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New Hanover County COVID-19 Update: Case Count Now 44, 19 Recovered, CDC Recommends Covering Face in Public, Clarification on Boat Ramp and Marina Closures, County Attractions Online Resources

Posted April 4, 2020 at 6:43 pm     Category: Cape Fear MuseumEmergency ManagementEmergency NewsFire RescueLibraryNews ReleaseParks and GardensPublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County health officials are investigating two new positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the county’s total positive case count to 44. Both new cases … Read More »

Tech Giants Reunite at Cape Fear Museum for Experience STEM-ILM 2.0

Posted February 19, 2020 at 9:03 am     Category: Cape Fear Museum

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, N.C. – Cape Fear Museum is inviting the community to Experience STEM-ILM 2.0 presented by nCino, an evening to explore Science, Technology, Engineering and Math on Thursday, … Read More »

Museum Selected to Participate in Smithsonian Affiliates Earth Optimism Teen Conference

Posted February 12, 2020 at 9:19 am     Category: Cape Fear Museum

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, N.C. – Cape Fear Museum of History and Science will host an Earth Optimism Teen Conference on Saturday, March 14, 2020 from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m., in … Read More »

PNC Dinosaur Family Day Roars into Museum

Posted January 15, 2020 at 12:09 pm     Category: Cape Fear Museum

Cape Fear Museum is inviting the community to PNC Dinosaur Family Day, an afternoon to journey back in time to explore dinosaurs, examine fossils, discover why the Giant Ground Sloth … Read More »

To the Moon: Snoopy Soars with NASA Exhibit Open at Museum

Posted November 19, 2019 at 9:27 am     Category: Cape Fear Museum

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, N.C. – Cape Fear Museum of History and Science announces the opening of our newest traveling exhibit, To the Moon: Snoopy Soars with NASA. Just before the … Read More »

Jameson McDermott wins NC Science Teachers Association Award

Posted November 8, 2019 at 11:33 am     Category: Cape Fear Museum

New Hanover County, N.C. – Jameson McDermott, Museum Educator, will be presented with the 2019 North Carolina Science Teachers Association (NCSTA) Distinguished Service in Science Education Award Non-School Setting at … Read More »

Museum Announces Fossil Fair 2019

Posted October 22, 2019 at 10:22 am     Category: Cape Fear Museum

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, N.C. – Cape Fear Museum of History and Science invites the public to Fossil Fair 2019 taking place Saturday, November 2, 2019 from 9 a.m. to 5 … Read More »

Retro Fun at Museum After Dark Totally 80s Event

Posted October 1, 2019 at 2:22 pm     Category: Cape Fear Museum

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, N.C. – Cape Fear Museum of History and Science presents Museum After Dark: Totally 80s on Thursday, October 10, 2019 from 6 to 9 p.m. Enjoy a … Read More »

Cape Fear Museum Joins Smithsonian Magazine’s 15th Annual Museum Day

Posted September 11, 2019 at 3:56 pm     Category: Cape Fear Museum

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, N.C. — Cape Fear Museum of History and Science will open its doors free of charge to all Museum Day ticket holders on Saturday September 21, 2019 … Read More »

Museum to Temporarily Close for Two Weeks for Repairs

Posted August 15, 2019 at 11:02 am     Category: Cape Fear Museum

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, N.C. – Cape Fear Museum of History and Science will temporarily close on Saturday, August 24 through Monday, September 9 while building repairs caused by damage from … Read More »

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