An interactive family attraction that celebrates the first English settlement in America. The centerpiece of the 25-acre island park adjacent to Manteo, is, Elizabeth II, a representation of one of the seven English ships from the Roanoke Voyage of 1585. Costumed Elizabethan sailors greet visitors and help them experience sixteenth century seafaring life. Also visit the Settlement site, Roanoke Adventure Museum and see "The Legend of Two-Path" film.
In the fall of 2009, the outdoor American Indian Town and Cultural Education Center opened. The town site offers a wide vareity of activities, including building a dug-out canoe, working a fish trap, planting and harvesting crops and more. The on-site art gallery, fossil pit, museum store, and marsh-side boardwalks are free and open to all.