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Havelock Tourist & Event Center

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Address: 201 Tourist Center Dr, Havelock, NC 28532-9495
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+1 252-444-4348
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Small but its free!

It has airplane models outside of the center where tourist can take picture. It has a garden view outside. Inside there are small models of aircrafts displayed inside a glass... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
HuwanaB
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Muntinlupa, Philippines
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Muntinlupa, Philippines
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

It has airplane models outside of the center where tourist can take picture. It has a garden view outside. Inside there are small models of aircrafts displayed inside a glass. There is also an aircraft seat for taking pictures. It is educational and it is free.

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Havelock, North Carolina
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19 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

As a family of aviators (Navy and Marines), we love to teach our boys as much as we can about that history... While the main focus of this facility is to offer maps and discounts (which can be great if you are from our out of town), we love seeing the old planes dangling from the ceiling - and teaching... More 

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Thank Tammy E
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13 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 November 2016

Our company attended a meeting at the Center. The space was great and it was nice to have a place convenient to the hotels near by. The staff were great and provided what we needed for the event. It is a good spot for a meeting as it is also convenient to the Marine Corps Base and it makes it... More 

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Thank glen a
South Carolina
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210 reviews
80 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 November 2016

There are some aircraft outside, and a few exhibits inside but not much to see all in all. However, we did pick up some brochures and spoke with the lady at the desk who was very helpful in pointing us in several directions of things to do in the area.

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Thank bwodom
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13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 October 2016

I walked from my Hotel (holiday Inn) since this tourist and event center was behind the hotel. There was a few aircraft on display out front and some models and posters inside talking about the aircraft there at MCAS Cherry Point. There is a good history lesson about the area that my son and I thought was interesting. I would... More 

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Havelock, North Carolina
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19 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2016

Waste of time if you are going to look at displays. They do have some of course, but they aren't very well done.

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Thank J I
Lakehurst, New Jersey
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115 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

There is a gym and three Pokestops at this location that attract many Pokemon enthusiasts day and night! Gotta catch 'me all!

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Thank the-way-2-go
Maryland
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65 reviews
45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 June 2016

We stopped here and viewed the various aircraft they had on display. The curator was very helpful on recommending places to eat and things to see.

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Thank pgmovie
Salt Point, New York
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209 reviews
77 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2016

It looks like a nice place. They were having an exhibit of Marine aircraft and had several outside. We looked at them as well as a memorial to service members. Plenty of parking and a welcoming looking building

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Thank Leigh T
Murfreesboro, Tennessee
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42 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2016 via mobile

Visited on a cold winter weekend day, nice displays and information about the city of Havelock plus Cherry Point base. Also info available on any part of North Carolina. Our first time to this city so it was a good stop and free. Nice bathroom facility.

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