Attractions & Entertainment

From live music, enchanting museums, and stories of mystery, experience the excitement and adventure only found Downtown.

1898 Memorial Park

1018 N. 3rd St.
Wilmington, NC 28401
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Battleship North Carolina

1 Battleship Rd. NE
Wilmington, NC 28401
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USS North Carolina (BB-55) is the lead ship of the North Carolina class of fast battleships, the first vessel of the type built for the United States Navy.

Hours of Operation:
Everyday: 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

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Bellamy Mansion Museum

503 Market St.
Wilmington, NC 28401
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Hours of Operation:
Sunday-Saturday: Closed
Monday-Friday: 9:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

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Bicentennial Park

206 N. Fifth Ave.
Wilmington, NC 28401
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Playground and Basketball

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Bijou Park

209 N. Front St.
Wilmington, NC 28401
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Bizzy Bee Water Taxi Service

212 S. Water St.
Wilmington, NC 28401
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Operated by Wilmington Water Tours, Bizzy Bee Water Taxi offers a water transport service on the Cape Fear River and has partnered with the Battleship North Carolina for a pickup and drop-off ferry between the Battleship and downtown Wilmington.

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Burgwin-Wright House and Gardens

224 Market St.
Wilmington, NC 28401
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Hours of Operation:
Sunday: Closed
Monday-Saturday: 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

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Cape Fear Museum of History and Science

814 Market St.
Wilmington, NC 28401
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Hours of Operation:
Sunday: 1:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
Monday: Closed
Tuesday-Saturday: 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

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Cape Fear Riverboats

101 S. Water St.
Wilmington, NC 28401
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Cape Fear Riverboats offers a wide range of scenic Cape Fear River cruises, including narrated history and sightseeing tours, private charters, and exclusive nature tours with local ecologist Andy Wood.

Hours of Operation:
Everyday: 10:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m.

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Church and Nun Park

1922 Nun St.
Wilmington, NC 28401
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Playground and picnic shelter.

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Claude Howell Park

200 S. Water St.
Wilmington, NC 28401
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Bike Racks on the Riverwalk

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Coglin’s Wilmington

206 Market St.
Wilmington, NC 28401
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Hours of Operation:
Sunday-Thursday: Closed
Friday-Saturday: 8:00 p.m.-2:00 a.m.

Dead Crow Comedy Room

511 N. 3rd St.
Wilmington, NC 28401
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Hours of Operation:
Sunday-Tuesday: Closed
Wednesday: 6:00 p.m.-11:00 p.m.
Thursday: 6:00 p.m.-2:00 a.m.
Friday-Saturday: 4:00 p.m.-12:00 a.m.

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Dram Tree Park

602 Surry St.
Wilmington, NC 28401
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Water access and parking.

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Green Light Escape Room, LLC

130 N. Front St. #202
Wilmington, NC 28401
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Hours of Operation:
Sunday: 12:15 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
Monday-Thursday: 12:15 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
Friday: 12:15 p.m.-10:00 p.m.
Saturday: 11:30 a.m.-10:00 p.m.

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Greenfield Lake Amphitheater

1941 Amphitheatre Dr.
Wilmington, NC 28401

Greenfield Park

1739 Burnett Blvd.
Wilmington, NC 28401
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Hannah Block Historic USO/Community Arts Center

120 S. Second St.
Wilmington, NC 28401
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Hours of Operation:
Sunday: Closed
Monday-Thursday: 9:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m.
Friday-Saturday: 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

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Hemenway Center Park

507 McRae St.
Wilmington, NC 28401
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Playground and picnic tables.

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Jengo’s Playhouse

815 Princess St.
Wilmington, NC 28401
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Hours of Operation:
Saturday-Sunday: Closed
Monday-Friday: 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

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Latimer House

126 S. 3rd St.
Wilmington, NC 28401
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Hours of Operation:
Sunday-Monday: Closed
Tuesday-Saturday: 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.

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Live At Ted’s

2 Castle St.
Wilmington, NC 28401
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Live Oak Bank Pavilion

10 Cowan St.
Wilmington, NC 28401
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Lower Cape Fear Historical Society

126 S. 3rd St.
Wilmington, NC 28401
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MarStella Park

202 Marstellar St.
Wilmington, NC 28401
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Playground and picnic table.

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Museum of the Bizarre

201 S. Water St.
Wilmington, NC 28401
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Hours of Operation:
Monday-Friday: 11:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.
Saturday-Sunday: 11:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m.

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One Tree Hill Bridge

694 N. 6th St.
Wilmington, NC 28401

Portia Mills Hines Park

400 N. 10th St.
Wilmington, NC 28401
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Playground, basketball court, and greenspace

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Riverfront Park

10 Cowan St.
Wilmington, NC 28401
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The park has numerous amenities including:

Live Oak Bank Pavilion
Riverfront Stage
Performance Lawn
Back of Stage/House Facilities
Great Lawn
Water Feature & Terrace
Festival Plaza
Riverfront Lawn
Play Area
Outdoor Rooms
Urban Gardens
Box Office
Parks Office
Public Restrooms

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Robert Strange Park

401 S. 8th St.
Wilmington, NC 28401
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This 18 acre park includes:

Playground
Swimming Pool
Picnic Shelter
Basketball courts
Tennis courts
Athletic fields
Community Center
Fitness Center
Preschool Activity Center
Parking
Restrooms

Programs Offered:

Summer Camps
After School
Youth, Adult & Senior Programs
Athletics
Special Events

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Soda Pop Gallery

1120 Princess St.
Wilmington, NC 28401
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Hours of Operation:
Fourth Fridays: 6:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
Saturdays: 12:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.
Thursday-Friday: 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Sunday-Wednesday: By appointment 910-409-5628

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Thalian Hall

310 Chestnut St.
Wilmington, NC 28401
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Thalian Hall is a historic city hall and theatre located at Wilmington, New Hanover County, North Carolina. It was built in 1858, and is a two-story, five bay, stuccoed brick building with a combination of restrained Classical Revival and flamboyant Late Victorian design elements.

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The Children’s Museum of Wilmington

116 Orange St.
Wilmington, NC 28401
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Hours of Operation:
Sunday: 1:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
Monday: Closed
Tuesday-Saturday: 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

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The Exit Games | Escape Room

2 N. Front St. 2nd floor
Wilmington, NC 28401
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Hours of Operation:
Sunday: 11:45 a.m.-8:30 p.m.
Monday-Tuesday: Closed
Wednesday-Thursday: 3:30 p.m.-9:15 p.m.
Friday: 3:30 p.m.-11:30 p.m.
Saturday: 11:30 a.m.-11:30 p.m.

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Trolley Pub Wilmington

118 Princess St.
Wilmington, NC 28401
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Hours of Operation:
Everyday: 10:00 a.m.-12:00 a.m.

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Veterans Memorial Park

R04720, 001-004-001
Wilmington, NC 28401

Wilmington Railroad Museum

505 Nutt St.
Wilmington, NC 28401
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Hours of Operation:
Sunday: 1:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
Monday: 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Tuesday-Saturday: 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

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Wilmington Riverwalk

Cape Fear River
Wilmington, NC 28401

Wilson Center at Cape Fear Community College

703 N. 3rd St.
Wilmington, NC 28401
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State-of-the-art auditorium hosting popular musical acts & Broadway plays, plus classical concerts.

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