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NC Maritime Museum Open
July 2 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Join the staff of the Maritime Museum who will be dressed in period costumes to find out about the history of the Lower Cape Fear. The Maritime Museum focuses on the history of local waterways plus exhibits on piracy, shipwrecks & storms.
The North Carolina Maritime Museum at Southport stands at the confluence of the Cape Fear River, the Intracoastal Waterway, and the Atlantic Ocean. The museum inhabits the officer’s quarters on the grounds at Fort Johnston. Voted one of the best attractions in Southport by newcomers and frequent vacationers alike, an afternoon at the museum is a must for any coastal lover who wants to dive into the fascinating history and culture that this region supplies in abundance.