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Summer Pop-ups: Cape Fear Constructors 11:00 am
Summer Pop-ups: Cape Fear Constructors
Jul 31 @ 11:00 am – Aug 5 @ 11:30 am
Offered at 11 AM and 2 PM Discover science and history in the Museum galleries at this drop-in program. Summer Pop-ups offer quick activities that are designed to encourage discovery ... Read More »
Summer Pop-ups: Cape Fear Constructors 2:00 pm
Summer Pop-ups: Cape Fear Constructors
Jul 31 @ 2:00 pm – Aug 5 @ 2:30 pm
Offered at 11 AM and 2 PM Discover science and history in the Museum galleries at this drop-in program. Summer Pop-ups offer quick activities that are designed to encourage discovery ... Read More »
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Little Explorers 10:00 am
Little Explorers
Aug 4 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Meet your friends in Museum Park for fun hands-on activities! Enjoy interactive circle time, conduct exciting experiments, and play games related to a weekly theme. Perfect for children ages 3 ... Read More »
Sky Quest: Film Fridays 3:00 pm
Sky Quest: Film Fridays
Aug 4 @ 3:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Step inside the Museum’s digital planetarium and enjoy a special film every Friday afternoon all summer long. All ages. Space is limited. Adult participation required.
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Residents’ Free Day 1:00 pm
Residents’ Free Day
Aug 6 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
New Hanover County residents are admitted free to the Museum the first Sunday of every month.
Curiosity Carts 1:30 pm
Curiosity Carts
Aug 6 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Get your hands on history and science! Examine artifacts and science specimens. Gain insight into topics featured in museum exhibits. Carts are stationed in Museum galleries and feature short hands-on, ... Read More »
Beaches: Views from Cape Fear Museum’s Collection 2:00 pm
Beaches: Views from Cape Fear Museum’s Collection
Aug 6 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Join historian Jan Davidson for a look at New Hanover County’s historic beach communities. See vintage beach postcards, photos, and advertising materials from Cape Fear museum’s collection. Afterward, beach images ... Read More »
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Summer Pop-ups: Movie Magic 11:00 am
Summer Pop-ups: Movie Magic
Aug 7 @ 11:00 am – Aug 12 @ 11:30 am
Offered at 11 AM and 2 PM Discover science and history in the Museum galleries at this drop-in program. Summer Pop-ups offer quick activities that are designed to encourage discovery ... Read More »
Summer Pop-ups: Movie Magic 2:00 pm
Summer Pop-ups: Movie Magic
Aug 7 @ 2:00 pm – Aug 12 @ 2:30 pm
Offered at 11 AM and 2 PM Discover science and history in the Museum galleries at this drop-in program. Summer Pop-ups offer quick activities that are designed to encourage discovery ... Read More »
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Insiders Tour 10:00 am
Insiders Tour
Aug 8 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Explore the history of your community with a tour that includes a behind the scenes sneak peek. Pre-registration is required. Click here to register or call 910-798-4362.
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Little Explorers 10:00 am
Little Explorers
Aug 11 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Meet your friends in Museum Park for fun hands-on activities! Enjoy interactive circle time, conduct exciting experiments, and play games related to a weekly theme. Perfect for children ages 3 ... Read More »
Sky Quest: Film Fridays 3:00 pm
Sky Quest: Film Fridays
Aug 11 @ 3:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Step inside the Museum’s digital planetarium and enjoy a special film every Friday afternoon all summer long. All ages. Space is limited. Adult participation required.
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Lego Mindstorm Robots 1:00 pm
Lego Mindstorm Robots
Aug 12 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Engage in science, technology, engineering and math as you construct and program a LEGO MINDSTORMS® robot! Let your imagination soar as you imagine a world with more robot helpers. Appropriate ... Read More »
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Discovery Lab 2:30 pm
Discovery Lab
Aug 13 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Investigate, experiment, and explore! In the Discovery Lab, the whole family can drop-in for fun, quick experiments and hands-on investigations. Themes vary. Ideal for ages 5 and up. Adult participation ... Read More »
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Summer Pop-ups: Solar Eclipse 11:00 am
Summer Pop-ups: Solar Eclipse
Aug 14 @ 11:00 am – Aug 19 @ 11:30 am
Offered at 11 AM and 2 PM Discover science and history in the Museum galleries at this drop-in program. Summer Pop-ups offer quick activities that are designed to encourage discovery ... Read More »
Summer Pop-ups: Solar Eclipse 2:00 pm
Summer Pop-ups: Solar Eclipse
Aug 14 @ 2:00 pm – Aug 19 @ 2:30 pm
Offered at 11 AM and 2 PM Discover science and history in the Museum galleries at this drop-in program. Summer Pop-ups offer quick activities that are designed to encourage discovery ... Read More »
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Lego We-Do Robots – SOLD OUT! 2:00 pm
Lego We-Do Robots – SOLD OUT!
Aug 15 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
This program is sold out! Families of young engineers and scientists will work together and bring LEGO to life. Use kid friendly programming tools to build and program your first ... Read More »
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Little Explorers 10:00 am
Little Explorers
Aug 18 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Meet your friends in Museum Park for fun hands-on activities! Enjoy interactive circle time, conduct exciting experiments, and play games related to a weekly theme. Perfect for children ages 3 ... Read More »
Sky Quest: Film Fridays 3:00 pm
Sky Quest: Film Fridays
Aug 18 @ 3:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Step inside the Museum’s digital planetarium and enjoy a special film every Friday afternoon all summer long. All ages. Space is limited. Adult participation required.
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Discovery Lab 2:30 pm
Discovery Lab
Aug 20 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Investigate, experiment, and explore! In the Discovery Lab, the whole family can drop-in for fun, quick experiments and hands-on investigations. Themes vary. Ideal for ages 5 and up. Adult participation ... Read More »
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2017 Solar Eclipse Party 12:30 pm
2017 Solar Eclipse Party
Aug 21 @ 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm
On Monday, August 21, 2017, North America will experience an eclipse where the moon passes in front of the sun. The path of totality, where the moon will completely cover ... Read More »
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Little Explorers 10:00 am
Little Explorers
Aug 25 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Meet your friends in Museum Park for fun hands-on activities! Enjoy interactive circle time, conduct exciting experiments, and play games related to a weekly theme. Perfect for children ages 3 ... Read More »
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Little Explorers 10:00 am
Little Explorers
Aug 26 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Meet your friends in Museum Park for fun hands-on activities! Enjoy interactive circle time, conduct exciting experiments, and play games related to a weekly theme. Perfect for children ages 3 ... Read More »
Museum Explorers 2:00 pm
Museum Explorers
Aug 26 @ 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
Ignite your curiosity! Discover history, science and cultures of the Lower Cape Fear through interactive science investigations, hands-on exploration and unique artifacts. Our activities are designed to stimulate curiosity and ... Read More »
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Sky Quest: Summer Constellations 1:30 pm
Sky Quest: Summer Constellations
Aug 27 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Show times: 1:30 PM, 2:15 PM, 3 PM Learn how to identify the Summer Triangle and enjoy a meteor shower.
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