Wrightsville Beach Museum

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Visit the Wrightsville Beach Museum of History.  Tour the Myers cottage (circa 1907) and the Bordeaux cottage (circa 1924). 

Examine historic beach exhibits and photographs.

See why National Geographic called Wrightsville Beach one of the “Last Best American Beach Towns.” 

Wrightsville Beach Museum of History

303 West Salisbury Street
Wrightsville Beach, NC 28480

Telephone:  910.256.2569





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

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Wrightsville Beach Museum of History

Learn about the Lumina pavillion dance hall known as the “Fun Spot of the South” and “Pleasure Palace of the South.”  The Wilmington Star newspaper reported that, in Wilmington, “if a woman didn’t have a Saturday night date for the Lumina, she was in disgrace.”

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Go back in history to relive the vintage beach cottage days.

The museum is a short walk from the Harbor Way Gardens and Children’s Fountain.