A Museum Whodunit

Posted January 5, 2017 at 1:10 pm     Category: NewsMuseum

WILMINGTON, N.C. – Oh no, something mysterious has happened at Cape Fear Museum and investigators need your help cracking a curious case of “whodunit?”

Become a super sleuth, search for clues, and conduct scientific investigation to solve an all new Mystery at the Museum Saturday, January 28 between 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. (last ticket sold at 3:00).

A rare gem is missing from the Museum! Investigate the crime scene, follow leads, and collect evidence. Interview witnesses and interrogate the suspects to figure out who is guilty of the heist. Forensic science, clues, and your imagination will help you solve the latest Mystery at the Museum. Adult participation is required.

Analyze fingerprints, compare blood types, and conduct chromatography experiments. Create an alias and practice detective strategies. Work with Jordan Perry of Perry’s Emporium to tell real jewels from fake ones.  Think you know the culprit? Report your observations to New Hanover County Sheriff Ed McMahon and District Attorney Ben David.

Mystery at the Museum is fun for all ages. Parental participation is required. The program is free for Museum members, $8 for non-members, age 6 and up. *Note, the museum will close at 12:00 p.m. for set-up and will re-open at 1:00 p.m.


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