Basic Information

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Entrance Fees:

Free Entrance - $0.00

There is no entrance fee collected at Fort Raleigh National Historic Site.

Lindsay Warren Visitor Center

The visitor center of Fort Raleigh National Historic Site, housing immersive exhibits on the Algonquian, the English, the Roanoke Island Freedmen's Colony, the Civil War Battle of Roanoke Island, and Reginald Fessenden. A 17-minute dramatic video on the interaction between the Algonquian and the English is displayed in the visitor center's theater.

The Thomas Hariot Trail
The Thomas Hariot Trail

National Park Service


Fort Raleigh National Historic Site is located on the northern end of Roanoke Island, an island sitting in the sounds west of the chain of barrier islands of North Carolina known as the Outer Banks. The National Historic Site is just a few miles north of the town of Manteo, NC and is open every day of the year except December 25. For additional information or resources in planning your visit to the Outer Banks, please visit the Outer Banks Visitors Bureau.


Last updated: June 19, 2017

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Mailing Address:

Fort Raleigh National Historic Site
1401 National Park Drive

Manteo, NC 27954


(252) 473-2111

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