Visit the Outer Banks History Center

Exterior of the Outer Banks History Center

Contact Information

Phone: (252) 473-2655
Fax: (252) 473-1483
Email: obhc@ncdcr.gov

Staff List and Contact Information 

Mailing Address

P.O. Box 250
Manteo, NC 27954 

Physical Location

1 Festival Park Boulevard
Manteo, NC 27954 

Hours

The Outer Banks History Center is open Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., excluding state holidays. Researchers are encouraged to call ahead as the History Center occasionally closes due to exigencies of weather.
 

Holidays

The Outer Banks History Center is closed on official state holidays, which are:

  • New Year's Day
  • Martin Luther King Jr.'s Birthday
  • Good Friday
  • Memorial Day
  • July 4
  • Labor Day
  • Veterans Day (November 11)
  • Thanksgiving (Thursday, Friday, and Saturday)
  • Christmas (usually December 24-26)

Map

The Outer Banks History Center is located across from the Manteo waterfront within the Roanoke Island Festival Park complex and is accessible from Highway 64/264.