Explore Roanoke Island Festival Park

Jerry Blackwelder

Our School Programs at Roanoke Island Festival Park offer several Curriculum Based Tours, partially fulfilling curriculum standards and compliment units focusing on early North Carolina colonization, cultural influences and economy.

During a school tour, a group has the option to visit the Adventure Museum, American Indian Town, Settlement Site, or the Elizabeth II, which is a representation of one of the seven ships sent from England to the New Worlds in 1585, the American Indian Town; Settlement Site or the Roanoke Adventure Museum. Several additional tour options are also available. Upcoming programs include exploration of STEM concepts as they relate to Roanoke Island History.

Climb aboard the Elizabeth II and help set the sails, plot your course and swab the decks!  Explore the American Indian Town. The town features opportunities for guests to learn about the vital and vibrant culture, heritage and traditions of the American Indians in our region. It includes a wide variety of true-to-scale structures, role-play environments, and places to explore, plant, dance, build and play. 

Try a straw and feather bed in the Settlement Site and learn woodworking and games. See the blacksmith fashion his 16th century wares.

 Explore 400 years of Outer Banks history in the interactive Roanoke Adventure Museum.
See the Legend of Two-Path film. Play in the fossil pit and shop in the Museum Store.
All on 25 acres, across from the Manteo waterfront. Picnic tables are available.




Carolina Publishing

PO Box 1155
Matthews, NC 28106

(704) 708-6270