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North Carolina Maritime Museum at Southport

204 E Moore St, Southport, NC 28461-3928
+1 910-457-0003
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Very Interesting

Interesting for all ages. There is a scavenger hunt on paper designed for the kids. My 12 year old... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Southport, North Carolina
via mobile
A great history of the area with fun for children who attend.

This is a well-curated little museum with an activity for children to engage them with the exhibits.

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Wilmington, North Carolina
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204 E Moore St, Southport, NC 28461-3928
+1 910-457-0003
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Interesting for all ages. There is a scavenger hunt on paper designed for the kids. My 12 year old granddaughter had fun finding the items as did us “older” folks. Displays even had our older grandson somewhat interested. Local information was fun to read about....More

Thank gaillipp
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is a well-curated little museum with an activity for children to engage them with the exhibits.

Thank dootsiehc
Reviewed 13 October 2017

We always go to this museum when we're in Southport, it gives a lot of history of Southport plus it's interesting and very historical.

Thank KittyO897
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

This was a neat little place. The periscope was neat to look out of. If you in the area I would definitely check this place out. It is full on neat history.

Thank Tchowell
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Very well done museum! Some interactive things such as a periscope, learning to tie rope knots, etc. Lots of information and original photos! Special exhibit on the hurricanes that have hit our NC coasts! Great deal since it is free to enter and a short...More

Thank Susan M
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

If you are looking for free entertainment for all ages stop in. Very informative and interesting. Scavenger hunt for kids.

Thank chandapan
Reviewed 24 September 2017

Lots of history and fun interactive activities for kids. My children liked trying to make the knots with the ship ropes. Nice little gift shop and clean rest rooms!

Thank ToesInSand4
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

My second visit, great museum chocked with artifacts and history. If you're lucky one of the volunteer docents will be available to give more history. Loved the periscope! Nice bathrooms and A/C if your shopping downtown and need a break.

Thank jennanddash
Reviewed 31 August 2017

This free museum had a lot of interesting stuff including a real periscope to look out and above the building, but I stopped when I saw the model boat exhibit. This is an amazing collection of a seemingly unending number (I forget how many) model...More

Thank Mike P
Reviewed 11 August 2017

What a wonderful museum - Great museum to learn all about Southport and surrounding area. A must do while in the area.

Thank Coastal-Captain
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18 February 2017|
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Response from packed2travel | Property representative |
Tuesday through Saturday, 10-5, year round. Check on holidays, however even on the 4th they are open, but for limited hours.