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Elizabeth II State Historic Site

. Description:   A 27-acre North Carolina State Site and cultural center, celebrating history, education and the arts. Step aboard the Elizabeth II, a representative 16th century sailing vessel. Visit with soldiers in the Settlement Site. The Roanoke Adventure Museum explores 400 years of Outer Banks history.  View the 50 minute docudrama, The Legend of Two-Path. Experience a new artist each month in The Art Gallery. Shop the Museum Store for a unique gift. Special summer performances.  Stroll our boardwalks, through natural marshes, and observe our hidden beauty and quite surroundings. (text courtesy of Roanoke Island Festival Park, 3/7/2005)
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How to find: 
1 Festival Park
Manteo, NC 27954

Parent Organization:
North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources
Phone 252 475-1500
Roanoke Island Festival Park
Dates 2007 (Festival Park) Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
Feb 19-Apr 1, Nov-Dec 9 - 5 9 - 5 9 - 5 9 - 5 9 - 5 9 - 5 9 - 5
Apr 1-Nov 1 9 - 6 9 - 6 9 - 6 9 - 6 9 - 6 9 - 6 9 - 6
Season Closed Nov 22, Dec 24,25,26
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
As of OCT 2007





tickets good for 2 consecutive days under 6 free 6-17 $5  $8   10+ 25% discount with reservation
Special Fees: Children's performances $3  Additional Roanoke Island  and Queen's Passes at higher cost
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Reservation Contact: 
252 475-1500 ext 253
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On Site Features:
What kind of visit you can have:  Visitor center, art gallery, and the Elizabeth II, a 69 foot recreation of a 16th century ship. Interpreters on tell sea stories,
Big Events:   Suggested Stay:
Period 16th-20th century Type of Site Naval
Buildings: Elizabeth II, Museum
Interpreters: Craftspeople:
Special Programs:
Kid Friendly:
On Site Amenities:
Eating Name/Capacity Hours Type of food
Shopping Shop Merchandise Hours
Name Museum shop Native American beadwork, crafts by local artists, nautical items, toys (252) 475-1500 ext. 252


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Athletic Facilities      
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Nearby Attractions:
towns: 16 mi Wanchese, Nags Head, Kill Devil Hills, Kitty Hawk, Stumpy Point





Fort Raleigh National Historic Site  Historic Place
North Carolina Aquarium on  Roanoke Island  Science
Wright Brothers National Memorial  Specialty Museum
  Details are on the way, but in the meantime, you can find addresses, descriptions, URLs and more at our sister site,
Museum of the Albemarle   502 E Colonial Ave # A
Elizabeth City, NC 27909
Tel: (252) 335-9354


Outdoor Recreation  
Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge .

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Nearby Places to Stay:

Cypress Cove Campgrounds 818 US Highway 64 and 264
Manteo NC 27954
252 473-5231

Bed & Breakfast

First Colony Inn 6720 S Virginia Dare Trail
Nags Head NC 27959
252 441-2343
Jockey's Ribs B&B 3948 S Virginia Dare Trail
Nags Head NC 27959
252 441-1141
Manteo B&B 306 Ananias Dare Street
Manteo NC 27954
252 473-4952
Roanoke Island Inn 305 Fernando Street
Manteo NC 27954
252 473-5511
Scarborough B&B 323 Fernando Street
Manteo NC 27954
252 473-3849
Tranquil House Inn 405 Queen Elizabeth Avenue
Manteo NC 27954
252 473-1404
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White Doe Inn 319 Sir Walter Raleigh Street
Manteo NC 27954
252 473-9851
Island House of Wanchese B&B 104 Old Wharf Road
Wanchese NC 27981
252 473-5619
Ocean Inn 303 Admiral Street
Nags Head NC 27959
252 441-8466
White Egret 1057 Colington Road
Kill Devil Hills NC 27948
252 441-7719
Hotel/Motel > Click Here For Online Hotel Bookings
Dare Haven Motel 819 North Main Highway
Manteo NC 27954
252 473-2322
Duke of Dare Motel Lodge 100 South Highway 64
Manteo NC 27954
252 473-2175
Elizabethan Inn 814 South Highway 64
Manteo NC 27954
Island Motel 706 US Highway 64
Manteo NC 27954
252 473-2434
Scarborough Inn 524 Highway 64
Manteo NC 27954
252 473-3979
Beacon Motor Lodge Inc 2617 S Virginia Dare Trail
Nags Head NC 27959
252 441-5501
Blue Heron Motel 6811 S Virginia Dare Trail
Nags Head NC 27959
252 441-7447
First Colony Inn 6720 S Virginia Dare Trail
Nags Head NC 27959
252 441-2343
Carolinian Ocean Front Hotel 2313 S Virginia Dare Trail
Nags Head NC 27959
252 441-7171
Colonial Inn 3329 S Virginia Dare Trail
Nags Head NC 27959
252 441-7308
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