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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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We always go to this museum when we're in Southport, it gives a lot of history of Southport plus... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Clemmons, North Carolina

This was a neat little place. The periscope was neat to look out of. If you in the area I would... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Columbia, Tennessee
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204 E Moore St, Southport, NC 28461-3928
+1 910-457-0003
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We always go to this museum when we're in Southport, it gives a lot of history of Southport plus it's interesting and very historical.

Thank KittyO897
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a neat little place. The periscope was neat to look out of. If you in the area I would definitely check this place out. It is full on neat history.

Thank Tchowell
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very well done museum! Some interactive things such as a periscope, learning to tie rope knots, etc. Lots of information and original photos! Special exhibit on the hurricanes that have hit our NC coasts! Great deal since it is free to enter and a short...More

Thank Susan M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you are looking for free entertainment for all ages stop in. Very informative and interesting. Scavenger hunt for kids.

Thank chandapan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lots of history and fun interactive activities for kids. My children liked trying to make the knots with the ship ropes. Nice little gift shop and clean rest rooms!

Thank ToesInSand4
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My second visit, great museum chocked with artifacts and history. If you're lucky one of the volunteer docents will be available to give more history. Loved the periscope! Nice bathrooms and A/C if your shopping downtown and need a break.

Thank jennanddash
Reviewed 31 August 2017

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 11 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
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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.