Maritime Museum at Southport closes ahead of storm

NC Maritime Museum in Southport

SOUTHPORT — The North Carolina Maritime Museum at Southport will remain closed until further notice to allow staff to prepare the site in advance of Hurricane Dorian, according to a news release.

The museum, which is closed on Mondays as part of its regular schedule, will not open to the public on Tuesday. However, staff will be on-site getting the museum prepared for potential impacts related to Hurricane Dorian. Since tropical storm-force winds are currently forecast for the region as early as Wednesday with the storm passing through on Thursday, the museum will remain closed until further notice.

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Changes to the schedule and additional updates will be posted on the museum’s website and its Facebook page.