The Children's Museum of Wilmington is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization located in downtown Wilmington, NC. We offer a safe and fun place where children up to age 10 can actively learn through creative and imaginative play. We hope to see you soon!

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Make a difference in our community this Mission Month. For the month of August, we are collecting NEW school supplies for the students at Sunset Park Elementary School.​ Drop off school supplies at the Front Desk at the Museum now through the end of August. Click the link below to learn more.

UPcominG events

Join us on Sunday, September 12th, from 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM at Station #2 for our Teddy Bear Tea. Play, dance, mingle, and enjoy light refreshments off of vintage china. Teddy Bear Tea is currently SOLD OUT. Click the link below to checkout all of our events.


Join us for our signature fundraising event YACHTVENTURE! Enjoy a night under the stars touring beautiful yachts, bidding on incredible auction items, dining on delightful cuisine, sipping on signature cocktails & dancing the night away. Learn more about how to get involved by visiting the YV website.

Upcoming Adventures

January 23rd
9 AM-12 PM: NC Science Festival

February 13th
9 AM-12 PM: All You Need Is Love

February 20th
5 PM-8 PM: Pizza, Pins & Pints

March 20th
10 AM-12 PM: Character Walk

April 3rd
9:30AM-12:30PM: Spring Egg-Stravaganza!

May 3rd
Fore the Children Golf Tournament

May 15th
9:30AM-12:30PM: Family Farm Day

June 25th & 26th
9AM-12 PM: Mud Day

August | Mission Month

September 12th
2 PM-3:30 PM: Teddy Bear Tea

October 9th
9 AM-12 PM: Fall Festival

October 23rd | YachtVenture

Dec 11th & 18th
9 AM-12 PM: Polar Express

Dec 31st | 9 AM-12 PM: New Year's Noon

Daily Programs Calendar

Daily programs with our educators are included with admission.
We offer pop-up programs on the weekends. Please pre-register at the Front Desk upon arrival.

Address:  116 Orange Street | Wilmington, NC | 28401