AAA Editor Notes
North Carolina Maritime Museum, 315 Front St., depicts the state's maritime and coastal natural history. Exhibits include artifacts from Blackbeard's flagship, the Queen Anne's Revenge; ship models; a sperm whale skeleton and heart; and displays about the U.S. Life Saving Service, the seafood industry and boatbuilding. Field trips to coastal habitats are offered year-round for tidal flat and salt marsh exploration. Lectures and educational programs and trips are offered; check the museum schedule for information.