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Address: 935 Irvin Garrish Highway, Ocracoke, NC 27960
Phone Number: 252 928 1718
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Teach's Hole Blackbeard Exhibit is a unique attraction devoted to all...

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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We waited till after 1 PM for it to open (off season) and spent about an hour reading the display placards & watching a video. There is a well equipped curio shop as well. The... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 19, 2015
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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129 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2015

We waited till after 1 PM for it to open (off season) and spent about an hour reading the display placards & watching a video. There is a well equipped curio shop as well. The entrance fee is discounted to seniors. Very nice, clean restrooms.

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Clyde, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2015

Don't get the title wrong, I did enjoy it but i did expect allot more from a building with Blackbeard's name on it. Its enjoyable, informative and a great place for souvenirs. kids will love it. Don't skip the photo opportunity

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Thank funinthesun28721
Lynchburg, Virginia
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24 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015

I am an adult, I enjoyed the exhibit but seems a little hokey for an adult but it was fun. I did buy some items.

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Horseheads, New York
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29 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

If you want to learn about Blackbeard (Teach) this is worth the stop. The admission is low, and the display does show a great history of what Blackbeard did in the area. Gift shop is very touristy, but the displays are worth a visit.

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Currituck, North Carolina
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104 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015 via mobile

This is a nice store for the kids. They will enjoy the pirates merchandice and the pirate history. This is not something that will take forever but is entertaining for the kids to pass the time

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Thank Greg C
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015 via mobile

We had a great time at Teach's Hole. The exhibit is fun and informational, the shop has lots of piratey goodies, and the customer service is above and beyond. Thanks to Mickey for coming out in pre-hurricane conditions - this really made our day!

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Calhoun, Georgia
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9 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015

It's not just information on pirates that children will find interesting. It's more of a family thing. Small, but well done.

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Beaufort, North Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015

Good if you have kids. Not so cool for couple. I think it is really a tourist trap or a local family.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 via mobile

My kiddo likes to stop here to purchase his pirate supplies. The museum area is small but cool to check out. The history of the area is quite interesting.

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Somerset, Pennsylvania
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23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

You might drive by thinking this is a small and insignificant tourist trap..Oh but you are so wrong. Very well done and interesting..We spent a very long time reading everything.I would go back again just to read and remember what I forgot. Really explains the history of the area and give you so many insights the character of Blackbeard. A... More 

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