North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island

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Welcome to the North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island! Marvel at the largest collection of sharks in the state. Interact with scuba divers, see an alligator and touch the stingrays as you explore the “Waters of the Outer Banks.” Don’t miss our interactive, hands-on exhibit Sea Turtle Rescue and the Sea Turtle Assistance and Rehabilitation (STAR) Center. Plan your visit now!

We’re adding a brand new roof to Wetlands on the Edge beginning March 23rd.  Come see our new baby alligator and box turtle exhibits while our river otter and alligator exhibits are closed during this construction.

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Directions

Located on Roanoke Island, 3 miles North of Manteo.
374 Airport Rd. Manteo, NC 27954
252-475-2300 or 800-832-3474  x4

Maps and Directions

Exhibit Galleries

  • Coastal Freshwaters
  • Wetlands on the Edge
  • Sea Turtle Assistance & Rehabilitation (STAR) Center
  • Marine Communities
  • Close Encounters
  • Open Ocean
  • Oceans Revealed: Power of the Planet

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Fun Features

Enjoy Special Activities at the Aquarium today!

Enjoy Special Activities    at the Aquarium

 

             Aquarium Renovation Update