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Girl Scouts Robotics Workshop 1:00 pm
Girl Scouts Robotics Workshop
Jul 2 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
$10 per Girl Scout Free for troop leaders, parents and chaperones Complete two robotics badges with fun, hands-on Lego® Robots WeDo 2.0 challenges. Work together to build, program and complete ... Read More »
Science Cycle: Carolina Beach Boardwalk 6:30 pm
Science Cycle: Carolina Beach Boardwalk
Jul 2 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Imagine your delight and surprise when you encounter Cape Fear Museum’s Science Cycle, a mobile program that will inspire kids to be curious, think big and experiment by bringing science and hands-on activities to them in outdoor ... Read More »
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Museum Pop-Up: Dino Dig 10:00 am
Museum Pop-Up: Dino Dig
Jul 3 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Play, build, create and always learn something new in these short, drop-in programs. Activities change weekly and will “pop-up” in Museum exhibits all summer long. Adult participation is required. Fun ... Read More »
Museum Pop-Up: Dino Dig 2:00 pm
Museum Pop-Up: Dino Dig
Jul 3 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Play, build, create and always learn something new in these short, drop-in programs. Activities change weekly and will “pop-up” in Museum exhibits all summer long. Adult participation is required. Fun ... Read More »
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Planetarium at Dusk: Extrasolar Planets 5:30 pm
Planetarium at Dusk: Extrasolar Planets
Jul 4 @ 5:30 pm
They’re out there!  (30 min)
Museum Open Late 7:00 pm
Museum Open Late
Jul 4 @ 7:00 pm
The Museum is open late until 7 PM each Thursday from Memorial Day to Labor Day. We will screen a different Planetarium film each evening at 6 PM. Check calendar ... Read More »
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Little Explorers: Red, White & Blue 10:00 am
Little Explorers: Red, White & Blue
Jul 5 @ 10:00 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 »
Engineering Challenge: Build a Better Bridge 2:00 pm
Engineering Challenge: Build a Better Bridge
Jul 5 @ 2:00 pm
Think like an engineer! Design, build and test a prototype of your creation. Drop in at 2 PM to put your skills to the test. Perfect for kids age 5 ... Read More »
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Little Explorers: Red, White & Blue 10:00 am
Little Explorers: Red, White & Blue
Jul 6 @ 10:00 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 »
Engineering Challenge: Build a Better Bridge 2:00 pm
Engineering Challenge: Build a Better Bridge
Jul 6 @ 2:00 pm
Think like an engineer! Design, build and test a prototype of your creation. Drop in at 2 PM to put your skills to the test. Perfect for kids age 5 ... Read More »
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Residents’ Free Day 1:00 pm
Residents’ Free Day
Jul 7 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
New Hanover County residents are admitted free to the Museum the first Sunday of every month.
Science Cycle: Cape Fear Museum 3:00 pm
Science Cycle: Cape Fear Museum
Jul 7 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Imagine your delight and surprise when you encounter Cape Fear Museum’s Science Cycle, a mobile program that will inspire kids to be curious, think big and experiment by bringing science and hands-on activities to them in outdoor ... Read More »
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Museum Pop-Up: Plastic Free July 10:00 am
Museum Pop-Up: Plastic Free July
Jul 10 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Play, build, create and always learn something new in these short, drop-in programs. Activities change weekly and will “pop-up” in Museum exhibits all summer long. Adult participation is required. Fun ... Read More »
Museum Pop-Up: Plastic Free July 2:00 pm
Museum Pop-Up: Plastic Free July
Jul 10 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Play, build, create and always learn something new in these short, drop-in programs. Activities change weekly and will “pop-up” in Museum exhibits all summer long. Adult participation is required. Fun ... Read More »
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Museum Pop-Up: Plastic Free July 10:00 am
Museum Pop-Up: Plastic Free July
Jul 11 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Play, build, create and always learn something new in these short, drop-in programs. Activities change weekly and will “pop-up” in Museum exhibits all summer long. Adult participation is required. Fun ... Read More »
Preschool Pop-Up Science: Discovering Dinos 10:00 am
Preschool Pop-Up Science: Discovering Dinos
Jul 11 @ 10:00 am
Meet new friends in your community for fun hands-on activities! New activities and circle time each week. Perfect for children ages 3 to 6 and their adult helpers.
