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Let the wind fill your sails or learn a coastal craft through unique programs and events offered by the Museum. Enjoy regular presentations on maritime heritage, coastal environments, shipwrecks and seafood. Don a tool belt and use your hands in boatbuilding classes designed for both novices and experienced woodworkers. Children can learn how to fish, how to be coastal photographers, or how to be pirates!

Customized programs are also offered for schools and groups.

Please click on the program category below for more information.

For a complete list of upcoming programs, click the "Calendar" button at the top of the page.


Volunteers are needed for the great times at the Maritime Museums. Share your love of history, culture and North Carolina's well-loved coast.  Each Museum offers a wide variety of volunteer opportunities, from working with children to helping with events.