Daily Tours

Open Monday - Saturday
10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Under North Carolina's Phase 2.5, the museum will reopen in stages.

Our seven colonial-revival gardens and historic house are open Tuesday-Saturday for the month of September. Guests will have access to the art gallery, exhibit hall, and restrooms, however the gift shop will remain closed until further notice. Please read our policies below.

  • Tours are limited in size, please call ahead to make sure we can accommodate your party.
  • Masks are required at all times for visitors 5-yrs-old & up. You may purchase a disposable mask at the door for $1.50.
  • Social distancing is expected in the house and gardens.

Guided tours of the house are given on the hour.

The last tour of the day is at 3:00 p.m.

Holiday observances can impact museum hours.   
Please call our visitor center to confirm holiday hours.

Adults: $12
Active/Retired Military: $10
Students with College ID: $10
Youth (Ages 6-18): $6
Children 5 and under: Free

Triple Ticket
Discounted admission to three historic house museums; the Burgwin-Wright House and Gardens, the Bellamy Mansion and the Latimer House - all within easy walking distance - $30

To purchase admission for guided tours, please enter the gift shop, located on the ground level of the museum house. We accept debit and credit cards.

Self-Guided Options
Guests are encouraged to enjoy a self-guided tour of the gardens, view exhibits in the visitor center, and enjoy the art in the gallery before or after taking a guided tour of the house.

Gift Shop
The gift shop is open during museum hours from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday through Saturday.
Out-of-town guests will find a wealth of merchandise that is unique to the museum and/or Wilmington - perfect mementos of your visit.

Gift shop offerings are constantly changing, but some examples of featured items are books on Colonial and local history, folk toys, locally made specialty food items, local art and crafts, note cards, post cards and patriotic novelties.

Holiday Observances
The museum and gardens are closed on the following holidays: New Year's Day, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas, and Boxing Day.

Weather and special events can impact museum hours. Please call or check our Facebook and Instagram pages for updates.

Group Tours 

School Field Trip

Night Tour

Architectural Tour







 We are proud to be a Blue Star Museum, offering free tours to active duty military and their families from Armed Forces Day through Labor Day.