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Teach's Hole Blackbeard Exhibit

Address: 935 Irvin Garrish Highway, Ocracoke, NC 27960
Phone Number: 252 928 1718
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Ranked #14 of 23 things to do in Ocracoke
Type: History museums, Museums
Owner description: Teach's Hole Blackbeard Exhibit is a unique attraction devoted to all things "piratical." Since...
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Type: History museums, Museums
Owner description: Teach's Hole Blackbeard Exhibit is a unique attraction devoted to all things "piratical." Since 1992, the exhibit and its pirate specialty shop have been a favorite destination for families visiting Ocracoke Island. The exhibit features a life-like recreation of Blackbeard, a weapons display, old bottles, original art, a pirate flag display, ship models, and interactive activities. As visitors leave the exhibit, they enter a one of a kind pirate specialty shop. Kids of all ages will enjoy Teach’s Hole!
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Madison, Virginia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

I went into this place and saw a few good items, never took the tour though, Nice people but, to be honest not much to see, i did enjoy the store do not get me wrong, but it could use more things to see, more history would be Nice

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Roanoke, Virginia
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

we made our annual trip to Ocracoke in September. Of course, our first stop had to be Teach's hole. We have been going there for years, as our son is a Huge Blackbeard fan. The shop has a lot of nice merchandise , for the tots and adults. Our son who is an adult always gets a real replica sword... More 

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Burlington, North Carolina
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

I avoided this place last year but decided to give it a try this visit. It was a nice little tour of Blackbeard's history as told over the years. For only $4 for an adult admission (the gift shop is free to enter) it was well worth the money. I won't describe all that was there so I won't spoil... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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48 reviews 48 reviews
28 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

This was good to visit to learn a little history about the island and Blackbeard himself. Our young kids were interested too. Not a ton to see but worth a visit if you are on the island.

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Maryland, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

I was looking forward to this exhibit all day. We tried to schedule our whole day trip around it. The building is VERY deceiving!!!! Not only did we have to WAIT for it to open, but it only took about 10 minutes to walk thru it. Had to pay to basically walk thru a hallway and then buy a souvenir.... More 

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Anaheim, California
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34 reviews 34 reviews
13 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

But fun for the kids to learn about Blackbeard and the other pirates from our history. The exhibit is small and won't take a long time to view (good for the little kids) but will give the kids just enough to send them into pirate mode.

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Fayetteville, Tennessee
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32 reviews 32 reviews
20 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

The $4 fee per person was not terrible, but the "exhibit" was basically a small hallway. It didn't even take 15 min to get through it and that's with watching 10 min worth of a video. The gift shop however was very nice with lots of neat pirate gear, and it is free to visit. I would probably just stick... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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92 reviews 92 reviews
59 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Read the reviews here and we knew going in that there wasn't much to see here. Like the other attractions on the island it isn't worth making a special trip to see, but if you're already here then it's worth a stop. The admission was cheap and they do have some neat artifacts and historical pirate content. Including the 5... More 

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Hilliard, Ohio
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27 reviews 27 reviews
18 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

My kids love the whole pirate thing...so we thought we'd check this place out. My kids are 11mos,23mos, 4 and 10. Out front there's a couple picture opportunities. We went into the shop most things were over priced but there was a good amount of pirate things . We decided to do the self guided tour, 3 of our kids... More 

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williamsburg, VA
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24 reviews 24 reviews
3 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Pleasantly surprised with our visit here. First, it was was not overpriced tourist trap. If you visit the island, you have to know Blackbeard's history to a small degree and this is agret place to get it. Not too lengthy, hits the high points plus adds some other very interesting exhibits, And yes, there is a small shop in the... More 

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