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Grand reopening

Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum 59200 Museum Drive, Hatteras, NC

The North Carolina Maritime Museum on Hatteras has completed its extensive renovation and complete redesign of its lobby and exhibit spaces. The new gallery is a showcase of state-of-the-art features and interactive elements that bring our coastal history to life. And you can be among...

U.S. Life Saving Service Operations along the North Carolina Coast

Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum 59200 Museum Drive, Hatteras, NC

Join North Carolina Maritime Museum in Beaufort Education Curator Benjamin Wunderly to learn about the history of U.S. Life-Saving Service operations, the precursor to the United States Coast Guard.

Brigadier General Billy Mitchell: Father of the U.S. Air Force and Hatteras Hero

Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum 59200 Museum Drive, Hatteras, NC

Join Danny Couch to learn about the man considered by aviation historians as the most polarizing airman this country has ever produced. Brig. Gen. Billy Mitchell is, nonetheless, regarded as the father of the United States Air Force and an icon in American aviation history....

North Carolina Whales: Diversity, Distribution and Conservation

Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum 59200 Museum Drive, Hatteras, NC

Join North Carolina Maritime Museum in Beaufort Natural Science Curator and Director of Bonehenge Whale Center Keith Rittmaster to learn about the whales most commonly spotted off the coast of North Carolina and to handle some related display items.

John Rollinson: Hero of Hatteras Island

Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum 59200 Museum Drive, Hatteras, NC

Join Danny Couch to learn about John Wallace Rollinson (1827 -1906), a fascinating figure in the history of Hatteras Island. Hatteras’ first paid schoolteacher, collector of the Port of Hatteras and reluctant Civil War outlaw, Rollinson’s legacy has stood the test of time.

Women in Whaling

Join North Carolina Maritime Museum in Beaufort Associate Education Curator Christine Brin to learn about the women who participated in the historic whale fishery.