The Curators

Get to know Currituck from the Locals’ perspective.

Tour beautiful Whalehead in historic Corolla, built in the 1920s as a private hunting lodge. The grand estate has been restored and renovated and is now open to the public for museum tours. Drift back in time as you roam the hallways and corridors of this majestic piece of history, seeing Currituck through the eyes of its founders.

If you believe in ghosts, then you may want to avoid the Whalehead at night. Rumors abound that the famous lodge is haunted by numerous spirits, including the cigar-smoking ghost of Mr. Knight, original owner of the home.

Like a great adventure tale, this architectural treasure’s past includes mystery, romance and intrigue. Tour the grounds and interior and learn about the history, architecture and construction of Whalehead, and enjoy the year-round events for kids.

Come as a stranger, leave as a local.