Frequently Asked Questions

When is The Museum open?
Tuesday-Friday: 10:00-4:30
Saturday and Sunday: 1:00-4:00

How much are tickets?
Admission is free!

Can I view the collection online?
Yes, feel free to browse through our collection.

Are pets allowed?
Sorry, no pets allowed unless they are Licensed Service Animals.

Can I use my phone?
Yes, we just ask that you please don’t use flash.

Do you offer guided tours?
Yes, please call us at (252)758-1946 or email us at for more information!

Does The Museum offer classes?
Yes, please call us at (252)758-1946 or email us at for more information!


Do you provide volunteer opportunities?

Yes, we do! Please call our office at (252)758-1946 or email

Does my membership run from the time I joined or by calendar year?
Your membership runs from the time you signed up.

How can I get on the mailing list?
Become a member! We send out a quarterly newsletter, The Museum Muse, and you will also receive frequent emails from us regarding upcoming events, exhibitions, and classes!

How much are tickets for receptions?
Receptions are free! However for events like our Fine Arts Ball, tickets must be purchased to attend.

Can I rent out The Museum? Can I have my wedding at The Museum?
Yes and yes! Weddings and formal dinners default to our Option One package. Please call, (252)758-1946 or email us,, to find out more information.