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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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Didn't want to leave

This free museum had a lot of interesting stuff including a real periscope to look out and above... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Mike P
Fun day in Southport

What a wonderful museum - Great museum to learn all about Southport and surrounding area. A must... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2017
Wilmington, NC
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204 E Moore St, Southport, NC 28461-3928
+1 910-457-0003
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 10 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
Reviewed 8 August 2017

This small, well curated gem is located adjacent to Fort Johnson and shares space with the visitors information center....a must stop spot. While there, encourage kids of all ages to participate in the scavenger hunt locating special items through out museum, giving them a focused...More

Thank Peg I
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Great place to learn the history of Southport and surrounding area. The museum is always adding new artifacts and such.

Thank P538OYlarryb
Reviewed 8 August 2017

This museum is a fun place for children. The staff provides treasure hunts with prizes for children. Everyone will learn about the NC waters and have fun too. It is also free with donations accepted.

Thank Paula P
Reviewed 30 July 2017

Wonderful to have this in the heart of Southport...nice escape if it is incredibly hot outside. Lots of information....and a book on how to abandon ship! Loved it.

Thank Leslie T
Reviewed 30 July 2017

The staff at the museum was so Kim's. The information there was great, more than we expected. A must see.

Thank Joanie W
Reviewed 28 July 2017

Interesting area maritime museum. Great for families. Excellent displays with some interactive sections.

Thank daisyphipp
Reviewed 24 July 2017

The local history is very interesting and the volunteers are friendly. There is a scavenger hunt for kids.

Thank Rhonda T
Reviewed 24 July 2017

Glad we stopped here while we were in Southport for the day. Interesting facts, lots of great finds. Very clean and well kept. The staff was friendly and nice. Educational about this area and fun stop for the kids. Not an all day museum but...More

Thank K10trips
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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.