Whalehead in Historic Corolla

1100 Club Rd.
Corolla, NC 27927- Map It
(252) 453-9040

AAA Editor Notes

Whalehead in Historic Corolla is off SR12N at 1100 Club Rd., in Historic Corolla Park. The Art Nouveau structure, built 1922-25, was the home of waterfowl hunting enthusiasts Mr. & Mrs. E.C. Knight, Jr. Said to be the first residence on the Outer Banks to contain a basement, elevator and swimming pool, the structure features original cork floors, “corduroy” walls and Tiffany light fixtures. A boathouse, boat basin and footbridge are on the grounds. Guided tours are available. Time: Allow 1 hour minimum.
$7; $5 (ages 6-12, ages 55+ and active military with ID); free (ages 0-5 and injured military). A variety of specialty house tours, children’s programs and park programs also are offered; phone for prices.
Hours: Mon.-Sat. 11-4. Phone ahead to confirm schedule and to reserve specialty tours. Closed major holidays.