North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher 900 Loggerhead Road Kure Beach, NC 28449 910.772.0500 map
World Class Aquarium
Top Regional and National Attraction
Make connections with the natural world. Touch a stingray. Wonder at baby sea turtles. Talk to a diver swimming with eels and sharks. Explore more, together.
One of only 230 accredited members of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA), a non-profit organization dedicated to the highest standards in the areas of conservation, animal welfare, education, science and recreation.
1610 Ft. Fisher Blvd. South Kure Beach, NC 28449 910.251.7340 map
Learn History Here
‘Until the last few months of the Civil War, Fort Fisher kept North Carolina’s port of Wilmington open to blockade-runners supplying necessary goods to Confederate armies inland. By 1865, the supply line through Wilmington was the last remaining supply route open to Robert E. Lee’s Army of Northern Virginia.’…
Located at the Fort Fisher Air Force Recreation Center. The museum has many outdoor and indoor exhibits focused on North Carolina’s rich military history including weapons, equipment, gear, and uniforms.