Things to Do in Manteo, NC: Museums

Significant parts of Manteo’s and the Outer Banks’ histories are preserved and showcased for the public to discover at the museums on Roanoke Island. Through exhibits, displays, models, artifacts, historic sites and interactive things to do in Manteo, NC, facts and details about the Outer Banks’ colonies, abolitionist activities, nautical heritage, aquatic and coastal ecosystems and more are brought to life. 

Roanoke Island Festival Park

Museums in Manteo, NC
1 Festival Park, across from the Manteo Waterfront, Manteo
(252) 475-1500

Experience a new adventure in an old world at Roanoke Island Festival Park. This 25-acre historic site allows guests of all ages to experience first-hand what life was like for the first English settlers in 1585. Historic costumed interpreters are featured through Indian Town, the Settlement Site and the Elizabeth II ship to show and tell how the first settlers lived worked and played on... read more

Experience a new adventure in an old world at Roanoke Island Festival Park. This 25-acre... read more