History becomes tangible at the Museum Store in the form of books, CDs, DVDs, and toys for children, such as sea life stuffed animals and old-fashioned wooden toys. Visitors will enjoy browsing the collection of books on genealogies, graveyards, poetry, pirates, and history of Carteret County. The store offers music CDs...more about The History Place
Because Morehead City, NC, is the largest of the Crystal Coast cities, shopping here is plentiful and varied. Find several of your favorite national chain stores on the western end of town in shopping centers such as Cypress Bay, Morehead Marketplace, Morehead Plaza, and others along Arendell Street (also known as, Highway 70). Cypress Bay, near Walmart, is home to Hobby Lobby, Belk, The Hallmark Store, Rue 21, Best Buy and other popular shops. Across Highway 70 from the Cypress Bay Shopping Center you will find Dick’s Sporting Goods, T.J. Maxx’s, Shoe Carnival, Bed, Bath & Beyond, Ashley’s Furniture and other national chains. Olympus Dive Center is located downtown Morehead City and offers a full line of diving equipment with experts on hand to help with your selection. If you are shopping for items unique to the coast or to North Carolina, stop in at The History Place Museum Store for a selection of books about everything from graveyards to pirates, a selection of music, and more. Local artwork is plentiful on the Crystal Coast. Carolyn Temple of Coastal Image Photography offers exceptional work that captures memories of loved ones for a lifetime. Carolina Artist Studio Gallery, Inc., Arts & Things, and Waterfront Junction are located downtown. Bridges Street Pottery features outstanding work of local craftsmen.