Thursday, April 11, 2024

Queen Anne’s Revenge Conservation Lab Open House Set for April 27

Apr 11, 2024

Be an archaeological conservator for a day and learn about artifacts recovered from eastern North Carolina, including an infamous pirate ship.

The Queen Anne’s Revenge Conservation Lab will host its annual Open House on Saturday, April 27, from 10 a.m.-3 p.m., as part of the NC Science Festival.

Conservators and archaeologists will demonstrate how they use chemistry, physics, technology, art and more to recover and conserve artifacts through fun hands-on educational activities.

The event is free and registration is not required.

The lab is located at ECU’s West Research Campus, 1157 VOA Site C Road, Greenville NC 27834. Questions about the event can be directed to 252-744-6721 or

About the North Carolina Department of Natural and Cultural Resources
The N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources (DNCR) manages, promotes, and enhances the things that people love about North Carolina – its diverse arts and culture, rich history, and spectacular natural areas. Through its programs, the department enhances education, stimulates economic development, improves public health, expands accessibility, and strengthens community resiliency.

The department manages over 100 locations across the state, including 27 historic sites, seven history museums, two art museums, five science museums, four aquariums, 35 state parks, four recreation areas, dozens of state trails and natural areas, the North Carolina Zoo, the State Library, the State Archives, the N.C. Arts Council, the African American Heritage Commission, the American Indian Heritage Commission, the State Historic Preservation Office, the Office of State Archaeology, the Highway Historical Markers program, the N.C. Land and Water Fund, and the Natural Heritage Program. For more information, please visit

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