Whalehead in Historic Corolla Tours

Tour Pricing

Restored in 1992 to its original glory, the Whalehead is open 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

Candlelight Tours

The Whalehead Christmas Candlelight Tour dates are Nov. 25 & 26 and Dec. 2, 3, 9, 10, 16, and 17th.  The cost of the tour is $20 and the start time is 5:00.  Due to the popularity of this tour, advanced reservations are required.  Please call 252-453-9040 to reserve your spot.  Tours are non-refundable. Masks are recommended for tour participants.

Legends, Lore and Ghost Tours

Legends, Lore and Ghost Tours are held Wednesdays at 7 pm.   Dates for the 2023 season:  June 14 & 28; July 5, 12, 19, & 26 and, August 2, 9, 16, & 23.   The cost is $15.00 per person and there are no refunds. Space is limited and advance reservations are recommended. Tours are complete in about an hour and are not recommended for children under 10.

We will begin taking reservations for Ghost Tours on March 15th.  For reservations, call 252-453-9040, or visit us at 1100 Club Road, Corolla, NC 27927

Don’t forget to stop by the Maritime Museum and the Outer Banks Center for Wildlife Education for other fun indoor and outdoor activities.


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Operating Hours

Monday10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Tuesday10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Wednesday10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Thursday10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Friday10:00 am – 4:00 pm