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The History Place

1008 Arendell Street

The Carteret County Historical Society is a non-profit 501 (c) 3 organization run by volunteers and one full-time paid staff member and one part-time staff member. The museum is free to the public. Hours of operation are Tuesday-Friday plus 1st Saturday of each month from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.  It's supported by donations, grants, fund-raisers and membership dues. The Historical Society publishes a history journal, "The Researcher" twice a year, a bi-monthly newsletter; "the History Place Newsletter", and various books related to Carteret County.

Our mission statement is: To foster and promote public knowledge of, and interest in, the history and culture of the peoples of Carteret County and related areas through the collection, preservation, interpretation, and documentation of written and tangible artifacts.


Paulette Kernodle

Sunday, July 22, 2018
There is not a lot of history exhibit displays in this museum. It isn't a place to go on a field trip. They charge $3.00. It isn't worth it.

Keith Bernauer

Thursday, April 12, 2018
Great place to visit and learn about local history

Pamela Mcmahan

Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017
Love to go in an learn nice to see history

reanae burnette

Saturday, July 15, 2017
Awesome History and a great place for Young couple Wedding!

Elizabeth DiGiuseppe

Friday, July 18, 2014
the shortest answering macine on the face of the planet

The History Place is not affiliated with AmericanTowns Media