Hatteras, North Carolina: Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum

Fittingly built in a spot where a large quantity of ships have sunk.

Hatteras Village

59200 Museum Dr., Hatteras, NC
In Hatteras Village, the southernmost community on Hatteras Island. Just south of the ferry terminal on Hwy 12.
Apr-Oct. M-Sa 10-4; Nov-Mar. M-F 10-4 (Call to verify)
Free, donations appreciated.
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Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum.

Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum

Museum of artifacts from different shipwrecks along the Outer Banks coastline. Also has the original light from the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse. There's a gift shop on site with some very nice items.

[Etta Miller, 05/15/2014]
Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum still underwater

A half-finished ship-shaped building in Hatteras Village, NC may never house the complete Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum unless more funds are raised, according to recent news reports. Since 1999, work has progressed to create a unique public home in the Outer Banks on the southern tip of Hatteras Island telling the story of myriad sunken wrecks.... [08/12/2003] Complete News Story

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