Visitor Info

Museum Hours

Tuesday to Saturday 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sunday 1 – 5 p.m.

Open Mondays Memorial Day (May) to Labor Day (September).

Admission Fees


  • Free for Cape Fear Museum members. Not a member? Join online here. Cape Fear Museum accepts reciprocal free or reduced admission for ASTC and NARM participants.


  • $8 – Adults
  • $7 – Seniors, college students and military
  • $5 – Youth (6-17)
  • Free – Children 5 and under
  • The first Sunday of every month is free for New Hanover County residents.

For group rates, call 910.798.4362, or click here.

Online Tickets

Purchase your general admission tickets online here.

Valid for general daytime admission (not valid for special events) on any one day for one year from the date of purchase.


Free convenient parking is available in two lots behind the Museum. You can enter one along Dock Street between 8th and 9th Streets and the other at the corner of 9th and Dock Streets.

814 Market Street • Wilmington, NC 28401 • Phone 910-798-4370 • Fax 910-798-4382