North Carolina Maritime Museum at Southport, Southport

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  • Be sure to bring your visiting family and friends, young and old for short walk through local history. Make a donation to keep this a viable local gem as there is no admission fee. Be sure to look thr...  more »
  • Nice museum with varied and interesting exhibits; children enjoyed periscope as did the adults; great option for a day when you need an indoor activity.  more »
  • Really enjoyed the museum and learning more about the town's history and all that the waters surrounding it offered. Displays were nice to look at, and the periscope was fun to look around.  more »
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  • Very interesting place. Wonderfull location and lots of very applicable historical info. Many food and retail options are steps away. And, parking is easy. Great little town.
  • Was good very informative, lots of reading, did have a periscope, was cool , but video was kinda boring, nice gift shop.
  • A fun place to visit and learn more about the history of this wonderful town.
  • Free to get in; they do take donations. Very good historical displays, including an actual periscope from a U.S. submarine. Worth the stop.
  • Stop by and have coffee across the street at Moore Street Market, then stroll though the displays and historical items at the Museum. Look through a WWII periscope at the Southport waterfront, including City Pier and Bald Head Island, about 6 miles away. Be sure to not miss the turtle exhibit and all things pirate! Great for kids of all ages - with a self-guided scavenger hunt they'll really enjoy! A great way to spend a hour or two - staff is very friendly and helpful.