Home of one of North Carolina’s best-known jurists and politicians built in 1835. Houses the Martin County Tourism Office and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Also part of the new Civil War Trail program in NC.
One of the top field trip destinations in eastern NC for school groups. Museum tells the story of the formation of the Coastal Plain from the birth of the Atlantic Ocean. Large collection of fossils allows visitors to discover ocean life from over 15 million years ago
Bath is the oldest town in NC and recently celebrated its tricentennial (300 years). The site features Palmer-Marsh House (circa 1751), Bonner House (circa 1830), and the Van Der Veer House (circa 1790). Self-guided tours are available which include a free 15-minute video
Historic site in the heart of downtown Beaufort. Guided tours by docents in period costumes through the 18th and 19th centuries. The site includes historic homes, the old jail, the courthouse, and the apothecary. Gift shop with an extensive collection of books, hand-woven rugs, and pottery.
Located in the original Bladenboro Farm Life School established in 1917. The museum preserves the school building and collects and preserves artifacts, photos and manuscripts and works of art for the town of Bladenboro and Bladen County
Features America’s largest collection of washing machines, flat irons, dairy equipment, and music boxes. One of the biggest collections of its kind in the country. Located within the Murfreesboro Historical site.
Excavated ruins of a colonial port town founded in 1726. Nearly a century later during the Civil War, Confederates reconstructed the earthen fortification, Fort Anderson, which is still extremely well preserved.
Restored home of former NC colony treasurer John Burgwin. Restored and decorated with furnishings from the 18th and 19th century. Three gorgeous gardens surround the home. Oldest museum house in southeastern NC.
A Greek Revival style hall was one of the first African-American high schools in the United States. This cultural arts center and museum has exhibits of African masks, an early classroom, and Native Americans
Housed in the former Camden County Jail (circa 1910). Museum is a well-preserved reminder of local methods of incarceration at the turn of the century. It documents the history of Camden County with changing exhibits.
This state-of-the-art facility features two centuries of North Carolina and American art and includes one of the world’s major collections of the romantic color prints of Mary Cassatt. Museum cafe, gift shop, and auditorium for special events.
The state’s oldest history museum. Museum focuses on regional history, cultures, and science. Michael Jordan Discovery Gallery highlights natural history. Extensive Civil War collection has a wonderful diorama of the Second Battle of Fort Fisher in 1865.