NC Estuarium

223 E Water Street Washington NC 27889 Phone: 252-948-0000 Website:
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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.

Categories: Aquarium, Environmental Center