Director Maylon White of the North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island displays photos of new Gov. Pat McCrory and Secretary of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources John E. Skvarla III in the Aquarium lobby. The state’s three public Aquariums are administered by the North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources.
The state-operated Aquariums are located along the North Carolina coast; one on Roanoke Island near Manteo, another in Pine Knoll Shores near Atlantic Beach, and a third at Fort Fisher near Wilmington. The Aquariums’ mission is to inspire appreciation and conservation of North Carolina’s aquatic environments. The theme of the Aquarium on Roanoke Island is “Waters of the Outer Banks.”
The Aquarium on Roanoke Island is at 374 Airport Road, just north of Manteo. Admission is $8 for ages 13-61; $7 ages 62 and up; $6 ages 3-12, and children ages 2 and under and N.C. Aquarium Society Members are admitted free.
For more information about the Aquariums, visit ncaquariums.com, or visit the Aquarium on Roanoke Island on Facebook.