Museum of The Albemarle

  • 501 S Water St
  • Elizabeth City, NC 27909
  • (252) 335-1453

Located on Highway 17 South in Elizabeth City, is home to permanent and temporary galleries featuring the story of the people who dwelled in the Albemarle region from the Native Americans and African-Americans to the first English-speaking colonists, adventurers, fishermen and farmers. Serves as a regional museum branch of the North Carolina Museum of History.

Elizabeth City State University Planetarium

  • 1704 Weeksville Rd
  • Elizabeth City, NC 27909
  • (252) 335-3759

Located on the campus of Elizabeth City State University, presents multimedia productions under the stars on a variety of topics including: space exploration, science fiction, current astronomy and laser shows. Reservations are required with a minimum group size of 10.

Port Discover

  • 613 E Main St
  • Elizabeth City, NC 27909
  • (252) 338-6117

Hands-on science center for kids and their families to explore and interact with the science around them.


Elizabeth City Historic District Walking Tour