Thanks for visiting! The Children's Museum of Wilmington or CMoW, as we like to call it, is a non-profit organization located in downtown Wilmington, NC. We offer hands-on interactive programs and exhibits for kids ages 0-10. 

We hope to see you soon!

Pizza Putt Tickets Now on Sale!

It's the adults turn to play! Bring your friends, play putt-putt, drink beer, enjoy live music in the beer garden, eat pizza and participate in the Mug Master Challenge sponsored by Planet Fitness - all at the Museum! Sponsored by Cruisers Car Wash, Pizza Putt is one of CMoW's annual fundraisers and all proceed benefit the Museum. Must be 21 or older to participate. $25 per ticket through January 31st. $30 per ticket beginning February 1st.  

Your contribution will build a new water table, create a new nutrition exhibit, and help support educational programming and outreach. We are thankful for all of our donors who create a fun and safe environment for children to play to learn. Thank you! 

Donate Now to our Annual Fund!
Tickets on Sale Now for Character Breakfast!
February 22nd | 8:30-10AM

Character Breakfast 2020 promises to be another fun-filled morning! Enjoy a delicious buffet breakfast. Get autographs from, and photographs taken with, some of your favorite superheroes, princesses, storybook characters and more! Kids are encouraged to dress as their favorite character! Thank you to our supporting sponsor North State Bank and to our friendly sponsors Dimock, Weinberg & Cherry and Port City Princess Parties

Upcoming Adventures

You don't want to miss these upcoming special events:

Big and Small Family Ball

 February 8th 5PM - 8PM

  • Celebrate Valentine's Day as a family!

  • Music, dancing & crafts

  • Photo booth and more!

Easter Egg Hunt

 April 10th 9AM - 12PM

  • Spring slime making

  • Spring trail mix

  • 10AM - 3 and under Egg Hunt

  • 11AM - 4 and up Egg Hunt

2020 Special Events

Feb 8th | 5PM-8PM: Big and Small Family Ball

Feb 22nd | 8:30AM-10AM: Character Breakfast

Mar 21st | 6PM-10PM: Pizza Putt

Apr 10th | 9AM-12PM: Easter Egg Hunt

Apr 25th | 9AM-12PM: NC Science Festival

May 4th | 10AM-5PM: Fore the Children

May 16th | 9AM-12PM: Family Farm Day

Jun 26th | 9AM-12PM: Mud Day

Jun 27th | 9AM-12PM: Mud Day

Sep 13th | 1PM-5PM: Community Day

Oct 10th | 9AM-12PM: Fall Festival

Oct 24th | 6PM-9:30PM: YachtVenture

Dec 12th | 9AM-12PM: Polar Express Day

Dec 19th | 9AM-12PM: Polar Express Day

Dec 31st | 9AM-12PM: New Year's Noon

Exciting things are always happening at CMoW!

 Daily Educational Programs Calendar

*daily programs FREE with admission

Address:  116 Orange Street | Wilmington, NC | 28401

Participating member of the North Carolina Science Network Collaborative

Encore Best of 2019 

Best Museum Finalist


(Labor Day to Memorial Day) 

Tuesday-Saturday 9:00AM - 5:00PM

Sunday 1:00PM - 5:00PM



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CMoW is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.

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