Providing diverse habitat for many species of birds and wildlife. Refuge system was 100 years old in 2003.
Historic Maritime Site and Museum; Seven Acres, Eight Buildings. Summer Programs, Special Events, Group Tours, and Reenactments - Admission Charged. Website: www.chicamacomico.net; Email: email@example.com
Shipwrecks! Piracy! Underwater Archaeology! Discover the meaning of the Graveyard of the Atlantic; explore significant maritime artifacts, history and the culture of Hatteras Island and the Outer Banks of North Carolina, and learn its impact on local, national & world history. Enjoy fun and educational events and programs! www.GraveyardoftheAtlantic.com
An amazing display of sharks, alligators, river otters and other marine life. See a one-third-scale replica of the USS Monitor in the North Carolina's largest saltwater aquarium. Visitors experience exhibits and educational programs to learn more about our North Carolina's aquatic resources. Events rentals and gift shop. Website: www.ncaquariums.com Featured summer of 2014: Dinosaurs! Animated life-size dinosaurs will be exhibited throughout our Aquarium Nature Trail. This exhibit is pre-historic, educational and a once in a life-time experience for the entire family. Discover dinosaurs, this summer at the Aquarium! Aquarium admission required.
Interactive family attraction that celebrates the first English settlement in America. The centerpiece of the 25-acre island park, adjacent to the Manteo waterfront, is Elizabeth II, a representation of one of the seven English ships from the Roanoke Voyage of 1585. Explore the American Indian Town and learn of the Coastal Algonquian culture. The Roanoke Adventure Museum has 400 years of Outer Banks history. Our Performance series brings entertainment throughout the year in our indoor film theatre and the outdoor pavilion. The fossil pit, Museum Store, Outer Banks History Center and marsh-side boardwalks are free. Open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily ( March 1- December 31). Admission charged. For additional information visit us online at www.roanokeisland.com
A living memorial to the "Lost Colonists". Azaleas, camellias, crape myrtle, annuals, perennials, 16th Century gazebo & ancient statuary. Open year round. Website: www.elizabethangardens.org