Museum Pop-Up: Plastic Free July 2:00 pm
Museum Pop-Up: Plastic Free July
Jul 11 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Play, build, create and always learn something new in these short, drop-in programs. Activities change weekly and will “pop-up” in Museum exhibits all summer long. Adult participation is required. Fun ... Read More »
Science Cycle: Cape Fear Museum 5:00 pm
Science Cycle: Cape Fear Museum
Jul 11 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Imagine your delight and surprise when you encounter Cape Fear Museum’s Science Cycle, a mobile program that will inspire kids to be curious, think big and experiment by bringing science and hands-on activities to them in outdoor ... Read More »
Planetarium at Dusk: Moons – World of Mystery 5:30 pm
Planetarium at Dusk: Moons – World of Mystery
Jul 11 @ 5:30 pm
Take a fascinating trip to the little world of our solar system! Fulldome film from Museum of Science, Boston. (35 min)
Museum Open Late 7:00 pm
Museum Open Late
Jul 11 @ 7:00 pm
The Museum is open late until 7 PM each Thursday from Memorial Day to Labor Day. We will screen a different Planetarium film each evening at 6 PM. Check calendar ... Read More »
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Science Cycle: Hugh MacRae Park 9:30 am
Science Cycle: Hugh MacRae Park
Jul 12 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Imagine your delight and surprise when you encounter Cape Fear Museum’s Science Cycle, a mobile program that will inspire kids to be curious, think big and experiment by bringing science and hands-on activities to them in outdoor ... Read More »
Little Explorers: Dynamic Dinosaurs 10:00 am
Little Explorers: Dynamic Dinosaurs
Jul 12 @ 10:00 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 »
Planetarium Adventures: Dinosaurs at Dusk 2:00 pm
Planetarium Adventures: Dinosaurs at Dusk
Jul 12 @ 2:00 pm
From pterosaurs to paragliding – a full-speed flight through history!  (45 min)
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Science Cycle: Riverfront Farmers Market 9:30 am
Science Cycle: Riverfront Farmers Market
Jul 13 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Imagine your delight and surprise when you encounter Cape Fear Museum’s Science Cycle, a mobile program that will inspire kids to be curious, think big and experiment by bringing science and hands-on activities to them in outdoor ... Read More »
Little Explorers: Dynamic Dinosaurs 10:00 am
Little Explorers: Dynamic Dinosaurs
Jul 13 @ 10:00 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 »
Planetarium Adventures: Dinosaurs at Dusk 2:00 pm
Planetarium Adventures: Dinosaurs at Dusk
Jul 13 @ 2:00 pm
From pterosaurs to paragliding – a full-speed flight through history!  (45 min)
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Science Cycle: Carolina Beach Boardwalk Gazebo 6:30 pm
Science Cycle: Carolina Beach Boardwalk Gazebo
Jul 16 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Imagine your delight and surprise when you encounter Cape Fear Museum’s Science Cycle, a mobile program that will inspire kids to be curious, think big and experiment by bringing science and hands-on activities to them in outdoor ... Read More »
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Museum Pop-Up: Moon Exploration 10:00 am
Museum Pop-Up: Moon Exploration
Jul 17 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Play, build, create and always learn something new in these short, drop-in programs. Activities change weekly and will “pop-up” in Museum exhibits all summer long. Adult participation is required. Fun ... Read More »
Museum Pop-Up: Moon Exploration 2:00 pm
Museum Pop-Up: Moon Exploration
Jul 17 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Play, build, create and always learn something new in these short, drop-in programs. Activities change weekly and will “pop-up” in Museum exhibits all summer long. Adult participation is required. Fun ... Read More »
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Museum Pop-Up: Moon Exploration 10:00 am
Museum Pop-Up: Moon Exploration
Jul 18 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Play, build, create and always learn something new in these short, drop-in programs. Activities change weekly and will “pop-up” in Museum exhibits all summer long. Adult participation is required. Fun ... Read More »
Preschool Pop-Up Science: Race to the Moon 10:00 am
Preschool Pop-Up Science: Race to the Moon
Jul 18 @ 10:00 am
Meet new friends in your community for fun hands-on activities! New activities and circle time each week. Perfect for children ages 3 to 6 and their adult helpers.
