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DNCR Adverse Weather Closings

 

Due to expected weather conditions, the following venues will be closed or will be opening on a delayed schedule:

State Parks

Please check their websites or social media channels to confirm hours.

Current Park Closures

Historic sites  

Somerset Place State Historic Site - Postponed 50th Anniversary celebration until Friday, October 4th, due to the unknown impact from Hurricane Dorian.

•    Brunswick Town: Open to visitors. No power at visitor’s center.
•    Roanoke Island Festival Park: Closed beginning Sept. 4. 
•    Tryon Palace: closed from Sept. 5.  Plans to open Sept. 10.
•    Historic Bath: closed to the public from Sept. 5. 
•    Somerset Place: Will remain closed through 9/10. 
•    Historic Edenton: operating on limited schedule
 

Please check specific sites websites or social media to confirm hours.

Museums

•    Maritime Museum Southport: Reopening Sept. 10.

•    Maritime Museum-Beaufort: Reopening Sept. 10.

•    Graveyard of the Atlantic: Expect to reopen to visitors Tuesday.
 

Please check their websites or social media to confirm hours.

Aquariums

Please check their websites or social media to confirm hours.

NC Zoo

•    The zoo will offer half price admission from Sept. 4-11 for anyone who evacuated from counties affected by Hurricane Dorian.  Evacuees from Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, and Virginia will be given the half price rate on Zoo Admission by showing a valid ID with current address. Other offers and discounts do not apply.  

Please check their websites or social media to confirm hours.

 

All other venues within the N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources currently are on a normal schedule. Please check with any site you are planning to visit via social media channels (facebook or twitter) for their most up-to-date information. This page will be updated when we recieve more information.