Special thanks to The Applied Physics Laboratory of Johns Hopkins University
in Laurel, Maryland for providing videotape, models, and other documentation
for the Operation Bumblebee exhibit which forms the core of the Museum.
Museum Hours: Monday-Saturday 2-5pm now through Labor Day

Bumblebee Buzz June 2019

Preserving the Past, Enjoying the Present, Building the Future.

A Note From The President

Missiles and More Museum has been hosting visitors from all over North Carolina, the United States and abroad. The Bingo program began this week much to the delight of tourists and residents alike. Our exciting Summer Aquarium Program will begin June 26th. Plans are already in the works for our coastal arts and music festival, Autumn With Topsail 2019.
Make plans to join us at some of our fun-filled activities during the coming weeks!

Many HSTI members have requested a membership renewal notice. If you have not yet renewed your membership for 2019-2020, you will receive a reminder, as requested.

All the best for a great summer season!



Volunteers in Action #HSTIStrong

In Memory of “Barney” Wiley B. Bryant
May 3, 1929 – May 27, 2019

Barney Bryan was an active HSTI volunteer and an integral part of our HSTI Bingo program for sixteen years. At 90 years old he was the senior member of our Bingo team. We were honored by his friendship and gentle leadership in Bingo accounting matters.



June 12, 2019~ Missiles and More Museum Banner Day-266 Visitors!
Photo by Edna C. Smith

Volunteer Today!

Museum: We need more than docents-good at organization, accounting, technology?? contact Rose Peters Volunteer in the Museum!
BINGO!: Join the Fun on those hot summer Thursday Nights!! No experience necessary. Need help in concession and card sales, accounting and technology!! Contact Barry Newsome: Volunteer for BINGO!
Aquarium Program: Fun for all ages but it’s all about the kids! Come out and see the aquatic world through the eye of a child! Contact Virginia Teachey: Volunteer for Aquarium Program!
Autumn with Topsail: Arts, Food, & Beach Music! Critical need: Silent Auction Manager-no solicitation! Be available October 19 and 20. Contact Rick Stidley: Volunteer for Autumn with Topsail!
Luncheons and Lecture Series: Delicious food, great speakers and friendly fellowship! Want to meet new people, can you make change, how do you feel about taking out the trash? We need you! Contact Gaylene Branton Volunteer for the Luncheons!


BINGO!! June 13-August 15, 2019: Thursday nights are fun for the entire family at the Historic Assembly Building! Doors Open at 6PM – Early Bird Games start at 6:30PM Main Games start at 7PM. Please no outside food or drinks. Concessions for sale on site!
All proceeds go to support The Historical Society of Topsail Island’s mission to collect, preserve and promote the history of the Greater Topsail Island area.
Summer Aquarium Program Presented by NC Aquarium at Fort Fisher Outreach: Join us Wednesday afternoons from 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. inside the Historic Assembly Building. These interactive programs are designed for families with school aged children. A donation of $1.00 per child is appreciated to defray the cost and enable us to continue these exciting programs.
June 26  Hermit Crab’s Friends (aimed at 4-5 year old’s), July 3 Jammin’ Jellies, July 10 Turtle Time, July 17 Fantastic Fish, July 24 Scaly Survivors, July 31 Our Living Seashells

Don’t Miss This:

10th Anniversary Celebration
July 4-7 2019
Historic Ocean City Community
2649 Island Dr, North Topsail Beach, NC 28460

More Information!