The best museums in Wilmington in 2022

These are the top 5 best museums in Wilmington, United States, ranked by their rating and popularity in 2022. Click a museum for more information about the museum, including visitor information, exhibitions and reviews.

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These are the best museums in Wilmington:

  1. Cameron Art Museum1

    Cameron Art Museum

    Wilmington, NC
    The Cameron Art Museum , formerly known as St. John's Museum of Art, was established in 1962 in downtown Wilmington, North Carolina in the 1804 Masonic Lodge building. The museum operated successfully in the downtown area for forty years and, eventually, outgrew its space. In 2001, the museum was re
  2. Cape Fear Museum2

    Cape Fear Museum

    Wilmington, NC
    Best reptile display you can imagine! Take a closer look on these amazing creatures.
  3. Wilmington Railroad Museum3

    Wilmington Railroad Museum

    Wilmington, NC
    Wilmington used to be the headquarters for the Atlantic Coast Line Railroad for over 100 years. That's why the interesting museum is here.
  4. Burgwin-wright Museum House4

    Burgwin-wright Museum House

    Wilmington, NC
    Nicely restored house, extremely knowledgeable tour guides. Learn about the period the house was built in!
  5. Bellamy Mansion Museum of History and Design Arts5

    Bellamy Mansion Museum of History and Design Arts

    Wilmington, NC
    The Bellamy Mansion , built between 1859 and 1861, is a mixture of Neoclassical architectural styles , including Greek Revival and Italianate , and is located at 503 Market Street in the heart of downtown Wilmington, North Carolina . It is one of North Carolina ’s finest examples of historic anteb

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