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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 »


Distinguished Guest Added to New Hanover County’s Virtual Race & Social Justice Institute

Posted January 21, 2021 at 4:25 pm

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, N.C. – Dr. Ben Chavis of the historic Wilmington 10 will join New Hanover County’s Race and Social Justice Institute next month as a featured panelist. In … Read More »


New Hanover County and Cape Fear Museum Announce Virtual Race & Social Justice Institute

Posted January 14, 2021 at 2:23 pm

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, N.C. – New Hanover County’s Office of Diversity & Equity and Cape Fear Museum are partnering together for a series of panel discussions with local historians and … Read More »


Museums Explore World War II History

Posted October 26, 2020 at 10:28 am

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, N.C. – This fall and winter, Cape Fear Museum of History and Science and the Battleship NORTH CAROLINA invite visitors to explore World War II history by … Read More »


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