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Museum of Coastal Carolina

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Address: 21 E Second St, Ocean Isle Beach, NC 28469-7615
Phone Number: 910-579-1016
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The interesting exhibits, dioramas and interactive displays of this museum...

The interesting exhibits, dioramas and interactive displays of this museum depicts the natural history of coastal North and South Carolina.

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We brought our granddaughter here. We learned about shells. There were hands-on exhibits. There was a film about the turtle hatching and their walk to the ocean. They showed all... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Anthony M
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We brought our granddaughter here. We learned about shells. There were hands-on exhibits. There was a film about the turtle hatching and their walk to the ocean. They showed all the wildlife in a beautiful exhibit. She got to put her hands in the horseshoe crab exhibit and touch starfish. There were birds, snakes, sharks and she even put on... More 

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Thank Anthony M
Lincolnton, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our grandsons LOVE this little museum. It's very kid friendly and they have a lot of activities throughout the year for the youngsters. They give the children a scavenger hunt booklet at admission and they have a ball looking for and find the items. The admission prices are excellent plus you can get a year round admission good for the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Please be sure to come here ! A super educational and creative place tgst is entertaining for all ages !

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Susan S, Public Relations Manager at Museum of Coastal Carolina, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting the Museum of Coastal Carolina! We are so pleased that you enjoyed your visit! More 

OIB, NC
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

stop by and learn about the environment of the area. There are programs for children all summer twice a day, all educational and fun.

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Susan S, Public Relations Manager at Museum of Coastal Carolina, responded to this review

We are so pleased you enjoyed your visit at the Museum of Coastal Carolina! More 

Charlotte, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped by on our way out of town, it is a nice little museum with some great hands on learning exhibits. I do think it is a bit pricey and would like to see a better combo deal for the museum and planetarium but overall it was a great experience.

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Thank Rittej01
Susan S, Public Relations Manager at Museum of Coastal Carolina, responded to this review

The Museum of Coastal Carolina does offer a discounted weekly pass for visitors and your receipt offers a $2.00 discount coupon to the Planetarium. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went here on a rainy day and it turned out to be great we had a 15 month old , a 5 year old and two 11 year olds there was fun stuff for everybody they had a scavenger hunt when the oldest three LOVED they actually paid attention to the exhibits they had a big play room with... More 

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Susan S, Public Relations Manager at Museum of Coastal Carolina, responded to this review

We are so pleased that you and your family enjoyed the Museum of Coastal Carolina! More 

Winston Salem, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016

This is a great museum and my kids loved the touch tank with the starfish! Bring the kids here, guys!! Relaxing, fun and educational. :)

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Susan S, Public Relations Manager at Museum of Coastal Carolina, responded to this review

We are so pleased that you and your family enjoyed your visit to the Museum of Coastal Carolina! More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016

Very welcoming museum in the enact of OIB. My kiss really enjoyed the touch tank with starfish, sea urchins, and a few crabs. Also enjoyed an informative presentation about shells.

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Thank Sara D
Susan S, Public Relations Manager at Museum of Coastal Carolina, responded to this review

Isn't the touch tank great? We are so pleased that you and your family enjoyed visiting the Museum of Coastal Carolina! More 

Denver, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016

Great for kids and adults. Very interesting! A treat for all visitors . Must visit while you are there. Well worth it!

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Thank kpoovey2016
Susan S, Public Relations Manager at Museum of Coastal Carolina, responded to this review

The Museum of Coastal Carolina does have beautiful fish! We are so pleased you enjoyed visiting! More 

Mullins, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

Really surprised at the number and quality of exhibits. Extremely kid friendly with relaxed atmosphere. Great staff!!

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Susan S, Public Relations Manager at Museum of Coastal Carolina, responded to this review

We are so pleased that you and the kids enjoyed your visit at the Museum of Coastal Carolina! More 

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