On a Roll is a small little sandwich joint on the edge of the downtown area that shows newcomers just how good local cuisine can be on a roll, between two slices of bread, or curled up into a wrap. Boasting a big variety in a small but inviting atmosphere, this small eatery is a fine quick stop for working downtown residents and visiting explorers alike.

The deli-style menu features both special selections and “create your own” options. The do-it-yourself section is wonderfully vast, and includes nearly a dozen different types of bread or wraps like a brioche roll, honey wheat bread, or marbled rye, as well as a dozen meat varieties, different cheeses, veggies, and plenty of unique sauces like Cajun mayo, deli mustard, and BBQ. Can’t decide? Then pick one of the fresh sandwiches or wraps which includes a global influences of flavors. Traditionalists can opt for a BLT, mile high club, or a roast beef and Swiss sandwich, while more adventurous patrons can dive into something different, like the Maui Wowie with BBQ chicken, ham, Swiss and pineapple, or the Hipster wrap with turkey, hummus, and Peppercorn Gourmaise. Fresh and fast, On a Roll is a perfect quick-bite destination for visitors who want plenty of energy for a busy day. 

  • Monday10:30am-3:00pm
  • Tuesday10:30am-3:00pm
  • Wednesday10:30am-3:00pm
  • Thursday10:30am-3:00pm
  • Friday10:30am-3:00pm
Cape Fear Museum

Cape Fear Museum

The Cape Fear Museum, (shorthand for the Cape Fear Museum of History and Science), has been educating and entertaining visitors for well over 100 years. Founded in 1898, the museum is the oldest operating museum in North Carolina, and welcomes hundreds of thousands of visitors every year. Distinguished for its modern structure and Market Street location in the middle of Downtown Wilmington, the museum has a wealth of information on the history, wildlife and culture of the 50-square mile Cape Fear region. More than 50 thousand exhibits can be found within its brick and concrete walls, and patrons of all ages will surely find an exhibit or two that is engrossing, educational, and sheds new light on this essential coastal Carolina region.

Wrightsville Beach Museum of History

Wrightsville Beach Museum of History

The small but well-stocked Wrightsville Beach Museum of History is a charming little attraction that may not take very long to explore, but nevertheless presents a complete and fascinating portrait of this surprisingly long-standing beach town.