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Ocracoke Preservation Museum

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Hwy, Ocracoke, NC 27960
+1 252-928-7375
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Lovely Visit with Debbie

We went by as we always do when on Ocracoke. We buy tickets for the quilt they make every year... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Lithia Springs, Georgia
Take a trip back in time, learn more about the Island

A great experience for Ocracoke History Seekers: you can even sit and watch a video about "the... read more

Reviewed May 17, 2017
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A tiny museum that features the history of Blackbeard, the 18th-century pirate.
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  • Average7%
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Hwy, Ocracoke, NC 27960
+1 252-928-7375
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went by as we always do when on Ocracoke. We buy tickets for the quilt they make every year. Debbie was a wonderful person to talk with and gain additional information about the island.

Thank 1206frequenttraveler
Reviewed May 17, 2017

A great experience for Ocracoke History Seekers: you can even sit and watch a video about "the Ocracoke Brogue." Several exhibits and a gift shop.

Thank Rheadaria
Reviewed April 23, 2017

Always good to revisit old 1900's home displays including the indoor kitchen hand pump, singer foot pedal sewing machine, old hanging pictures, etc.

Thank b0jan76
Reviewed November 29, 2016

Wonderful museum for free! We loved it because we are Coast Guard and there is a small room dedicated to a lot of the CG's influence in the area. Also in another room was a great little exhibit on the Mounted Boy Scouts-the only one...More

1  Thank gjscollins
Reviewed October 13, 2016

This is a well-maintained, convenient property, with many artifacts from the island's history, with narratives (and a video) to explain them. The gift shop has an It is adjacent to the ferry dock, walking distance from everything.

Thank doctorcee409
Reviewed September 15, 2016

The Ocracoke Preservation Museum is in an old Okracoke home and it felt like the long deceased owners had just left there alive and well or that we had stepped back in time for a visit. Interesting collection of items. Be sure to check out...More

Thank angelaohedgepeth
Reviewed September 10, 2016

Just off the free parking lot in town by the harbor and National Parks Service is a historic house with authenic furniture and information about the area. The house also has an exhibition about the sinking of a US merchant ship in WWII. There's a...More

Thank Elaine M
Reviewed September 9, 2016

Really loved this. So much of history saved. Items were well preserved. Could have stayed there longer.

Thank Joyce D
Reviewed August 31, 2016

This is a small museum that would interest people who are interested in local history. I wouldn't go out of my way to come here. It was nice to do something different for an hour.

Thank allboysMom06
Reviewed August 28, 2016

took my dad & daughter who wanted to stop in she had been there on a field trip.. Like taking a step back in time to see how people lived 50-100 years ago, great Deadrise fishing boat on display under cover outside, also a fossil...More

Thank James M
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