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Graveyard of the Atlantic
Post Office Box 284
Hatteras, NC  27943-0191
Phone (252) 986-2995  
Fax (252) 986-1212

Museum Hours:
Monday - Saturday
10:00am - 4:00pm
Free Admission to the Public
Donations Appreciated

 
 


 


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Hatteras Island Museum at Graveyard of the AtlanticThe maritime heritage and shipwrecks of the North Carolina Outer Banks are vital resources for understanding local, regional, and national history. Long ignored, this legacy is in danger of being lost
forever.  It is imperative that this rich past be preserved and interpreted for present and future generations.
 

The Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum is a public, non-profit, educational institution. The Museum is dedicated to the preservation, advancement and presentation of the maritime history and shipwrecks of the North Carolina Outer Banks from the earliest periods of exploration and/or colonization to the present day, with particular emphasis in the periods from 1524 to 1945. The Museum preserves, researches, exhibits and interprets its collections for the benefit of the general public and specialized audiences. The Museum serves its diverse audiences in order to inspire appreciation, encourage discovery, and promote and an active, responsible understanding of the maritime heritage of the Outer Banks itself and in relation to that of the United States and the broader history of seafaring.
 

Graveyard of the Atlantic - Museum Artifacts

Graveyard of the Atlantic - Museum Artifacts

Graveyard of the Atlantic - Museum Artifacts
Graveyard of the Atlantic - Museum Artifacts

Graveyard of the Atlantic - Museum Artifacts

Graveyard of the Atlantic - Museum Artifacts
   

 


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