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Address: 1129 Corolla Village RD, Corolla, NC 27927
Phone Number: 252-453-8002
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Description: Located in the restored 1901 Old Corolla Schoolhouse, the Wild Horse...
Located in the restored 1901 Old Corolla Schoolhouse, the Wild Horse Museum features interactive exhibits, photos and information on the Wild Mustangs of Corolla, NC. Learn about the history of wild horses that have roamed the Outer Banks for over 500 years, and still call these beaches home. Outside on the grounds, kids activities include horse painting, and once a week pet a live horse that comes to visit. Open year round Mon - Fri 10:00-4:00.
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A Must Stop When in Corolla

The day we went, there were 2 horses outside - one was a domesticated horse and the other was a wild horse rescue named Firecracker (he was rescued on the 4th of July!). What a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 25, 2015
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Corolla, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Great place to learn more about the wild horses of the Corolla 4x4 and to buy items that support the mission of the Wild Horse Fund...entity that cares for the wild horses.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

The day we went, there were 2 horses outside - one was a domesticated horse and the other was a wild horse rescue named Firecracker (he was rescued on the 4th of July!). What a difference in size. We were able to pet both of them too even tho they were more interested in eating than us. One of the... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Yes, there isn't much but they tell you a lot. People in museum/store love to share about the horses that were rescued by them. Sad thing is there is 100 but once were thousands until our government put a bounty on them. Book a tour through them. They take care of and rescue these beautiful horses.

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New Bern, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Very nice little museum with all the info you need about the wild horses that live here. The money you pay for their air-conditioned SUV tours goes directly towards maintaining the health of the herd.

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Cameron, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

I was hoping for a little bit more to the idea of a "museum" but it was mainly a store. I liked being able to support the horses but I wish there was more for those not doing the drive tour. But there is a driving tour they do so if you do not have 4WD it would be worth... More 

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Hendersonville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Great experience. The person in charge was the head of The Corolla Wild Horse Fund. Learned a lot about the Spanish Mustangs and efforts to protect them.

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Signal Hill, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Amazing Horses we were turned on to. It is just something to see the spanish horses that survive in Corolla. How the people take care of them by leaving them alone. Everyone we talked to was very knowledgeable about the horse. Well worth the time

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Beaufort, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

The museum operates on a shoestring budget and has done a very good job. Proceeds from gift shop sales and 4WD tours they offer go to caring for the wild horses (UNLIKE any of the other 4WD tours that make NO contribution to care of the horses...but profit from it). Please support and make donations to those who are supporting... More 

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Plympton, Massachusetts
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

We were there 20 min past opening and it was still closed. I really wanted to see it , and others were walking away also....so sad.

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

The attendant did not offer to help us in anyway. She was on the phone the entire time we were in the building. She never even aknowledged that we were there.

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Address: Address: 1129 Corolla Village RD, Corolla, NC 27927
Phone Number: 252-453-8002
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Corolla

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