Largest remaining U.S. Life-Saving Service complex in NC. Scene of most highly awarded maritime rescue in U.S. history: SS Mirlo, Aug. 16, 1918. That dramatic story is told Tuesdays in summer; actual Surfboat No. 1046 used in rescue on display. Exhibits, films, artifacts, special events, self-guided tours. All summer program descriptions are on their website including the popular Thursday U.S. Coast Guard Breeches Buoy Reenactment. Exciting new Wednesday programs. Group tours w/advance notice. Admission. Self-guided tours of the site are available Mon.-Fri., 10am-5pm. Best adventure and best value on the Outer Banks!