Museum Pop-Up: Moon Exploration 2:00 pm
Museum Pop-Up: Moon Exploration
Jul 18 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Play, build, create and always learn something new in these short, drop-in programs. Activities change weekly and will “pop-up” in Museum exhibits all summer long. Adult participation is required. Fun ... Read More »
Science Cycle: Cape Fear Museum 5:00 pm
Science Cycle: Cape Fear Museum
Jul 18 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Imagine your delight and surprise when you encounter Cape Fear Museum’s Science Cycle, a mobile program that will inspire kids to be curious, think big and experiment by bringing science and hands-on activities to them in outdoor ... Read More »
Planetarium at Dusk: Dawn of the Space Age 5:30 pm
Planetarium at Dusk: Dawn of the Space Age
Jul 18 @ 5:30 pm
Relive the excitement of the early days of space exploration! (41 min)
Museum Open Late 7:00 pm
Museum Open Late
Jul 18 @ 7:00 pm
The Museum is open late until 7 PM each Thursday from Memorial Day to Labor Day. We will screen a different Planetarium film each evening at 6 PM. Check calendar ... Read More »
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Little Explorers: Good Morning Moon 10:00 am
Little Explorers: Good Morning Moon
Jul 19 @ 10:00 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 »
Science Cycle: Halyburton Park 10:00 am
Science Cycle: Halyburton Park
Jul 19 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Imagine your delight and surprise when you encounter Cape Fear Museum’s Science Cycle, a mobile program that will inspire kids to be curious, think big and experiment by bringing science and hands-on activities to them in outdoor ... Read More »
Discovery Lab: Mission to the Moon 2:00 pm
Discovery Lab: Mission to the Moon
Jul 19 @ 2:00 pm
Ignite your curiosity! Discover history, science and cultures of the Lower Cape Fear through hands-on exploration and fun self-guided discovery stations. Ideal for ages 5 and up and adult participation ... Read More »
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Little Explorers: Good Morning Moon 10:00 am
Little Explorers: Good Morning Moon
Jul 20 @ 10:00 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 »
Planetarium Adventures: We Choose Space 11:00 am
Planetarium Adventures: We Choose Space
Jul 20 @ 11:00 am
Astronauts Scott Parazinsky, Tom Jones, Gene Cernan and veteran space reporter Walter Cronkite are your tour guides on this adventure to the International Space Station and to the past and ... Read More »
Science Cycle: Moon Exploration 11:30 am
Science Cycle: Moon Exploration
Jul 20 @ 11:30 am – 1:30 pm
Our mobile science program that inspires kids to be curious, think big and experiment with hands-on science activities.
Discovery Lab: Mission to the Moon 2:00 pm
Discovery Lab: Mission to the Moon
Jul 20 @ 2:00 pm
Ignite your curiosity! Discover history, science and cultures of the Lower Cape Fear through hands-on exploration and fun self-guided discovery stations. Ideal for ages 5 and up and adult participation ... Read More »
Smithsonian Channel Film: The Day We Walked On The Moon 2:30 pm
Smithsonian Channel Film: The Day We Walked On The Moon
Jul 20 @ 2:30 pm
Get ready to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the moon landing with Smithsonian Channel on July 20, 2019! This documentary marks the 50th anniversary of man’s first steps on the ... Read More »
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Science Cycle: Carolina Beach Boardwalk Gazebo 6:30 pm
Science Cycle: Carolina Beach Boardwalk Gazebo
Jul 23 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Imagine your delight and surprise when you encounter Cape Fear Museum’s Science Cycle, a mobile program that will inspire kids to be curious, think big and experiment by bringing science and hands-on activities to them in outdoor ... Read More »
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Museum Pop-Up: Time Travelers 10:00 am
Museum Pop-Up: Time Travelers
Jul 24 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Play, build, create and always learn something new in these short, drop-in programs. Activities change weekly and will “pop-up” in Museum exhibits all summer long. Adult participation is required. Fun ... Read More »
Museum Pop-Up: Time Travelers 2:00 pm
Museum Pop-Up: Time Travelers
Jul 24 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Play, build, create and always learn something new in these short, drop-in programs. Activities change weekly and will “pop-up” in Museum exhibits all summer long. Adult participation is required. Fun ... Read More »
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Museum Pop-Up: Time Travelers 10:00 am
Museum Pop-Up: Time Travelers
Jul 25 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Play, build, create and always learn something new in these short, drop-in programs. Activities change weekly and will “pop-up” in Museum exhibits all summer long. Adult participation is required. Fun ... Read More »
Preschool Pop-Up Science: Little Critters 10:00 am
Preschool Pop-Up Science: Little Critters
Jul 25 @ 10:00 am
Meet new friends in your community for fun hands-on activities! New activities and circle time each week. Perfect for children ages 3 to 6 and their adult helpers.
