Whalehead in Historic Corolla Tours

Tour Pricing

Restored in 1992 to its original glory, the Whalehead is now open year-round for tours. Inside, you’ll see Mrs. Knight’s Steinway piano and petite Art Nouveau “grandmother” clock, as well as many elite-at-the-time amenities including original Tiffany glass sconces, corduroy walls, cork flooring, Otis elevator and a a cast-iron safe within an ornate, marble-topped sideboard. Please note, there are no refunds on specialty guided tours.


Ages: 0-5, free

Ages: 6-12, $5

Ages: 13-54, $7

Ages: 55+, $5

Active Military, $5

For reservations, call 252-453-9040, or visit us at 1100 Club Road, Corolla, NC 27927


Legends, Lore and Ghost Tours

Legends, Lore and Ghost Tours are held every Wednesday beginning  June 6th, 2018 and running through August 29th at 7:00 p.m. at Whalehead in Historic Corolla Park. The cost is $15.00 per person and there are no refunds. Space is limited and advance reservations are recommended. Tours last about an hour and are not recommended for young children.

For reservations, call 252-453-9040, or visit us at 1100 Club Road, Corolla, NC 27927

*Due to the Independence Day Celebration in Historic Corolla Park, there will not be a Legends, Lore and Ghost Tour on July 4th.

Behind the Scenes Tour

Behind the Scenes Tours will be offered on Thursdays at 10:30 am, beginning June 7th. Learn about how Whalehead was built, the people who lived and worked here and see some of the areas not on our regular tour – the third floor, attic and the Boathouse.  The tour is approximately 90 minutes and appropriate for ages 10 and up. Advance reservations are necessary as space is limited.  Cost is $20 per person and is not refundable. Call 252 453 9040 to make your reservation.

The Joan’s Way Tour

The Joan’s Way Tour for children begins at 3:00pm every Thursday and the cost is $5.00.  The dates for the tour are each week on Thursdays starting  June 28th through August 23rd.  The children’s tour is limited to 30 children.  Please reserve your spot in advance by calling 252-453-9040.




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Operating Hours

Sunday 11:00 am – 4:00 pm (May 27 thru November 25)
Monday 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am – 4:00 pm