Discover NC's rich maritime history, coastal heritage and marine environments.
Visitors to the NC Maritime Museum in Southport will enjoy a fascinating walk through the maritime history of the Lower Cape Fear region. See a 2,000-year old Native American canoe. Learn about the hiding place for the likes of Blackbeard and other pirates. View exhibits on noted area shipwrecks. The museum programs are designed fun for all ages so stop by during your next Southport-Oak Island vacation.