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CAPE FEAR MUSEUM JOINS SMITHSONIAN MAGAZINE’S 17TH ANNUAL MUSEUM DAY

Posted September 9, 2021 at 9:26 am

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 18, 2021 … Read More »


Discover the Sun, Earth, Universe exhibition at Cape Fear Museum!

Posted July 26, 2021 at 10:36 am

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, N.C. – Cape Fear Museum of History and Science announces the opening of Sun, Earth, Universe, an engaging and interactive museum exhibition about Earth and space science. … Read More »


Museum Opens Traveling Display About the The Green Book in North Carolina

Posted July 1, 2021 at 11:42 am

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, N.C. – Cape Fear Museum of History and Science is opening a new traveling panel display about African Americans’ travel experience during the era of legal racial … Read More »


Museum Opens Traveling Exhibition About the Science Behind Sports

Posted June 10, 2021 at 9:57 am

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, N.C. – How fast is your fastball? Do different floor surfaces affect your performance? How do you make a perfect bounce pass? These questions and many more … Read More »


Cape Fear Museum Membership Makes Sense

Posted May 26, 2021 at 9:26 am

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, N.C. – Cape Fear Museum is hosting a membership drive beginning May 26 through June 16, 2021 and will offer $10 off family memberships. If you are … Read More »


Museum Creates Outreach Project to Inspire Young Women to Pursue STEM Careers

Posted April 28, 2021 at 8:25 am

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, N.C. – Cape Fear Museum of History and Science has been selected by the Association of Science and Technology Centers (ASTC) as a recipient of an IF/THEN® Gender Equity Grant in … Read More »


Museum Opens Traveling Exhibition Exploring Women’s Fight for Equality

Posted April 1, 2021 at 8:43 am

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, N.C. – Cape Fear Museum of History and Science will open a new exhibition, One Half of the People: Advancing Equality for Women on Friday, April 2 2021. … Read More »


Museum Works with NC Digital Heritage Center to Digitize Local Yearbooks

Posted March 5, 2021 at 8:57 am

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, N.C. – Cape Fear Museum of History and Science and the North Carolina Digital Heritage Center have worked together to digitize local yearbooks. The center works with … Read More »


Cape Fear Museum Partners with Smithsonian Affiliations on Women’s History Virtual Programming

Posted March 1, 2021 at 8:47 am

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, N.C. – Cape Fear Museum of History and Science and Smithsonian Affiliations are collaborating together to present a month-long Women’s History Virtual Scholar Talk Series. Five talks … Read More »


Cape Fear Museum Opens Smithsonian Exhibition Exploring the Global Water Story

Posted February 24, 2021 at 9:02 am

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, N.C. – Water is the most vital resource for life on Earth; no living thing exists without it. H20 Today, a new exhibition at Cape Fear Museum … Read More »


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