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!

Super Saver Sundays!

Every Sunday, veterans and active military will be offered free admission and their families are invited to enjoy the Museum at $5 per admission. Due to capacity restrictions, tickets are limited. 

Registration for CMoW Summer Camp is now open! There are morning, afternoon, or full day camp options. Check out our 2021 Camp line-up. Act now, spaces are limited! 

Fore The Children

Please join us May 3rd for the 10th Annual Fore The Children Golf Tournament benefiting The Children's Museum of Wilmington. This tournament offers a day of upscale golfing at Cape Fear Country Club, a boxed lunch, prizes for top finishers, and a silent auction.


Support The Children's Museum of Wilmington by enjoying a Wilmywood Wit at Wrightsville Beach Brewery!

11% of all sales in April from the Wilmywood Wit will be donated to

The Children's Museum of Wilmington.

Let your server know we sent you!


Upcoming Adventures

This schedule is subject to change due to the pandemic.
Thank you for understanding.

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

2021 Special Events

January 23rd | 9:30AM-12:30PM: NC Science Festival

February 13th | 9:30AM-12:30PM: All You Need Is Love

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

March 20th | 10:30AM-12PM & 12:30AM - 2PM: 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 | 9:30AM-12:30PM: Mud Day

August | Mission Month

September 12th | 1PM-5PM: Grandparent's Day

October 9th | 9:30AM-12:30PM: Fall Festival

October 23rd | YachtVenture

Dec 11th & 18th | 9:30AM-12:30PM: Polar Express

Dec 31st | 9:30AM-12:30PM: New Year's Noon

Participating member of the North Carolina Science Network Collaborative

Participating member of the Association of Children's Museums Reciprocal Network 

Encore Best of 2019 

Best Museum Finalist

      Hours of Operation

      Tuesday through Saturday

       9:30 am - 12:30 pm and 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

       Closed 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm for sanitation



      1:00 pm - 5:00 pm





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