"Keeping the Past Present"


Latimer House Tours

picture of latimer house interior

Monday - Saturday
10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Tours Begin On the Hour.

We will be have limited tour hours Tuesday 3/13 and Wednesday 3/14.
3/13 we will have tours at 10, 2, 1 and 3.
3/14 we will open at 12


Adults $12.00
Military ID $10.00
Student ID $6.00
Under Age of Five Free

Historic Downtown Walking Tours

Tours depart from Latimer House every other Saturdays at 12 pm. (2nd and 4th Saturday of the Month: Call ahead)
$12.00 Adults
$6.00 Children

"Keeping the Past Present"

  New Walking Tour Hours

2nd and 4th Saturday at 12 pm
The sun is shining, the flowers are blooming, and we are walking through history!!!
Join us on the 2nd and 4th Saturday of the month for our walking tour of historic downtown Wilmington.
Until the end of May, tours will be at 12 pm instead of 10 am to take advantage of the lovely weather.

Spring Programs:


Book Talk Series

Thursdays at 11 am, optional lunch following in the Tea Room at noon.
$5 for the talk, $15 for talk and lunch.   Call the Latimer House at 910-762-0492 (leave message after hours)
  to make a reservation for talk/lunch by Tuesday on the week of the presentation.


February 22

David A. Stallman – The Cotton Exchange: A Window into Wilmington’s Past

March 29

Gil Burnett – Bench Marks

April 26

Martie RiceThe Latimer House: A Living Museum by Barbara & Bush James, 2 nd edition,
revised and updated by Martie Rice & Michael

May 31

P hil Furia and Laurie Patterson –
The Songs of Hollywood              

Special Events

May 6

Lower Cape Fear Historical Soceiety Annual Meeting
followed by a talk by Christine Ingram on the Horrock's Donation of Latimer Clothing

May 19


Make a Donation

Contributions help to fund educational programs & maintenance of the Archives & the Latimer House & Gardens.

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Historic Homes and Organizations

House  & Gardens

  Museum: 910.762.0570

The Latimer House, Burgwin-Wright House Museum  &  Gardens, and The Bellamy Mansion Museum participate in the "Triple Ticket" promotion. The "Triple Ticket" is valid for one week and allows you to visit all three historic homes for one low price.

Three historic homes for $30 + Tax - a Savings of 2$ per House!
Stop by or call today for more details.

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