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Roanoke Island Festival Park

Category: Parks/Wildlife

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The Outer Banks of North Carolina

An interactive family attraction that celebrates the first English settlement in America. The centerpiece of the 25-acre island park adjacent to Manteo, is, Elizabeth II, a representation of one of the seven English ships from the Roanoke Voyage of 1585. Costumed Elizabethan sailors greet visitors and help them experience sixteenth century seafaring life. Also visit the Settlement site, Roanoke Adventure Museum and see "The Legend of Two-Path" film.

In 2008, the outdoor American Indian Town and Cultural Education Center opens. The town site will offer a wide vareity of activities, including building a dug-out canoe, working a fish trap, planting and harvesting crops and more. The on-site art gallery, fossil pit, museum store, and marsh-side boardwalks are free and open to all.


Location
Across from the Manteo Waterfront and 5 miles from the beaches.


Hours
Open mid-February to December 31. Hours vary seasonally.


Admission
Adult: $8
Student (6 - 17): $5
Child (5 and under): Free
Tickets are good for two consecutive days.


Contact Information
(252) 475-1500
Website