21 East 2nd Street
Ocean Isle Beach, NC 28469
Summer Hours: Mondays through Fridays from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Tuesdays and Thursdays until 7:00 pm
Sundays from 12:00 to 4:00 pm
Sept. 7 to December 31
Thursday-Saturday 10:00 am to 4:00 pm and Second Tuesday 5 to 7 p.m. for Sandbar Lectures.
Effective February 24, 2022: In accordance with the latest CDC guidance and Gov. Cooper’s recommendation, fully vaccinated visitors are not required to wear a mask or face covering. For the safety of our staff and guests, face coverings are still recommended for unvaccinated visitors.
Our Mission Statement:
“To inspire curiosity about our unique coastal environment, history, and the broader natural universe through interactive, fun, science-based experiences.”