Teach’s Hole Blackbeard Exhibit and Pirate Specialty Shop was established on Ocracoke Island in 1992 by George and Mickey Roberson. Our original location was on the Back Road around the corner from Blackbeard’s Lodge. We were in that location for fourteen years. In 2005 we built a new building on Hwy 12 across from the Variety Store and have been in this location since 2006.
Our goal at Teach’s Hole is to educate the public in a fun and informative way about Edward Teach, one of histories most notorious pirates. Teach, better known as Blackbeard, was captured and killed here at Ocracoke on November 22, 1718.
Teach’s Hole is a seasonal business open from April through Thanksgiving. Our web site is open all year with only minor interruptions while attending gift shows. From Memorial Day to Labor Day we are open Monday – Saturday. However, our hours and days of operation are less during the shoulder seasons. Call our automated phone attendant at 252-928-1718 and press one for current hours.
Mail orders are usually shipped through the Post Office within one to three business days. The tracking number is emailed once the package has been accepted by the Post Office. Please note that the mail may be delayed due to no ferry service to the island.