About Us

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.

501 South Water Street | Elizabeth City, N.C. 27909 | (252) 335-1453

Which Counties Make up the Albemarle Region?

We're part of a larger family

The Museum of the Albemarle is part of the Division of State History Museums in the Office of Archives and History of the N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources.

NCDNCR is led by Secretary D. Reid Wilson.