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Roanoke Island Festival Park

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Address: Downtown Manteo, Roanoke Island, Manteo, Roanoke Island, NC 27954
Phone Number: +1 252-475-1506
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9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Activities: Group tours/walking tour
Description: History comes alive with a replica of Elizabeth II's era and...
History comes alive with a replica of Elizabeth II's era and costumed-sixteenth-century characters.
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Set Sail For the New World

We stopped here on check in day on a Saturday morning. We learned so much about the time of the 1st English settlers and the Native Americans who were already in the area.The... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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70 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW via mobile

We stopped here on check in day on a Saturday morning. We learned so much about the time of the 1st English settlers and the Native Americans who were already in the area.The highlight is of course The Elizabeth II. We really enjoyed stepping on the ship and learning from the workers on the ship. Would love to be on... More 

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Springfield
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41 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We stopped here while we were on Roanoke Island and I am so glad we did. It is very reasonable to enter (I think it was $10 or $11 per person) and it is totally worth every penny. There are a lot of interactive things to do here and it's great fun for adults and kids. It has a nice... More 

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El Paso, Texas, United States
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW via mobile

features several interactive displays interesting to adults and younger visitors. The best part of our visit was a walk aboard the Elizabeth I and talking with the reenactor. Not too pricy - 3 adults and two teens cost $28 - just take your time and you'll get your ROI.

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Greenwood, Indiana
4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

The history is interesting, but my kids were only half paying attention and intrigued. It may be because it was hot and later in the afternoon, so I don't want to judge it only on that. It had many things to see and people to interact with. The ship was fun to explore as well. Overall a great deal with... More 

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Birmingham, Alabama
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

Board the replica of the ship that brought the colonists to Roanoke Island in 1587. See an actual village, visit a blacksmith, a baker and the arsonal. A must to do for every age. Beautiful history center with a short historical film. Wonderful walking trails through the wetlands on boardwalks.

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Madison, Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

There is nothing we disliked about this. This is the most loaded $10 you will spend from the outdoor interactive villages to the walk on ship to the amazing interactive museum. Great or small children and old folks as well! Best value in the area! Very cool and will return sometime.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

We enjoyed the coast guard exhibit in addition to seeing how some of the first settlers lived. Our boys really liked the pirate ship...especially when they fired the gun.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Our family traveled with a group of scouts that participated in an overnight lock-in at the museum. The reenactment actresses were fabulous in describing and interpreting the lives and the experiences of the lost colonists. The ship is very interesting and there were hands on activities such as, shooting a "cannon" at the "intruders" off of the Elizabeth II, "blacksmithing",... More 

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Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina
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10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015 via mobile

The museum gift shop has always been one of my favorite stops for interesting crafts as well as a fun gift or too. The kids as well asy husband live to hunt for fossils outside the museum entrance. There are many beautiful walking areas around the park. A history museum tells the tale of Roanoke Island back beyond the 16th... More 

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NC
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Festival Park is a great place to enjoy with the family. (Kids from 12 to 18 may be a bit bored, but smaller ones and the adults will definitely enjoy themselves. Great interactive museum that has tons of interactive exhibits for the kids to play with and touch. The interpretive actors were helpful and fun. A good value for a... More 

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Additional Information about Roanoke Island Festival Park

Address: Address: Downtown Manteo, Roanoke Island, Manteo, Roanoke Island, NC 27954
Phone Number: +1 252-475-1506
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Roanoke Island  >  Manteo
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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