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Little Explorers 10:00 am
Little Explorers
Feb 3 @ 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
Feb 4 @ 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 »
Behind the Scenes: Our Favorite New Old Things 2:00 pm
Behind the Scenes: Our Favorite New Old Things
Feb 4 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Have you ever wondered how a Museum decides what to accept into its collection? Every year Cape Fear Museum collects historical artifacts and images to better tell our region’s stories. Over ... Read More »
Museum Explorers 2:00 pm
Museum Explorers
Feb 4 @ 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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Documentary Screening: “Why Do We Have Black Dolls?” 1:00 pm
Documentary Screening: “Why Do We Have Black Dolls?”
Feb 5 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Program begins at 1 PM First Showing: 1:30 PM Second showing: 3 PM Visit Cape Fear Museum to view the award-wining documentary Why Do You Have Black Dolls? and examine ... Read More »
Residents’ Free Day 1:00 pm
Residents’ Free Day
Feb 5 @ 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
Feb 5 @ 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 »
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Museum Closed
Museum Closed
Feb 6 all-day
Cape Fear Museum on Mondays until Memorial Day, Monday, May 29, 2017.
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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)
Feb 9 @ 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
Feb 10 @ 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
Feb 11 @ 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
Feb 11 @ 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
Feb 12 @ 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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Museum Closed
Museum Closed
Feb 13 all-day
Cape Fear Museum on Mondays until Memorial Day, Monday, May 29, 2017.
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Insiders Tour 10:00 am
Insiders Tour
Feb 14 @ 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
Feb 17 @ 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
Feb 18 @ 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 »
SOLD OUT! Family Workshop: Lego Robots 1:00 pm
SOLD OUT! Family Workshop: Lego Robots
Feb 18 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
SOLD OUT! 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 ... Read More »
Museum Explorers 2:00 pm
Museum Explorers
Feb 18 @ 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
Feb 19 @ 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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Museum Closed
Museum Closed
Feb 20 all-day
Cape Fear Museum on Mondays until Memorial Day, Monday, May 29, 2017.
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Museum After Dark: Outer Space 6:30 pm
Museum After Dark: Outer Space
Feb 23 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Step inside our digital planetarium and hear about Greek gods for grownups. See what it’s like to live and work on the International Space Station in Space Place. Make and ... Read More »
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Little Explorers 10:00 am
Little Explorers
Feb 24 @ 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 »
SOLD OUT! Family Workshop: Lego Robots 2:00 pm
SOLD OUT! Family Workshop: Lego Robots
Feb 24 @ 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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Museum Explorers 11:00 am
Museum Explorers
Feb 25 @ 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
Feb 25 @ 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: The Orion Family of Constellations 1:30 pm
Sky Quest: The Orion Family of Constellations
Feb 26 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Investigate the well-known constellation Orion.  Learn the science behind the legend of the Orion and see fascinating objects that call the winter sky home. Adult participation is required. Show times: ... Read More »
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Museum Closed
Museum Closed
Feb 27 all-day
Cape Fear Museum on Mondays until Memorial Day, Monday, May 29, 2017.
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