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North Carolina Aquariums

The Aquariums were established in 1976 to promote an awareness, understanding, appreciation and conservation of the diverse natural and cultural resources of North Carolina’s ocean, estuaries, rivers, streams and other aquatic environments. Visit all three!

Roanoke Island

374 Airport Road, Manteo, NC, 27954,
Toll Free: 800-832-3474 ext. 4

Pine Knoll Shores

1 Roosevelt Blvd., Pine Knoll Shores, NC 28512,
Toll Free: 800-832-3474 ext. 3

Fort Fisher

900 Loggerhead Road, Kure Beach, NC, 28449,
Toll Free: 800-832-3474 ext. 2

Jennette’s Pier

7223 South Virginia Dare Trail, Nags Head, NC, 27959,
Toll Free: 800-832-3474 ext. 6

Division Office/Aquarium Society
3125 Poplarwood Ct. Suite 160, Raleigh, NC, 27604
Toll Free: 800-832-FISH (3474) Fax: 919-981-5224

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Hours & Fees

Daily 9 a.m.–5 p.m. year-round

Closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day

Adults: Ages 13–61: $10.95*
Seniors: Ages 62+: $9.95*
Military: $9.95*
Children: Ages 3–12: $8.95*
*tax not included
No charge for children 2 and under, registered N.C. school groups and N.C. Aquarium Society Members

The Aquariums are wheelchair-accessible.


<strong>Jennette's Pier</strong><br /> Our 1,000 ft. pier at Nags Head OBX <strong>Roanoke Island</strong><br /> Explore… The Waters of the Outer Banks <strong>Pine Knoll Shores</strong><br /> Journey... From the Mountains to the Sea <strong>Fort Fisher</strong><br /> Discover...The Waters of the Cape Fear