Museum of the Sea

Cape Hatteras National Seashore, Near Frisco, North Carolina

Museum of the Sea does not offer reservations through Please take a look at the area details below for more information about visiting this location. Enjoy your visit!


About 50 miles south of the seashore's north entrance is the Hatteras Island Visitor Center and Museum of the Sea in Buxton, NC. The Museum of the Sea is within the historic Cape Hatteras Lighthouse Double Keepers' Quarters. The two-floor museum contains exhibits on Outer Banks history and natural history. A small audiovisual room provides video presentations, available upon request. Between the Park Store and the Museum of the Sea stands the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse.

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