Newsroom: News Release

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 »


To the Moon: Snoopy Soars with NASA Exhibit Open at Museum

Posted November 19, 2019 at 9:27 am

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, N.C. –  Cape Fear Museum of History and Science announces the opening of our newest traveling exhibit, To the Moon: Snoopy Soars with NASA. Just before the … Read More »


Jameson McDermott wins NC Science Teachers Association Award

Posted November 8, 2019 at 11:33 am

New Hanover County, N.C. – Jameson McDermott, Museum Educator, will be presented with the 2019 North Carolina Science Teachers Association (NCSTA) Distinguished Service in Science Education Award Non-School Setting at … Read More »


Museum Announces Fossil Fair 2019

Posted October 22, 2019 at 10:22 am

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, N.C. – Cape Fear Museum of History and Science invites the public to Fossil Fair 2019 taking place Saturday, November 2, 2019 from 9 a.m. to 5 … Read More »


Retro Fun at Museum After Dark Totally 80s Event

Posted October 1, 2019 at 2:22 pm

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, N.C. – Cape Fear Museum of History and Science presents Museum After Dark: Totally 80s on Thursday, October 10, 2019 from 6 to 9 p.m. Enjoy a … Read More »


Cape Fear Museum Joins Smithsonian Magazine’s 15th Annual Museum Day

Posted September 11, 2019 at 3:56 pm

    NEW HANOVER COUNTY, N.C. — Cape Fear Museum of History and Science will open its doors free of charge to all Museum Day ticket holders on Saturday September … Read More »


Museum to Temporarily Close for Two Weeks for Repairs

Posted August 15, 2019 at 11:02 am

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, N.C. – Cape Fear Museum of History and Science will temporarily close on Saturday, August 24 through Monday, September 9 while building repairs caused by damage from … Read More »


Museum Open House Celebrates Opening of Newest Exhibits

Posted June 11, 2019 at 11:54 am

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, N.C. –  Cape Fear Museum of History and Science invites the public to a FREE Open House event on Thursday, June 27, 2019 from 4 to 7 … Read More »


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