surfmen' of late 19th early 20th centuries.

Thank Dave A
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23 March 2016|
Response from Hickyburn | Reviewed this property |
Mid April - you can phone them (252) 987-1552