Contact Us

Contact the Wrightsville Beach Museum of History

We are always happy to welcome you to the Museum and share with you the history of Wrightsville Beach.  Please visit us to see our new exhibits and fun projects. Self-guided walking tours of the area are available at the front desk.

There is FREE parking in the museum parking lot in 2-HOUR INCREMENTS. Check in at the Parking kiosk in the middle of the parking lot and get your free pass. 

Wrightsville Beach Museum of History
303 West Salisbury Street
PO Box 584
Wrightsville Beach, NC 28480

Phone: (910) 239-9219

Monday – closed
Tuesday through Friday open 10 am until 4 pm
Saturday open 12 noon until 5 pm
Sunday open 1 pm until 5 pm




Closed for major holidays.

Call for group or school tour reservations!

Our backyard backs up to the Wrightsville Beach Park Playground.

Directions to Museum:

From Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill, Greensboro, Benson: Take Interstate 40 East to Wilmington; Exit left onto Martin Luther King Parkway – NC Highway 74; Follow the signs to Wrightsville Beach (approximately 5 miles on NC Highway 74 East).

From Wrightsville Beach Drawbridge/Intracoastal Waterway: Bear to the left of the ‘Welcome to Wrightsville Beach’ sign; Museum is second driveway on the right.

The museum is handicap accessible in most areas.

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