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

Easter Egg Hunt

April 10th 9AM - 12PM

Due to COVID-19, we have made the decision to cancel our upcoming April 10th Easter Egg Hunt. If you have purchased tickets for this event, you will be able to use them as general admission tickets for 365 days from the date of purchase. If you would prefer a refund, please email our Operations Coordinator, Paige Cockman at Please note: Refunds may not be processed until the Museum has reopened. 

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

March 21st | 6PM - 10PM: Pizza Putt

April 10th | 9AM - 12PM: Easter Egg Hunt

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

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

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

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

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

September 13th | 1PM - 5PM: Community Day

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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