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Chicamacomico Life-Saving Station Historic Site & Museum

23645 NC Hwy. 12, Rodanthe, NC 27968
+1 252-987-1552
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Made history lesson fun for young and old!

Thanks to Trip Advisor for pointing us to this museum! The museum was staffed with 2 wonferful... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Tina K
via mobile
A terrific place to visit on an Outer Banks Vacation

My family has traveled to the Outer Banks for decades, and I really enjoy the history there. I've... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
David J
New York City, New York
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23645 NC Hwy. 12, Rodanthe, NC 27968
+1 252-987-1552
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Thanks to Trip Advisor for pointing us to this museum! The museum was staffed with 2 wonferful ladies very passionate about the museum. They were amazing at just knowing wjst to do to get the kuds imvokved and now, even over a month later, we...More

Thank Tina K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My family has traveled to the Outer Banks for decades, and I really enjoy the history there. I've visited a number of sites there, including the lighthouses at Ocracoke and Hatteras, The Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum and the British cemeteries in Buxton and Ocracoke....More

Thank David J
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We learned lots from this tour. There was a short film and a house tour, we loved all the décor in the house. Saw the old boat that the men used to rescue people with. Loved looking out from the top. Great views. Very informative!...More

Thank Sunny0807
Reviewed 15 July 2017

An intact life saving station grounds with well done displays of artifacts, history, and stories of the surf lifesaving station network across the US coast, including a number of notable wrecks. I appreciated all of it, but particularly one display on the actual restoration and...More

Thank Teresa R
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Stopped in while taking a break from the sun and surf. Great piece of OBX and American history. All the staff are volunteers. Very nice people. The museum consists of a main building and 3 others buildings. There is a 20 minute video when you...More

Thank JRod69
Reviewed 12 July 2017

My 17 year old son, my boyfriend and I visited the museum and we are so glad we did! We had driven by it several times and looked it up on trip advisor to get the skinny - and as usual tripadvisor was spot on!...More

Thank butterflie04
Reviewed 11 July 2017

We really enjoyed the tour. The staff was very friendly and the self guided tours were a great learning opportunity about the history of the community and its long association with the Coast Guard.

1  Thank Gary A
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Give yourself plenty of time, it's a great learning experience. We learned much about the life saving service and the coast guard. A great find and neat getaway from the scorching beach!

Thank Jordan S
Reviewed 29 June 2017

This building complex (oldest dating back to 1874) tells the story of the crews who saved thousands of lives when ships were wrecked off the OBX coastlines (ocean & sound sides). Lots of artifacts dating back to the 19th century. Fascinating exhibits with interesting drawings...More

Thank Kathy R
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

Great learning experience for young children and adults that love learning and history. Had a great time.

Thank ReefDonkey23
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23 March 2016|
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Mid April - you can phone them (252) 987-1552