THE EAST CARTERET HIGH SCHOOL MARINERS MARCHING BAND EXHIBIT opened NOVEMBER 26! Whether you were a member or a booster you will want to see it. You can still help improve the exhibit by purchasing a $60 two year pass and/or donate /loan memorabelia. 

Everything old is new again at History Museum of Carteret County (formerly, the History Place), whose mission is to capture, preserve, and present the heritage of Carteret County, North Carolina

The facility houses exhibits, the Rodney B. Kemp Gallery with special displays, the Jack Goodwin Research Library, and the Museum store. The History Museum auditorium and conference room can be rented for weddings, receptions or other special events. Call or visit us to get a rental form.

The History Museum houses an extensive collection of textiles, period clothing, furniture, military memorabilia, glassware and artwork, representing Carteret County residents. The library has more than 10,000 books, publications and an extensive photo file documenting the history of Carteret County. The genealogy materials and the Civil War history collections are especially notable. Year-round programs, seminars and musical events keep Carteret County history fresh and alive. The lecture series with local storyteller Rodney Kemp is a local favorite.​​



1008 Arendell Street - Morehead City, NC 28557

Hours of Operation:
Tuesday through Friday 10 AM to 4 PM

1st Saturday 10 AM to 4 PM
Admission for non-members
Ages 5-18 
$1   /    ​under 5 free

​Historical Society Membership
Individual .... $25
Couple  ....$30
Family ....$35