Visit the world’s first Estuarium, one of North Carolina’s most innovative environmental centers. Over 200 exhibits describe our vital estuaries and coastal rivers, including: aquariums with crabs, alligators, and other estuarine life
fun and fascinating artworks and videos
- hands-on interactive displays
- artifacts from life on the Pamlico River
- explorations of hurricanes, stewardship, and estuary health
- special programs on natural and cultural heritage throughout the year
Also enjoy our River Roving boat trips from April through October. Experience the beauty of the Pamlico-Tar River and learn about the maritime heritage of historic Little Washington.
THE ESTUARIUM IS OPEN TUESDAY-SATURDAY FROM 10 AM TO 4 PM.