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Port Discover is located at 611 East Main Street in Elizabeth City, North Carolina. Admission to Port Discover is $5 for the first child and $2 for each additional child. Children under the age of 1 and adults are free.

Convenient on-street parking is available. A number of free municipal parking lots are also located nearby.

Elizabeth City is conveniently located in northeastern North Carolina, 45 minutes from the Outer Banks, less than one hour from Norfolk, Virginia, and three hours from Raleigh. For more information about visiting Elizabeth City, visit

Port Discover is currently closed and undergoing renovations. We will be having a Grand Re-Opening event on February 2, 2019. Please follow us on Facebook for updates and happenings leading up to our Grand Re-Open event.

Visitor Information:
A visit to charming Elizabeth City makes a great daytrip or weekend getaway. For information on what to see and where to go, contact:

Port Discover:Northeastern North Carolina's Center for Hands-On Science

611 E. Main St. Elizabeth City, NC 27909 (252) 338-6117

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