With the opening Tuesday of the Ocracoke Island Discovery Center, Cape Hatteras National Seashore has another venue to help visitors plan their trip and display educational exhibits.
The Ocracoke Island Discovery Center will be open from 9 a.m.-noon. and 1-4 p.m., seven days a week.
The Ocracoke Island Discovery Center is the new name for the renovated building that formerly served as the Ocracoke Island Visitor Center at the southern end of the village.
Inside the building, visitors can experience exhibits that include a slideshow of historic photographs, a children’s activity corner, touch-and-feel table and information desk.
Some of the exhibits in the are temporary while permanent, more interactive exhibits are designed and installed over the following year.