Museum of Coastal Carolina
- 21 E Second Street, Ocean Isle Beach, NC 28469
- (910) 579-1016
Walk through the Southeast’s largest "dry aquarium." Customize your own sea creature, with a new interactive exhibit, and scan it into a virtual aquarium. Dig in the fossil pit for shark teeth. View impressive collections of sea shells and shark jaws. Marvel at the wildlife dioramas that depict plants and animals of Coastal Carolina’s ocean reef, barrier islands and Green Swamp. Build mountains or dunes in an interactive augmented reality sandbox and observe water runoff. Hold live sea stars, sea urchins and other animals in the Touch Tank. Visit the Nature’s Treasures Gift Shop for nature-themed items. Attend afternoon and evening family-oriented programs. Programs and hours are seasonal, so call or check the website for current listings.