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Wild Horse Museum

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Address: 1129 Corolla Village RD, Corolla, NC 27927
Phone Number: 252-453-8002
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Located in the restored 1901 Old Corolla Schoolhouse, the Wild Horse Museum...

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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We learned a lot in this little museum. Enjoyed watching the video and walking through the gift shop.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Brenda B
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Carneys Point, New Jersey
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Carneys Point, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We learned a lot in this little museum. Enjoyed watching the video and walking through the gift shop.

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Duluth, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a wonderful place to learn about the wild horses! Go by and learn about the horses and make a donation to keep them in the Outer Banks!

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Thank Tammy F
Richmond, Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I really enjoyed visiting here to learn more about the wild horses. They have a nice gift shop as well, priced reasonably.

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Thank Shari M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The exhibits are small and a bit cerebral, so I was glad I was alone and not with my toddler, but for older kids this would be great. Just from looking at the exhibits you can get most of the history of the herd and some development history of the banks. There was a video playing while I was there.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

we visited as a family of 6, ranging from 53 to 12 yrs old. everyone seemed to have fun, i would recommend to a.ny horse lovers

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Thank Rick M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

On a recent family holiday to the coast of North Carolina, we decided to stop by the Wild Horse museum/ Wild Horse Fund. As someone who has been a horse nut since I was 7 years old, I was taken aback by the knowledge the staff had. They were helpful, kind, and enthusiastic about the cause. We ended up taking... More 

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Thank Marlee W
Pinehurst, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016

On Friday's they have the Mascot at the museum so you can see what your funds are supporting. The history of these horses is fascinating and the gift shop items are nice quality items.

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Forest, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

Always fun to stop in and chat with the folks at the shop. Also, proceeds from sales of merchandise and tours are used to sustain the wild horse herd.

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Thank douglasj674
Auburn, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

The gentleman at the museum was so informative about the history of the area and Spanish Mustangs. The museum is an easy walk from the lighthouse. It's very small and quaint in the small village.

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Thank Lorogers248
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016

Head over to Corolla Village and check out the free Corolla Wild Horse Fund museum and gift shop. Here you can learn the history and legacy of the Colonial Spanish Mustangs who have been on the island for nearly 500 years. An optional off road adventure with a guide who is actually cares for the herd is available for a... More 

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