MANDATORY WATER RESTRICTIONS ARE IN EFFECT for all CFPUA customers until further notice.

An open BURNING BAN is in effect for all unincorporated areas of New Hanover County, as debris collection from Hurricane Matthew continues.

A State of Emergency is still in effect due to coastal flood warnings.

Cape Fear Stories

Exhibit on view: Ongoing

Discover the history, science, and cultures of the Lower Cape Fear region in this lively and interactive exhibition, as you explore how life in the area has changed over time. The Museum’s core exhibit describes how and why the region has been the hub of Southeastern North Carolina’s commerce and culture.

Cape Fear Stories presents artifacts, images, models, and three-dimensional settings to explore people’s lives in the Lower Cape Fear from Native American times through the end of the 20th century.


814 Market Street • Wilmington, NC 28401 • Phone 910-798-4370 • Fax 910-798-4382