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Cape Fear Museum Participates in Blue Star Museums

Posted May 16, 2017 at 8:25 am     Category: Cape Fear Museum

Cape Fear Museum of History and Science is one of more than 2,000 museums across America to offer free admission to military personnel and their families this summer in collaboration … Read More »

Museum Awarded SEAHEC Grant

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

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Cape Fear Museum has been awarded a $9,975 grant from South East Area Health Education Center (SEAHEC) Legacy Fund and New Hanover Regional Medical Center … Read More »

Cape Fear Museum Enhances Williston Auditorium

Posted May 1, 2017 at 7:25 am     Category: Cape Fear Museum

WILMINGTON, N.C.— Cape Fear Museum has added a new case of artifacts and images from the 1900s to 1970s to Williston Auditorium. The display highlights student life at Williston High … Read More »

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 »

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