Museum Pop-Up: Time Travelers 2:00 pm
Museum Pop-Up: Time Travelers
Jul 25 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Play, build, create and always learn something new in these short, drop-in programs. Activities change weekly and will “pop-up” in Museum exhibits all summer long. Adult participation is required. Fun ... Read More »
Planetarium at Dusk: Incoming! 5:30 pm
Planetarium at Dusk: Incoming!
Jul 25 @ 5:30 pm
Narrated by George Takei. Discover what impacts from above can teach us about the history of our planet, the solar system, and the universe! Fulldome film from California Academy of ... Read More »
Museum Open Late 7:00 pm
Museum Open Late
Jul 25 @ 7:00 pm
The Museum is open late until 7 PM each Thursday from Memorial Day to Labor Day. We will screen a different Planetarium film each evening at 6 PM. Check calendar ... Read More »
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Science Cycle: Hugh MacRae Park 9:30 am
Science Cycle: Hugh MacRae Park
Jul 26 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Imagine your delight and surprise when you encounter Cape Fear Museum’s Science Cycle, a mobile program that will inspire kids to be curious, think big and experiment by bringing science and hands-on activities to them in outdoor ... Read More »
Little Explorers: Fun on the Farm 10:00 am
Little Explorers: Fun on the Farm
Jul 26 @ 10:00 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 »
Planetarium Adventures: From Dream to Discovery – Inside NASA 2:00 pm
Planetarium Adventures: From Dream to Discovery – Inside NASA
Jul 26 @ 2:00 pm
When humans dare to dream, we create truly amazing things! Fulldome film from Museum of Science, Boston. (30 min)
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Little Explorers: Fun on the Farm 10:00 am
Little Explorers: Fun on the Farm
Jul 27 @ 10:00 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 »
Science Cycle: Wilmington Railroad Museum 10:00 am
Science Cycle: Wilmington Railroad Museum
Jul 27 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Imagine your delight and surprise when you encounter Cape Fear Museum’s Science Cycle, a mobile program that will inspire kids to be curious, think big and experiment by bringing science and hands-on activities to them in outdoor ... Read More »
Planetarium Adventures: From Dream to Discovery – Inside NASA 2:00 pm
Planetarium Adventures: From Dream to Discovery – Inside NASA
Jul 27 @ 2:00 pm
When humans dare to dream, we create truly amazing things! Fulldome film from Museum of Science, Boston. (30 min)
Science Cycle: Airlie Gardens 5:00 pm
Science Cycle: Airlie Gardens
Jul 27 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Imagine your delight and surprise when you encounter Cape Fear Museum’s Science Cycle, a mobile program that will inspire kids to be curious, think big and experiment by bringing science and hands-on activities to them in outdoor ... Read More »
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Science Cycle: Carolina Beach Boardwalk Gazebo 6:30 pm
Science Cycle: Carolina Beach Boardwalk Gazebo
Jul 30 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Imagine your delight and surprise when you encounter Cape Fear Museum’s Science Cycle, a mobile program that will inspire kids to be curious, think big and experiment by bringing science and hands-on activities to them in outdoor ... Read More »
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Museum Pop-Up: Eco Adventures 10:00 am
Museum Pop-Up: Eco Adventures
Jul 31 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Play, build, create and always learn something new in these short, drop-in programs. Activities change weekly and will “pop-up” in Museum exhibits all summer long. Adult participation is required. Fun ... Read More »
Museum Pop-Up: Eco Adventures 2:00 pm
Museum Pop-Up: Eco Adventures
Jul 31 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Play, build, create and always learn something new in these short, drop-in programs. Activities change weekly and will “pop-up” in Museum exhibits all summer long. Adult participation is required. Fun ... Read More »
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