Newsroom: Museum

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 »


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 »


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