Museum of the Albemarle
1116 US 17 South
Elizabeth City, NC 27909

FAX 252.335.0637

About the Site

The Museum of the Albemarle, a regional section of the North Carolina Museum of History, promotes the understanding of history and material culture of the Albemarle region and for the state for the educational benefit of all people.

Through regional collections, historical interpretation and professional assistance, the museum encourages citizens and visitors to explore and understand the past; to reflect on their own lives and their place in history; and to preserve regional history for future generations.

This Museum Information Center is provided to help you get the most out of your internet visit to Northeastern North Carolina.

    Hours of Operation: Tuesday - Saturday, 9 AM - 5 PM; Sunday 2 - 5 PM.
    Admission Fees: Free

About the Facilities
  • Gift shop
  • Free parking
  • Public restrooms
  • Exhibits
  • Handicap Accessibility: Site is fully accessible

    Nearest Major Town/City: Elizabeth City

    For Visitor Information:

    About the Programs

    Major Program Areas: Native American, Antebellum, Maritime, Colonial, Civil War/Reconstruction, Modern Era.

    Education Resources:
  • Guided tours
  • On-site interpretive activities
  • Living History events
  • Costumed/period programs
  • Staff interpreters
  • Museum gallery tours
  • Self-guided exhibits
  • Off-site/outreach activities
  • School Tour Requirements:
    • Maximum group size: 50
    • Reservations required.
    • Free admission.
    • 30-45 minute tour.
    • One chaperone for every 15 students recommended.
    • Curriculum-based tours if requested, K-5 and 8th grade.

    Education Coordinator: Howard Draper