Tour the historic Shore Acres neighborhood on Harbor Island, Wrightsville Beach NC, one of the oldest coastal neighborhoods in North Carolina. With routes exploring either the northern and southern ends of old Harbor Island, these family-friendly tours showcase both the history and the beauty of this one-of-a-kind community with architecture spanning nearly 100 years.
Each tour will last approximately 40 minutes.
Take a walk under our famous live oak trees and learn the history of our area.
- Did you know that there was a corrosion research center here?
- Where was the Pink House? The Villa Margarita?
- Where was the Auditorium and what was it used for?
- Who was the Lee of Lee’s Cut?
- What were The Hammocks?
Saturdays at 4PM– Weather permitting Call to confirm 910-256-2569
Adults 18 and older- $12.00
Children ages 5 to 17 – $8.00
Children 4 and under – free
Call or email the museum to arrange group tours:
History of South Harbor Island
Meet and park in the parking lot across from Wrightsville Methodist Church at 3 Live Oak Drive.
History and Architecture of North Harbor Island
Meet and park in parking lot of Intracoastal Rentals at 605 Causeway Drive.
We hope to see you there. We’ve collected lots of information and old photos that are interesting and fun to see!
Wrightsville Beach Museum – 303 W Salisbury Street, Wrightsville Beach, NC 28480