Newsroom: Museum

Wizards Unite at Museum After Dark Event

Posted April 15, 2019 at 2:25 pm

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, N.C. –  Cape Fear Museum of History and Science presents Museum After Dark: Wizarding School on Thursday, April 25, 2019 from 6 to 9 p.m. Enjoy a … Read More »


7th Annual Cape Fear Museum Star Party

Posted April 1, 2019 at 9:40 am

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, N.C. – 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 »


Tech Giants Unite at Cape Fear Museum for Experience STEM-ILM

Posted February 25, 2019 at 1:44 pm

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, N.C. – Cape Fear Museum is inviting the community to Experience STEM-ILM, an evening to explore Science, Technology, Engineering and Math on Thursday, March 21, 2019 from … Read More »


Museum Hosts PNC Maker Mania Family Day

Posted January 29, 2019 at 2:10 pm

What: Cape Fear Museum is inviting the community to PNC Maker Mania Family Day, an educational afternoon of family fun filled with invention and innovation. This event is made possible … Read More »


Museum Awarded $1,300 Grant to Present “Becoming American”

Posted January 14, 2019 at 8:57 am

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, N.C. – Cape Fear Museum, in partnership with the New Hanover County Public Library, has received a $1,300 award to present a six-week program series funded by … Read More »


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 »


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