What’s Going on at Museum of Coastal Carolina?
Check out the winter and spring calendar at the museum.
The Museum of Coastal Carolina reopens in February on Fridays and Saturdays from 10 am to 3 pm. From March through May 15, the museum will be open on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays from 10 am to 3 pm. Here are the programs for spring 2021.
Touch Tank Feeding
Fridays at 11 am
Children and adults will enjoy watching museum docents feed the animals in the museum’s touch tank.
Saturdays at 11 am
Feb. 13 – Great Backyard Bird
Feb. 27 – Scout Day (all day)
Mar.6 – Flora and Fauna of the Green Swamp
Mar. 13 – What’s in the Water?
Mar. 20 – Air Pollution 101
Mar. 27 – Citizen Science with eco EXPLORE
Apr. 3 – Family Day (special $3/person admission)
Apr. 10 – Behind the Scenes Secrets
Apr. 17 – Sea Grants Coastal Landscapes
Apr. 24 – Sea to Tree
May 1 – Weather Investigators
May 8 – Lighthouses of NC
May 15 – Mission to Space
Start time is 6 pm
Mar. 9 – Living in Future’s Past (movie)
Apr. 13 – How the Nazis Made NASA presented by Brett Riggs
May 11 – Hurricanes
New exhibits at the museum include the Sargasso Sea exhibit, the Civil War Cannonball exhibit and new artwork by local artist Joyce Houle. Houle’s artwork is for sale. A meet-the-artist reception with Houle on Feb. 5 at noon at the museum.
Want to go?
Museum of Coastal Carolina
21 E. Second Street, Ocean Isle Beach
Admission is free for members. Non-member admission is $9.50 for adults, $8.50 for seniors (62 and older), $7.50 for children (ages 3 to 12) and free for ages 2 and younger.