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Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum

59200 Museum Dr, Hatteras, North Carolina 27943 USA

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“Preserving Maritime history”

The Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum is a public, non-profit, educational institution. It is part of the North Carolina Maritime Museum System within the State History Museums, Division of Archives and History, Department of Cultural Resources. The Museum is dedicated to the preservation, advancement and presentation of the maritime history and shipwrecks of the North Carolina Outer Banks from the earliest periods of exploration and/or colonization to the present day, with particular emphasis on the period from 1524 to 1945. The Museum preserves, researches, exhibits and interprets its collections for the benefit of the general public and specialized audiences. The Museum serves its diverse audiences in order to inspire appreciation, encourage discovery, and promote an active, responsible understanding of the maritime heritage of the Outer Banks in itself and in relation to that of the United States and the broader history of seafaring.

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Jacqueline L.

Went to this place as part of my family's North Carolina Vacation, we visited on 6/8/2022. This musuem is free, and very interesting. This is a musuem about shipwrecks, so you'll learn about the... Read more

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Nikki G.

My mom and I drove all the way to the end of the line and went to the Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum. The museum is adjacent to the ferry to Ocracoke Island. There is ample parking and the... Read more

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Ron A.

I really enjoyed the museum ... I love all things concerning water , beach, ocean etc.. But unlike my better half I cannot set day after day four hours on the beach.. I have to be in, on or under... Read more

Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum

59200 Museum Dr
Hatteras, North Carolina
27943 USA
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  • Mon - Sat: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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  • Wheelchair Accessible
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