Shipbuilding Saturday

Event Description

Who loves BBQ? Come visit Kinston for the NC Brew & Que and stop by the museum to learn about nineteenth century shipbuilding techniques. There are activities available for everyone!

How was the massive CSS Neuse constructed 155 years ago? Learn the answer to this question on our Shipbuilding Saturday. Visitors can experience ship building techniques, rope making, knot tying, and the life of a sailor in addition to being able to decorate small replicas of the CSS Neuse for a small fee. Also included will be a special program about NC Naval stores and their importance during the Civil War. Regular admission required.