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Looking Up: Star Party, a Unique Stargazing Event

Posted April 10, 2017 at 8:44 am     Category: Cape Fear Museum

Wilmington, N.C. – Join Cape Fear Museum, Carolina Beach State Park and other community partners for a fun-filled evening of stargazing and astronomy-themed activities on Friday, April 21, from 7:00-10:00 … Read More »

Spend Spring Break with Cape Fear Museum

Posted April 5, 2017 at 5:12 pm     Category: Cape Fear Museum

WILMINGTON, N.C.— Need something to do with the kids during Spring Break? Cape Fear Museum has fun, hands-on science activities planned for each day of the week beginning Monday, April … Read More »

Museum Curator Set to Retire

Posted March 15, 2017 at 8:40 am     Category: Cape Fear Museum

WILMINGTON, N.C. – For more than 100 years, Cape Fear Museum has collected, preserved and interpreted objects relating to the history, science and cultures of the Lower Cape Fear. One … Read More »

Smithsonian Traveling Exhibit Celebrating the Invention of the American Backyard Coming to Cape Fear Museum

Posted March 3, 2017 at 8:40 am     Category: Cape Fear Museum

WILMINGTON, N.C. – These are the perennial signs of a suburban summer: the smell of hot dogs on the grill, the sound of a mower on a Saturday afternoon, pool … Read More »

A Museum Whodunit

Posted January 9, 2017 at 8:29 am     Category: Cape Fear Museum

WILMINGTON, N.C. – Oh no, something mysterious has happened at Cape Fear Museum and investigators need your help cracking a curious case of “whodunit?” Become a super sleuth, search for … Read More »

Museum Offers Family Programs During Holiday Break

Posted December 13, 2016 at 10:52 am     Category: Cape Fear Museum

WILMINGTON, N.C. – Need something for the kids to do while on holiday break from school? Join Cape Fear Museum educators for a week of activities featuring cool topics with … Read More »

Museum Wins Exhibit Award

Posted November 15, 2016 at 12:15 pm     Category: Cape Fear Museum

WILMINGTON, N.C. – Cape Fear Museum’s Reflections in Black and White exhibit won a Gold Award for Outstanding Exhibition in the “Exhibits under $10,000” category from the Southeastern Museums Conference … Read More »

Museum to Open New Space-Themed Experience

Posted October 25, 2016 at 8:09 am     Category: Cape Fear Museum

WILMINGTON, N.C. – With the help of a $19,134 GE Foundation grant and more than 250 volunteer hours from GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy and GE Aviation employees, New Hanover County’s … Read More »

Museum Hosting Building with Biology Program

Posted September 23, 2016 at 11:00 am     Category: Cape Fear Museum

WILMINGTON, N.C. – Can engineered mosquitoes reduce the spread of malaria, dengue fever and Zika virus? Should we mess with biology? Join a lively discussion with local scientists and the … Read More »

Museum Celebrates Opening of Smithsonian’s Museum of African American History and Culture

Posted September 14, 2016 at 9:14 am     Category: Cape Fear Museum

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – On September 24, 2016, the Smithsonian Institution will open its newest museum, the National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC). NMAAHC is the … Read More »

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