Newsroom: Museum

Museum Awarded Corning Incorporated Foundation Grant

Posted August 13, 2018 at 10:22 am

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, N.C. – Cape Fear Museum has been awarded a $5,000 grant from the Corning Incorporated Foundation. Funds will be used to establish new programming for the Simple … Read More »


Museum Board Announces New Members and Officers

Posted July 10, 2018 at 11:23 am

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, N.C. – At its annual meeting in June, Cape Fear Museum Associates, Inc. honored retiring board members and elected officers and six new board members. Samantha Dooies, … Read More »


Museum Hosts After Dark Event in July

Posted July 5, 2018 at 9:48 am

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, N.C. – Cape Fear Museum of History and Science presents Museum After Dark, a memorable summer museum experience engaging visitors to share and connect over a common … Read More »


Museum to Honor the History and Legacy of Williston School

Posted June 22, 2018 at 10:52 am

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, N.C. – On Sunday, July 1, 2018 at 3 p.m., join Cape Fear Museum and the Williston Alumni Association for a special event and discussion to honor … Read More »


Museum Welcomes New Staff

Posted June 20, 2018 at 2:15 pm

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, N.C. – Cape Fear Museum of History and Science is pleased to welcome Barbi Baker as its marketing specialist. Baker earned her bachelor’s degree in psychology from … Read More »


Cape Fear Museum Participates in Blue Star Museums & Extends Hours

Posted May 25, 2018 at 9:27 am

New Hanover County, NC – From Memorial Day through Labor Day, New Hanover County’s Cape Fear Museum of History and Science will offer free admission to military personnel and their … Read More »


Looking Up: Star Party, a Unique Stargazing Event

Posted April 10, 2018 at 9:17 am

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Join Cape Fear Museum, Carolina Beach State Park, Cape Fear Astronomical Society and many other community partners for a fun-filled evening of stargazing and astronomy-themed … Read More »


New PlayTime! Exhibit Opens at Cape Fear Museum

Posted March 14, 2018 at 11:50 am

WILMINGTON, N.C. – Most kids like to play, and many adults do too! PlayTime!, Cape Fear Museum’s newest in-house exhibition, opens on March 16, 2018. The exhibit captures a spirit … Read More »


Museum Welcomes New Staff

Posted March 13, 2018 at 10:25 am

WILMINGTON, N.C. – Cape Fear Museum of History and Science is pleased to welcome Darcie Cook as its science content developer and Cordelia Norris as exhibits coordinator. Cook earned her … Read More »


Museum Awarded Duke Energy Foundation Grant

Posted November 30, 2017 at 4:00 pm

WILMINGTON, N.C. –  Cape Fear Museum has been awarded a $9,740 grant from Duke Energy. Funds will be used to fund Electricity and Magnetism field trips for fourth graders in … Read More »


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