10:30am - 3:30pm
TUESDAYS - SATURDAYS
Visit the world’s first Estuarium, one of North Carolina’s most innovative environmental centers.
See more than 200 exhibits that describe our vital estuaries and coastal rivers, including:
Aquariums with crabs and other estuarine life
Fun and fascinating artworks
Hands-on, interactive displays
Artifacts from life on the Pamlico River
Explorations of hurricanes and sea level rise
Pamlico River boat tours
Special programs on natural and cultural heritage.
$3 Children K-12
Free for children under 5 (unless with group)
The Estuarium is located at
223 E. Water St., Washington, NC 27889
THE ESTUARIUM IS CLOSED ON JULY 4.
People, plants, and animals all depend on our estuaries. Your generous gift helps us preserve the waterways that are a way of life in Eastern North Carolina. We are a small operation, so every little bit goes a long way.
Thank you for your help!
IN THE NEWS
The Estuarium Welcomes Back Visitors
The North Carolina Estuarium in Washington is welcoming back visitors after being closed for months due to COVID-19.
Following Governor Roy Cooper’s phase 2.5 restrictions, only 20 people are allowed inside at a time, and masks are required for visitors ages 12 and up.
ARTIST OF THE MONTH
We love field trips! Teachers, give us a call today and plan your fun, educational class outing, complete with special programming for your group.
BOOK YOUR NEXT EVENT
From weddings to parties to meetings, we have the beautiful space with gorgeous views to fit your needs.
Contact us at 252-948-0000 for rates and details.