Join the Friends of Elizabeth II - Membership

Friends of Elizabeth II is a non-profit organization that is dedicated to supporting the representative 16th century sailing ship, the Elizabeth II, and Roanoke Island Festival Park, the Elizabeth II’s home port. The Friends was first established in 1982 and is funded through donations and memberships.

As a Friends member, you will become a caretaker of the Elizabeth II and the history, education and arts programming found at Roanoke Island Festival Park. Our members enjoy unlimited admission to Roanoke Island Festival Park and the Elizabeth II sailing ship, a 20% discount in our Museum Stores and the knowledge that you are helping to preserve history.

Membership funds help in the continued support of the representative 16th century ship the Elizabeth II, Roanoke Island Festival Park, and critical operating expenses for the Friends organization.

Please join us in our adventures and help be a part of history that’s still in the making!

Member Benefits

• Unlimited admission to the park for one year (based on membership level)

• 20% discount in the Museum Store and online (excluding books & sale items)

• Friends membership decal

• E-mail updates about activities and events at the Park and the Museum Store