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The Museum of Coastal Carolina – Where Education and Fun Collide

The Museum of Coastal Carolina on Second Street in Ocean Isle Beach gives an in-depth look at local coastal history and is a place that everyone can enjoy. It is the goal of the museum to engage the public and help guests learn about the cultural history, environment and natural science aspects of the Carolina coastal region. There are fascinating exhibits regarding the solar system, planet Earth and the universe as a whole as well.

The museum staff offers educational programs several times a month that cater to different age groups and interests. Guests can feed, interact with and touch marine animals during a Touch Tank Feeding event, participate in a Recycled Art Contest or bring their young ones to a fun-filled story time session.


The entertaining events hosted here are frequently updated. Recently the staff added a gallery of artwork by artist Sharon Bowling, a new puppet theater and the updated Shifting Tides Exhibit. Special screenings of films and unique events like Wine Fest are also great examples of the eclectic offerings at the Museum of Coastal Carolina.

Indeed, locals and visitors alike are encouraged to check out the ever-changing exhibits and special events that the museum provides to the community. At the Museum of Coastal Carolina there is always something new or exciting going on.

Visit the museum at 21 E. Second St., Ocean Isle Beach, NC 28469. Contact one of their friendly staff at 910.579.1016 with any questions and stay up-to-date on the latest happenings by visiting their website.