The Annual Wooden Boat Show has received top honors from the Southeast Tourism Society. That organization chose the 42nd annual Wooden Boat Show as one of their top events for May 2016 and the North Carolina Maritime Museum's Annual Wooden Boat Show was selected as a “Top 20 Event for the Southeast."
The North Carolina Maritime Museum in Beaufort, NC reflects coastal life and interprets lighthouses and lifesaving stations, the seafood industry, motorboats, and more. Studies in marine life, science, and ecology are available for all ages. The Beaufort museum is the repository for artifacts from Blackbeard's wrecked flagship, Queen Anne's Revenge, among them cannons, grenades, belt buckles and beads.