Home Child Paragraph Play Pause Permanent Exhibit North Carolina Shad Boat Come see the Official State Historic Boat of North Carolina, first built in the early 1880s by George Washington Creef of Roanoke Island. Find out more Rentals Say I Do to History Plan your Business Functions, Wedding Reception, or Holiday Party at the Museum! Find out More Current Exhibits Experience - Explore - Engage Explore the current exhibit offerings being featured at the Museum of the Albemarle Find Out More Left Child Paragraph Featured Exhibits Experience the past firsthand, learning about the people and events which shaped our community. Middle Child Paragraph Plan A Visit Find out more about our museum, including our location, history, and tours. Right Child Paragraph Support the Museum Join us in telling the Albemarle story by volunteering your time, donating to our work, or adopting an artifact. Events - Find out about our upcoming events Child Paragraph View Embed 2Dec Dec 2, 2022 — Elizabeth City, NC *SOLD OUT* Annual Jingle Bells are Rocking Gingerbread Workshop! 3Dec Dec 3, 2022 — Elizabeth City, NC Holiday Open House: Back to 1970s Christmas! "History Happens Here" Left Child Paragraph We Are More Than a Museum! Middle Child Paragraph Welcome to Your Museum Right Child Paragraph How to Support Your Museum Left Child Paragraph Our Mission The Museum of the Albemarle promotes the understanding of history and material culture primarily of the Albemarle Region in which it is located and secondarily for the state of North Carolina for the educational benefit of all people. Through regional collections, historical interpretation, and professional assistance, the museum encourages citizens and visitors to explore and understand the past; to reflect on their own lives and their place in history; and to preserve regional history for future generations. Right Child Paragraph Welcoming Visitors for Over 55 Years!