Discover beach living through the eyes of residents who called Wrightsville Beach home over a 100 years ago. The Wrightsville Beach Museum of History has preserved the history of the community for future generations.
An intricate scale model shares a 3D snapshot of what the area looked like in 1910. Looking for something both enjoyable and educational to do with the family on a rainy day? Give this coastal attraction a try.
No need to worry about working another expense into your budget, admission to the Wrightsville Beach Museum is free. Donations are accepted.
Long before Wrightsville Beach was officially a town, the area was frequented by fisherman and visitors seeking a sandy respite from the world. Formerly known as Ocean View Beach before becoming incorporated in 1899, cottages dotted the beach offering oceanfront views for vacationers.