Friday, October 26, 2007



The grand opening of the Museum of the Albemarle’s Discovery Room will be held on Sunday, November 4, 2007 from 2:00 to 4:00 pm.

The Discovery Room offers families a rich experience in this hands-on interactive gallery designed just for them. It’s “please-touch” motto invites children and their parents to learn first-hand about life in the past. The theme of the room reflects the various segments of the main gallery “Our Story” and will change periodically. “Experience Colonial Times” is the first installment of the Discovery Room encounter. Reproduction items allow families to try their hand at chores, games and toys, food ways, music and even try-on clothes from this era of American history. Future galleries include “Experience The Age of Pirates” and “Experience Life on an Albemarle Farm”.

You're invited to join the Grand Opening, to enjoy refreshments and to discover how much fun a history museum can be.

The Museum of the Albemarle is located at 501 South Water Street, Elizabeth City, NC. Serving Bertie, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Gates, Hertford, Hyde, Northampton, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, and Washington counties, the museum is the northeast regional history museum of the North Carolina Division of State History Museums. Department of Cultural Resources, State of North Carolina.

FMI Contact: Thomas Spagnol @ (252) 335-1453

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