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Museum Opens New Exhibition Dinosaurs Take Flight

Posted November 15, 2022 at 9:28 am

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, N.C. — Cape Fear Museum of History and Science announces the opening of Dinosaurs Take Flight, our newest traveling exhibition. Dinosaurs are taken to new heights in … Read More »


Family Day Fires Up at Museum

Posted October 12, 2022 at 1:08 pm

Cape Fear Museum is inviting the community to a Family Day event to have fun and learn more about fire safety during the 100th anniversary of Fire Prevention Week! This … Read More »


1898 Soil Collection Display at Cape Fear Museum

Posted October 10, 2022 at 9:34 am

Wilmington, N.C. – Cape Fear Museum of History and Science is hosting an exhibit presented by the New Hanover County Community Remembrance Project (NHCCRP). The display is a collection of … Read More »


International Observe the Moon Night at Cape Fear Museum

Posted September 28, 2022 at 9:24 am

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, N.C. – Join Cape Fear Museum of History and Science for International Observe the Moon Night on Saturday, October 1, 2022, from 6 to 8 p.m. This … Read More »


Smithsonian Community Engagement Project on Implicit Bias Now Open at Cape Fear Museum

Posted September 26, 2022 at 10:39 am

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, N.C. — Cape Fear Museum of History and Science will host the “The Bias Inside Us” beginning September 24, 2022, through October 23, 2022. The community engagement … Read More »


Fire & Water Fun at Museum After Dark Evening Event

Posted June 1, 2022 at 11:07 am

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, N.C. — Cape Fear Museum of History and Science presents Museum After Dark: Fire & Water on Thursday, June 9, 2022, from 6 to 9 p.m. Enjoy … Read More »


Museum Opens In-House Curated FIRE! Exhibition

Posted May 23, 2022 at 2:26 pm

  NEW HANOVER COUNTY, N.C. — Cape Fear Museum of History and Science announces the opening of Fire!, our newest in-house exhibition. Museum staff researched, curated, designed and fabricated this … Read More »


10th Annual Star Party

Posted April 11, 2022 at 1:39 pm

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, N.C. – Join Cape Fear Museum of History & Science, Carolina Beach State Park, Cape Fear Astronomical Society and many other community partners for a fun-filled evening … Read More »


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

Posted March 10, 2022 at 10:01 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 Leaps into Science with Family Day Event

Posted February 22, 2022 at 1:53 pm

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, N.C. – Join Cape Fear Museum of History and Science for Leap into Science Family Day on Saturday, February 26, 2022, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. … Read More »


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