CMoW Special Events

We host special events every month. These events are unique to CMoW and are sometimes the messiest fun you can have!

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Featured Special Events

Family Farm Day

May 16th 9AM - 12PM (Postponed)

Farm animals, crafts, and fun - oh my! Join us for our annual Family Farm Day on May 16th at The Children's Museum of Wilmington. Come and pet your favorite farm animal friends, make your own butter, explore musical instruments, and more! Get on your best farming outfit and be prepared to get dirty at your favorite children's museum!

NC Science Festival

April 25th 9AM - 12PM (Postponed)

On Saturday, April 25th from 9AM to 12PM, The Children's Museum of Wilmington will host the NC Science Festival. This year's theme is The Future of Our Planet and attendees will have the opportunity to build rocket cars, use the power of technology to create circuit flowers, conduct chemical experiments, construct robotic hands, create 3D anatomy models, and learn about the conservation of momentum while building a Newtons Cradle.

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2020 Special Events

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

May 4th | 10AM - 5PM: Fore the Children - Postponed

May 16th | 9AM - 12PM: Family Farm Day - Postponed

June 26th | 9AM - 12PM: Mud Day - Postponed

June 27th | 9AM - 12PM: Mud Day - Postponed

October 10th | 9AM - 12PM: Fall Festival

October 24th | 6PM - 9:30PM: YachtVenture

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

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

Play. Learn. Grow Together!

We love being a part of your together moments! See some of our past event photos here. 

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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