Mission Statement

The Ocean Isle Museum Foundation, Inc. (OIMF) is a non-profit organization with two facilities, the Museum of Coastal Carolina and Ingram Planetarium.

It shall be the mission of the Ocean Isle Museum Foundation, Inc. to stimulate the general public’s interest in and understanding of the natural science, environment, and cultural history of the coastal region of the Carolinas, as well as a broader understanding of our earth, our solar system, and our universe, by providing quality educational features for both the public and school students through activities and exhibits.