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Little Explorers 10:00 am
Little Explorers
Jun 2 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Explore the world around us with hands-on activities, experiments and fun in Museum Park! Enjoy interactive story time, exploration stations and play related to a weekly theme. In event of ... Read More »
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Museum Explorers 11:00 am
Museum Explorers
Jun 3 @ 11:00 am – 11:45 am
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 »
Museum Explorers 2:00 pm
Museum Explorers
Jun 3 @ 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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Residents’ Free Day 1:00 pm
Residents’ Free Day
Jun 4 @ 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
Jun 4 @ 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 »
Gardening 101 with the Cape Fear Garden Club 1:30 pm
Gardening 101 with the Cape Fear Garden Club
Jun 4 @ 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm
When should you trim your azaleas? How do you attract local birds to your yard? What’s trendy in gardening? Join Cape Fear Garden Club members to explore gardening in our ... Read More »
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PreK Math and Science (Presented by New Hanover County Libraries) 10:00 am
PreK Math and Science (Presented by New Hanover County Libraries)
Jun 8 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Play, learn, and explore with your child. Math and science concepts will be introduced through interactive story times, hands on science experiments and exploration stations. This program is designed for ... Read More »
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Little Explorers 10:00 am
Little Explorers
Jun 9 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Explore the world around us with hands-on activities, experiments and fun in Museum Park! Enjoy interactive story time, exploration stations and play related to a weekly theme. In event of ... Read More »
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Museum Explorers 11:00 am
Museum Explorers
Jun 10 @ 11:00 am – 11:45 am
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 »
Museum Explorers 2:00 pm
Museum Explorers
Jun 10 @ 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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Discovery Lab 2:30 pm
Discovery Lab
Jun 11 @ 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! 11:00 am
Summer Pop-ups!
Jun 12 @ 11:00 am – Jun 17 @ 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! 2:00 pm
Summer Pop-ups!
Jun 12 @ 2:00 pm – Jun 17 @ 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
Jun 13 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Curious about the Cape Fear? Explore the history, science and cultures of your hometown at Cape Fear Museum. Tour is free with admission and include a sneak peek behind the ... Read More »
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Little Explorers 10:00 am
Little Explorers
Jun 16 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Explore the world around us with hands-on activities, experiments and fun in Museum Park! Enjoy interactive story time, exploration stations and play related to a weekly theme. In event of ... Read More »
Sky Quest: Film Fridays 3:00 pm
Sky Quest: Film Fridays
Jun 16 @ 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. Click here to view film ... Read More »
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SOLD OUT! Lego We-Do Robots 1:00 pm
SOLD OUT! Lego We-Do Robots
Jun 17 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 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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Discovery Lab 2:30 pm
Discovery Lab
Jun 18 @ 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! 11:00 am
Summer Pop-ups!
Jun 19 @ 11:00 am – Jun 24 @ 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! 2:00 pm
Summer Pop-ups!
Jun 19 @ 2:00 pm – Jun 24 @ 2:30 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 through play and hands-on learning. Admission is ... Read More »
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FULL – Workshop: Sewing and Circuits 3:30 pm
FULL – Workshop: Sewing and Circuits
Jun 21 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
*This workshop is at capacity. Explore crafting with LED lights! Create a wearable, light-up felt pin and learn how to incorporate conductive thread and LEDs into craft projects. Instruction and ... Read More »
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Little Explorers 10:00 am
Little Explorers
Jun 23 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Explore the world around us with hands-on activities, experiments and fun in Museum Park! Enjoy interactive story time, exploration stations and play related to a weekly theme. In event of ... Read More »
Sky Quest: Film Fridays 3:00 pm
Sky Quest: Film Fridays
Jun 23 @ 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. Click here to view film ... Read More »
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Sky Quest Film: Epic Space Battles 1:30 pm
Sky Quest Film: Epic Space Battles
Jun 25 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Show times: 1:30 PM, 2:15 PM, 3 PM Discover the epic battles hidden in our night sky. Examine the myths of Hercules versus Draco, Sagittarius and the Scorpion, and learn ... Read More »
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Summer Pop-ups! 11:00 am
Summer Pop-ups!
Jun 26 @ 11:00 am – Jul 1 @ 11:30 am
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 through play and hands-on learning. Admission is ... Read More »
Summer Pop-ups! 2:00 pm
Summer Pop-ups!
Jun 26 @ 2:00 pm – Jul 1 @ 2:30 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 through play and hands-on learning. Admission is ... Read More »
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SOLD OUT! Lego Mindstorm Robots 2:00 pm
SOLD OUT! Lego Mindstorm Robots
Jun 28 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 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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Little Explorers 10:00 am
Little Explorers
Jun 30 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Explore the world around us with hands-on activities, experiments and fun in Museum Park! Enjoy interactive story time, exploration stations and play related to a weekly theme. In event of ... Read More »
Sky Quest: Film Fridays 3:00 pm
Sky Quest: Film Fridays
Jun 30 @ 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. Click here to view film ... Read More »
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