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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.


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

Redfish Jones

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Samantha Holland

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

The History Place is not affiliated with AmericanTowns Media