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The Cotton Exchange

Wilmington, NC 28401
+1 910-343-9896
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Fun place to shop

Great place to shop and grab lunch. Top Toad offers lots of nice gifts and Wilmington / North... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Karen W
Rockville, United States
The Cotton Exchange

I have been going to the Cotton Exchange for many years. I have been alone, with my kids and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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“fun shops” (6 reviews)
“multi levels” (3 reviews)
Wilmington, NC 28401
+1 910-343-9896
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to shop and grab lunch. Top Toad offers lots of nice gifts and Wilmington / North Carolina apparel. The staff is helpful.

Thank Karen W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been going to the Cotton Exchange for many years. I have been alone, with my kids and parents. It has something for all. There's an ice cream shop, jewelry store, unique shops and restaurants as well as The Top Toad, which is our...More

Thank TravelingFam_8
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the Cotton Exchange the 4th of July and we loved it! It is a beautiful old building full of little special shops. Even if you don't want to buy anything it is worth a visit. It also has nice restaurants. It was worth...More

Thank SaraAntonLargo
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

Located on the Cape Fear river. An older exchange building revitalized to accommodate speciality shopping. Easy to walk around, several floors - you could experience the shops within an hour.

Thank Flyby0161
Reviewed 29 June 2017

I loved the small shops, food places and local flair available here. It is a great place to visit and you will find good quality and unique items. Enjoy yourself!

Thank BethIneson
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

A great building in the historic Wilmington NC area. The old architecture and bricks are wonderful to see. Inside is multi levels of shops....gifts, art, clothing, shoes, coffee, etc. You could spend a couple hours easily just browsing.

1  Thank Rosemarie M
Reviewed 3 June 2017

I worked around this area so I would walk through here once in awhile to look mostly. I bought some cooking product from a place in here. The man was very nice and welcoming at the particular shop I went to. However, this is not...More

1  Thank jessicablack061
Reviewed 23 May 2017

I like to make this a stop when visiting the area. May not leave with an armful of bags but usually find an item or two that i end up finding space for in my suitcase! Take some time to explore the shops that make...More

Thank Marcia L
Reviewed 19 May 2017

Heart of Carolina is one of the STANDOUT shops in the exchange. The owners have done an excellent job of finding a wide variety of quality items that were made in North Carolina. It is evident they have spent a lot of time vetting /...More

Thank Lesa B
Reviewed 6 May 2017

Lots of eclectic shops to wander through. I enjoy shopping so enjoyed walking through the various shops. The people in the shops were super friendly. Especially liked the North Carolina shop.

Thank terpfan1
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