Great Friend to Kids Awards

Thank You for joining us March 5th at Cape Fear Community College's Union Station for the Children's Museum of Wilmington's third annual Great Friend to Kids Awards Ceremony and luncheon! We honored those who serve children in our local and regional community.

This year's featured special guest was Former Governor James B Hunt, Jr. He received the award for Innate Love of Learning. 

Four other awards were given during the ceremony: Curiosity, awarded to Anne Stevenson-Stohl; Inspiration, awarded to the Wright Family; Imagination, awarded to Eric Irizarry; and Unsung Hero, awarded to Dr. Fernando Moya.

Know someone in our community who has made a difference in the lives of children? Send us a one-paragraph description of your special Great Friend to Kids to Nominations will be taken until December 31, 2014.


  • $9 per person
  • Children under 12 months: FREE
  • Military: $8 each
  • Seniors: $8 each
  • Members: FREE


  • Labor Day to
    Memorial Day
  • (September - May)
  • Monday: Closed*
  • Tuesday - Saturday: 9am - 5pm
  • Sunday: 1pm - 5pm
  • **Monday Exceptions: Dec 22, Dec 29, Jan 19, Mar 30
  • Memorial Day to
    Labor Day
  • (May - September)
  • Monday - Saturday: 9am - 5pm
  • Sunday: 1pm - 5pm