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Chicamacomico Life-Saving Station Historic Site & Museum

23645 NC Hwy. 12, Rodanthe, NC 27968
+1 252-987-1552
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Coastal Life Saving History

Self guided tour of multiple buildings setup to create life in the late 1800's. The life saving... read more

Reviewed 20 June 2017
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Very informative and educating.

We went as a family for something to do on a rainy day. However found a wonderful, exciting and... read more

Reviewed 14 June 2017
Irene M
Wilmington, North Carolina
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23645 NC Hwy. 12, Rodanthe, NC 27968
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Reviewed 20 June 2017

Self guided tour of multiple buildings setup to create life in the late 1800's. The life saving station story is fascinating. Boats, tools, uniforms, life saving gear are all on display with printed descriptions. Access to all areas of the buildings including up in the...More

Thank jastarks
Reviewed 14 June 2017

We went as a family for something to do on a rainy day. However found a wonderful, exciting and very informative activity with very informed and well prepared tour guides. We went through all the different buildings and homes and given a complete history of...More

Thank Irene M
Reviewed 8 June 2017

The people that worked there were very nice and friendly, and the one person that worked there told us a little bit about each building. I went with my mother and we both thought it was educational and very interesting. The lady who gave us...More

Thank phoenixritchie
Reviewed 4 June 2017

Thanks to Trip Advisor for alerting us to this museum! The day we visited it was staffed by a couple of knowledgeable, very friendly ladies who made sure that we knew where to go and what to do. We watched the video first, all about...More

Thank Jane H
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

My sons are very much into coast guard, planes, firemen and so on. We decided to stop in for a visit and are so glad we did! The ladies working there are extremely kind and courteous. They answered all the questions my children asked and...More

Thank Momoftwo2004
Reviewed 30 May 2017

The staff and exhibits do a great job of expressing the hardships and life of the 'surfmen' of late 19th early 20th centuries.

Thank Dave A
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

My husband and I are in our 50s and learned so much at this wonderful historic site. The attendant gave us so much information to start and the self guided tour and video gave us an extensive idea of the value of these honorable men's...More

Thank SCbelle2
Reviewed 24 May 2017

I didn't expect it to be as interesting as it turned out to be. It was like taking a step into the past when the Outer Banks were really out there and the only way to get there was by boat. The woman working there...More

Thank khickey2017
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Visited Chicamacomico Life Station on vacation. The ladies working were very accommodating and informative. The lady who did our tour was so sweet and had a ton of information on the site. It is a very interesting story and a cool place to visit. Thank...More

Thank bobsprincess64
Reviewed 20 May 2017

We spent a few hours at this historical life saving station. There are several building to tour and many displays within each building. The 2 women who were there were very nice and very informative. It was a hot day and we had our dog...More

Thank Randy G
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23 March 2016|
Response from Hickyburn | Reviewed this property |
Mid April - you can phone them (252) 987-1552