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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In recognition of National Safety Preparedness Month, American Red Cross is teaming up with CMoW to bring you.... Prepare with Pedro’s Emergency Safety Preparedness program. Kiddos are invited to learn about how to prepare and what to do incase of an emergency. Thank you to Chick-Fil-A for providing a snack and another special visitor!

September smiles

Join us on Saturday, September 18th at the MLK Center for September Smiles. Little learners will learn all about dental health and care through many awesome experiments and activities. Photobooth, games, dental care, and a visit from a the Tooth Fairy! This is a free community event brought to you by the Delta Dental Foundation, no tickets needed!


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.

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Upcoming Adventures

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September 18th, 2021 | 10:00AM - 1:00PM:
September Smiles

September 25th, 2021 | 10:00AM - 11:00AM:
Prepare With Pedro

October 9th, 2021 | 9:00AM - 12:00PM:
Fall Festival

October 23rd, 2021 | YachtVenture

Dec 11th & 18th, 2021 | 9:00AM - 12:00PM:
Polar Palooza

Dec 31st, 2021 | 9:00AM - 12:00PM:
New Year's Noon

January 15rd, 2022 | 9:00AM - 12:00PM:
Pajama Party

February 5th, 2022 | 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
CMoW Olympics: Coming Soon

February 26th, 2022 | 5:00PM-8:00PM:
Pizza, Pins & Pints

March 19th, 2022 | 9:00AM - 12:00PM:
Spring Egg-Stravaganza

April 2nd, 2022 | 10:00AM-12:00PM:
Enchanted Character Walk

April 16th, 2022 | 9:00AM-12:00PM
NC Science Festival

April 24th, 2022 | 2:00PM - 3:30PM:
Teddy Bear Tea

May 2nd, 2022 | 
Fore the Children Golf Tournament

May 14th, 2022 | 9:00AM - 12:00PM:
Family Farm Day

June 24th & 25th, 2022 | 9:00AM - 12:00PM:
Mud Day

August |
Mission Month

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.