Wrightsville Beach is unique and if our visitors don’t know it when they walk in, they do when they walk out. Our mission is to tell the story of Wrightsville Beach through the years and across a range of experiences. We tell the stories of pure joy of children playing in the surf, teenagers at the piers, nights at Lumina, as well as the struggles between progress and remaining true to the spirit of our past. We link the past to the present, valuing both.
The community of Wrightsville Beach and Harbor Island are integral to the museum’s reason for being. Our annual events such as Lumina Daze, Jingle Bell 5K Run and Walk, Camp Chris Stone, our art days, free monthly children’s programs, and varied exhibits and presentations work toward celebrating and nurturing this very special beach and the people who together make this place unique.
As we work to preserve and interpret the past we strive to network within the community to address common concerns and work on mutually beneficial projects.