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State of Emergency Effective at 6:00 PM

Posted October 2, 2015 at 12:11 pm     Category: Cape Fear MuseumCommunications & OutreachEmergency ManagementFire RescueNews ReleasePublic HealthSenior Resource Center

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – A State of Emergency has been declared for New Hanover County and all municipalities effective today, Oct. 2, at 6 p.m. in advance of torrential … Read More »

Museum to Break Ground for Outdoor Park

Posted March 23, 2015 at 9:01 am     Category: Cape Fear MuseumNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Cape Fear Museum will break ground for its Outdoor Learning Environment on Tuesday, March 31, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. The ceremony, which is free and … Read More »

New Hanover County announces a new Museum Director for Cape Fear Museum

Posted September 19, 2014 at 11:58 am     Category: Cape Fear MuseumNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Sheryl Kingery Mays will begin as Museum Director for Cape Fear Museum on Tuesday, November 4th. Currently residing in Williamsburg, Virginia, Ms. Mays possesses a … Read More »

Museum’s Longtime Volunteer and Store Manager to Retire

Posted August 6, 2014 at 5:55 pm     Category: Cape Fear Museum

WILMINGTON, N.C. – Cape Fear Museum’s Coordinator of Volunteer Services and Museum Store Manager Karen Smith is retiring on September 1, 2014. Smith began at the museum in 1991. During … Read More »

Museum Hosts Europe Trip

Posted August 1, 2014 at 3:58 pm     Category: Cape Fear Museum

WILMINGTON, N.C. – Need a holiday? Join Cape Fear Museum for a seven day trip abroad and guided group tour through Gate 1 Travel, Europe: Highlights of History April 12-19, … Read More »

Auction Notice

Posted July 16, 2014 at 7:09 pm     Category: Cape Fear Museum

Cape Fear Museum is auctioning numerous objects deaccessioned from its permanent collection. Some items do not meet the Museum’s mission of collecting items related to history, science or cultures of … Read More »

Museum “Connects” Visitors with Communication Exhibit

Posted July 16, 2014 at 1:15 pm     Category: Cape Fear Museum

WILMINGTON, N.C. – How have people communicated over distances over time? Cape Fear Museum’s collection includes thousands of artifacts related to both manual and digital methods of communication. View 32objects … Read More »

Cape Fear Museum Associates Unveils New Website

Posted July 14, 2014 at 2:55 pm     Category: Cape Fear Museum

WILMINGTON, N.C. – Cape Fear Museum Associates, Inc. is pleased to announce the unveiling of their new website, www.cfmassociates.org. Take a glance at our Associates members and donors. Learn how … Read More »

Museum Loans Artifacts for Film Exhibit

Posted May 22, 2014 at 12:52 pm     Category: Cape Fear Museum

Approximately 100 of Cape Fear Museum’s film-related artifacts will journey to the North Carolina Museum of History in Raleigh to be featured in the first major exhibit about the state’s … Read More »

Museum Awarded Corning Grant

Posted May 15, 2014 at 8:36 pm     Category: Cape Fear Museum

Cape Fear Museum has been awarded a $5,000 grant from Corning Incorporated Foundation to assist with the purchase of a new digital, portable planetarium. An integral educational component of the … Read More »

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