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Visitors to the Wilmington Area have a wide variety of interesting and educational museums to choose from. Many offer a glimpse of the history of the region, local artisans, and wartime memorabilia. Most area museums offer group and senior discounts and are open on holidays. Almost all museums are handicap accessible.

If you have children, be sure to check out the Wilmington Children’ Museum as well as the Cape Fear Science Museum, the Cameron Art Museum, and the Aquarium at Fort Fisher.

Find more attractions and Wilmington NC entertainment information at AccessWilmington.com. And for those rainy days, you can find Wilmington NC movie theater listings online.

Cameron Art Museum

3201 South 17th Street
Ph: 910.395-5999

Cape Fear Museum of History And Science

Cape Fear Museum of History and Science is the oldest history museum in North Carolina. Since its founding in 1898, the Museum has grown and changed. It began collecting confederate relics, and now collects images and artifacts that help us understand the history, science and cultures of the region.
814 Market Street
Ph: 910.798.4350

Battleship North Carolina

Stories told through oral histories, photographs, and mementos as you experience the Battleship NC and the exhibits throughout the ship as history comes alive.

#1 Battleship Road
Ph: 910.251.5797