Newsroom: Museum

Museum Awarded International Paper Grant

Posted December 10, 2018 at 11:14 am

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, N.C. – Cape Fear Museum has been awarded a $3,000 grant from International Paper’s Riegelwood Mill and the International Paper Foundation. Funds will be used to enhance … Read More »


Cape Fear Museum Announces Smithsonian Affiliation

Posted November 26, 2018 at 1:31 pm

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, N.C. – Cape Fear Museum is proud to announce its designation as a Smithsonian Affiliate. Established in 1996, Smithsonian Affiliations is designed to facilitate a two-way relationship among … Read More »


Superheroes Join Forces at Cape Fear Museum during ‘Superhero Science Family Night,’ sponsored by Piedmont Natural Gas

Posted November 1, 2018 at 2:05 pm

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, N.C. – Cape Fear Museum is inviting the community to Superhero Science Family Night, an educational evening of family fun on Friday, Nov. 16, 2018, from 5:30 … Read More »


Museum to Reopen on Friday, October 19

Posted October 18, 2018 at 11:00 am

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, N.C. – Cape Fear Museum of History and Science will reopen on Friday, October 19, 2018, at 9 a.m. after completing repairs due to damage caused by … Read More »


Museum Welcomes New Staff

Posted October 10, 2018 at 9:37 am

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, N.C. – Cape Fear Museum of History and Science is pleased to welcome Simon Lashford as its museum design coordinator. Lashford earned his bachelor’s degree in theatre … Read More »


New Hanover County Government Offices and Attractions Closing Tuesday at Noon

Posted September 10, 2018 at 3:08 pm

New Hanover County, NC – In preparation for Hurricane Florence, the following agencies and services of New Hanover County will close at noon on Tuesday, September 11 and will remain … Read More »


Cape Fear Rotary Helps to Expand Museum’s Portable Planetarium Program

Posted August 30, 2018 at 9:49 am

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, N.C. – Cape Fear Museum has been awarded a $1,995 grant from Cape Fear Rotary to expand program offerings in the Museum’s portable planetarium. The grant will … Read More »


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 »


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