Newsroom: Museum

Airlie Gardens and Cape Fear Museum Announce Participation in Museums for All Program

Posted November 5, 2020 at 2:08 pm

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, N.C. – New Hanover County’s cultural attractions Airlie Gardens and Cape Fear Museum of History and Science are participating in Museums for All, to provide free admission to households … Read More »


Auction Notice

Posted October 27, 2020 at 3:24 pm

Cape Fear Museum is auctioning numerous objects deaccessioned from its permanent collection. Some items do not relate to the Museum’s mission of collecting objects related to the history, science or … Read More »


Museums Explore World War II History

Posted October 26, 2020 at 10:28 am

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, N.C. – This fall and winter, Cape Fear Museum of History and Science and the Battleship NORTH CAROLINA invite visitors to explore World War II history by … Read More »


Cape Fear Museum to reopen on Tuesday, September 8 with safety precautions in place

Posted September 3, 2020 at 10:24 am

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, N.C. – Cape Fear Museum of History and Science will reopen on Tuesday, September 8, 2020 at 9 a.m. after being closed for almost six months in … Read More »


New Hanover County Creates Online 1898 History Resource

Posted August 17, 2020 at 9:25 am

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, N.C. – In a joint collaboration, New Hanover County’s Cape Fear Museum of History and Science, Public Library and Information Technology Department have worked together to create … Read More »


Museum Board Announces New Members and Officers

Posted July 28, 2020 at 10:33 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 seven new board members.  Bradley Erbes, … Read More »


Museum to Document COVID-19 in the Lower Cape Fear Area

Posted May 7, 2020 at 8:39 am

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, N.C. – What is your COVID-19 story? Cape Fear Museum of History and Science is seeking objects, photographs and documents that show the numerous aspects of the … Read More »


Tech Giants Reunite at Cape Fear Museum for Experience STEM-ILM 2.0

Posted February 19, 2020 at 9:03 am

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, N.C. – Cape Fear Museum is inviting the community to Experience STEM-ILM 2.0 presented by nCino, an evening to explore Science, Technology, Engineering and Math on Thursday, … Read More »


Museum Selected to Participate in Smithsonian Affiliates Earth Optimism Teen Conference

Posted February 12, 2020 at 9:19 am

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, N.C. – Cape Fear Museum of History and Science will host an Earth Optimism Teen Conference on Saturday, March 14, 2020 from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m., in … Read More »


PNC Dinosaur Family Day Roars into Museum

Posted January 15, 2020 at 12:09 pm

Cape Fear Museum is inviting the community to PNC Dinosaur Family Day, an afternoon to journey back in time to explore dinosaurs, examine fossils, discover why the Giant Ground Sloth … Read More »


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