The Children's Museum of Wilmington

Year Founded
Local Leader/Exec. Director
Heather Sellgren
Main Address

116 Orange St
Wilmington, NC 28401
United States

What We Do
The Children's Museum of Wilmington's mission is to provide a welcoming and engaging environment that promotes hands-on art, science, and literacy-focused learning for children and their caregivers. We have been serving the greater Wilmington community for 25 years. Located in the heart of Historic Downtown Wilmington, the Museum welcomes over 55,000 visitors annually to explore over 17,000 square feet of interactive exhibit space. We offer weekly educational programming for children, summer camps, we host over 50 field trips and 30 birthday parties annually. 25% of all admissions are provided at a free or reduced cost to serve underserved families, military families, and seniors. In addition to our in-house programming and events, we provide outreach throughout the community!
Interesting Info
  • The Museum welcomes over 55,000 guests every year!
  • 25% of our admissions are provided at free or reduced cost to serve economically disadvantaged families, military families and seniors.
  • We offer four levels of hands-on exhibits and learning experiences for children and their families ages 0-10.
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