Let’s get down and dirty with the indigo plant by learning its scientific name, how it grows, and how it was historically and is currently used. We’ll then create a tie-dyed work of art. Homeschool programs are offered the last Friday of every month. Classes...

Join the Museum for a calm start to your Saturday morning. This month for Sensory Saturday participants will make small stuffed heart pillows. During World War II, military members would have pillows created and sent home to show their love! Volunteers will be on hand...

Feel the love with some heart-filled crafts and activities for Valentine’s day! Enjoy on a quiet afternoon or with friends! Each kit includes four crafts with supplies and instructions, a link to view a special storytime with Miss Katy plus information on where to find...

How did this sleepy seaside town of Southport make money? January's Homeschool Friday takes a look into what made Southport economically stable. We'll discuss types of fishing vessels and what they would haul up, with a special look at menhaden fishermen. Homeschool programs are offered...

SOUTHPORT, N.C. — The N.C. Maritime Museum at Southport is hosting an event that will not only look at the history of the region but also share how that history ties to today. Living History Weekend will be held  Sept. 18 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sept. 19 from noon to 4 p.m. inside and on the grounds of the museum, located at 204 E Moore Street in downtown...

We are excited to let everyone know that some of our in-person programming will soon resume! The education department has programming for both adults and children, starting with our seasonal favorite Salty Dog Saturday cooking series (21+ years old). These cooking classes are held on the...