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Friends of the North Carolina Maritime Museum
Call Us!  252.728.1638
315 Front Street | Beaufort, North Carolina  28516
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A 501(c)3 non-profit corporation
The North Carolina Maritime Museum and the Cape Lookout Studies Program  have a license plate program with a great conservation message.
By purchasing the special “Protect Wild Dolphin” NC Maritime Museum special license plate you will be supporting the museum’s research, conservation and education programs. Demonstrating your interest in protecting bottlenose dolphins and their habitat and making your car look better!
The NCMM license plate proceeds help protect and increase our understanding of bottlenose dolphins that frequent the North Carolina coast.
Contact the DMV at 919.861.3575
Revenues from the plate sales will benefit the Cape Lookout Studies Program through the Friends of the Museum to support the education, conservation and research programs of the North Carolina Maritime Museum in Beaufort.
 3025 Bridges Street
Morehead City, NC 28557
Phone: 252-726-7695

Monday thru Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Carteret County DMV Office
Follow these steps:
Go to your local license plate agency
Visit the NC DOT website 
Photo by Keith Rittmaster, 
Cape Lookout Studies Program
  • Click "License Plates"
  • Click "Specialized & Personalized Plates"
  • Type the word “Maritime" in the search bar.
  •  Click the icon "Maritime Museum"
  • Click "Order this Plate" and follow on-screen instructions!
Get your very own Protect Wild Dolphin License Plate today by filling out this application form, going to your local NC license plate agency, 
Help Protect the Wild Dolphins and Support the North Carolina Maritime Museum.

 For each $30 plate purchased, the Friends support group will receive $20. 
To personalize a dolphin plate requires an additional $20.
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