See How You Can Help Us
The Children's Museum of Wilmington depends upon donations to continue its mission of providing hands-on activities where children actively learn through creative play. The Museum is a private not-for-profit organization and you can help!
Leading to Reading
Support our Leading to Reading program and allow local pre-k students to experience The Children's Museum of Wilmington. With recent budget cuts, especially in public school system, we want to continue hands-on learning for the 14,000 students in and around Wilmington, NC.
Click here to make a tax deductible donation online.
You will receive an acknowledgement for your tax purposes with your gift. The Children's Museum of Wilmington also has an Endowment Fund that needs continued growth to sustain our financial future. If you would like your gift to go towards our Endowment please let us know.
Our Wish List: **Help us create a unique Rain Boot Flower Wall in our garden. Bring in your outgrown or used rain boots and receive a FREE child’s guests pass!
WOODEN THOMAS THE TRAIN ENGINES
DRESS UP COSTUMES (new or gently worn)
TOY PLASTIC FOOD
GLOW IN THE DARK STUFF
NEW WHITE SOCKS
FLAT WHITE SHEETS
If you wish to donate an item from our Wish List, please contact:
Rick Lawson, Executive Director
Phone: (910) 254-3534
If you have a love of learning, a friendly disposition and the willingness to spend a few hours each week working with children, then The Children's Museum of Wilmington invites you to be part of our volunteer program. Anyone 14 years or older may apply for our volunteer program, which offers flexible scheduling 7 days a week. Volunteering at The Children's Museum of Wilmington is a fun, rewarding, one-of-a-kind experience!
Some of the many volunteer opportunities include:
- Safety Patrol
- Play Specialist
- Field Trip Assistant
- Birthday Assistant
Other Requirements Include:
- Applicants over 18 will be required to fill out a background check and pay a $15 fee
- Applicants 14-17 will need to turn in a completed parental consent form
- All volunteers fill out the volunteer application and attend Volunteer Orientation
Call 910-254-3534 Ext: 103 to learn more and find out the next orientation date.
- Museum Logo Merchandise
- Advanced registration for museum activities
- Free e-newsletter
- Discounts on Birthday Parties and Camps
- and Much More!
- French Day Camp, June 17-21
- Time: TODAY! @ 9:00am
- June Preschool Science, 10am
- Time: TODAY! @ 10:00am
- June Discover Science, 3:30pm
- Time: TODAY! @ 3:30pm
- June Mini Math, 4pm
- Time: TODAY! @ 4:00pm
- $8 per person
- Children under 12 months: FREE
- Military: $7 each
- Seniors: $7 each
- Members: FREE
- Monday: 9am - 5pm
- (No Field Trips)
- Tuesday - Friday: 9am - 5pm
- (Friday 9-10: Toddlers only)
- Saturday: 9am - 5pm
- Sunday: 1pm - 5pm
- holiday closings
- Easter Sunday, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve & Christmas Day