The Fort Johnston-Southport Museum and Visitors' Center overlooks the mouth of the Cape Fear River, showcasing the history, heritage, culture and natural beauty of Southport. Knowledgeable volunteers can provide you with the information you need to make Southport your most enjoyable stop. Take a self-guided walking tour through historic Southport. See churches and homes dating back to the 1800s, as well as landmarks like City Hall, the Old Brunswick Jail, Old Smithville Burial Grounds, and the River Pilots Tower. Free.