Education

Our mission at the NC Maritime Museum at Southport is to tell the story of the Lower Cape Fear region’s people and their relationships to the water... a tale of tides, wind, and ocean.

Schools and Groups 

Ocean_Trail_Tour

The Museum is a great place to take your school, scout or recreational groups for a hands-on educational experience! We have curriculum-based program topics such as Pirates, Civil War Blockade Runners, People and the Sea, American Indians, Water and Weather, and other programs upon request. Click here for a group registration form.

Program Request Form

Children's Program Registration Form

Outreach

Lori_CW150_ExhibitOr let us come to you! We can provide lectures and demonstrations to your community group, club or school. Call the Museum at (910)457-0003 to inquire and schedule a talk, demonstration, or discussion on any of our educational topics.

 


Southport Donation

Make a one-time donation specifically to the Maritime Museum at Southport. The Friends of the North Carolina Maritime Museum at Southport is a 501(c)(3) organization. Donors may deduct contributions as provided in Section 170 of the Internal Revenue Code. Financial information and a copy of its license are available from the State Solicitation Licensing Branch at 919-807-2214. The license is not an endorsement by the State.

volunteer

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.

Beaufort              

Southport               

 Hatteras