Newsroom: News Release

N.C. Shell Show Celebrates Natural Treasures

Posted August 31, 2017 at 9:22 am

WILMINGTON, N.C. – The state’s 42nd annual gathering of shell collectors, exhibitors and enthusiasts returns to Cape Fear Museum of History and Science October 14 and 15, 2017. The 2017 … Read More »


Cape Fear Museum Joins Smithsonian magazine’s 13th Annual Museum Day Live!

Posted August 31, 2017 at 8:56 am

Free Admission on September 23, 2017, with a Downloadable Museum Day Live! Ticket Wilmington, NC — Cape Fear Museum will open its doors free of charge on Saturday September 23, … Read More »


Staff Changes at Cape Fear Museum

Posted July 28, 2017 at 1:37 pm

Wilmington, N.C. – New Hanover County’s Cape Fear Museum is excited to announce the promotion of one team member and return of another. Heather Yenco, the Museum’s registrar, was promoted … Read More »


Museum Board Announces New Members and Officers

Posted July 6, 2017 at 12:09 pm

WILMINGTON, N.C. – At its annual meeting in June, Cape Fear Museum Associates, Inc. honored retiring board members, elected new officers and one new Board member. Sean Frelke and Chris … Read More »


Cape Fear Museum Participates in Blue Star Museums

Posted May 15, 2017 at 11:05 am

Cape Fear Museum of History and Science is one of more than 2,000 museums across America to offer free admission to military personnel and their families this summer in collaboration … Read More »


Museum Awarded Health Grant

Posted May 5, 2017 at 2:46 pm

Museum Awarded SEAHEC and NHRMCF Grant WILMINGTON, N.C. – Cape Fear Museum has been awarded a $9,975 grant from South East Area Health Education Center (SEAHEC) Legacy Fund and New … Read More »


Cape Fear Museum Enhances Williston Auditorium

Posted April 28, 2017 at 9:05 am

WILMINGTON, N.C.— Cape Fear Museum has added a new case of artifacts and images from the 1900s to 1970s to Williston Auditorium. The display highlights student life at Williston High … Read More »


Looking Up: Star Party, a Unique Stargazing Event

Posted April 7, 2017 at 9:34 am

Wilmington, N.C. – Join Cape Fear Museum, Carolina Beach State Park and other community partners for a fun-filled evening of stargazing and astronomy-themed activities on Friday, April 21, from 7:00-10:00 … Read More »


Spend Spring Break with Cape Fear Museum

Posted April 4, 2017 at 1:34 pm

WILMINGTON, N.C.— Need something to do with the kids during Spring Break? Cape Fear Museum has fun, hands-on science activities planned for each day of the week beginning Monday, April … Read More »


Museum Curator Set to Retire

Posted March 14, 2017 at 2:24 pm

WILMINGTON, N.C. –  For more than 100 years, Cape Fear Museum has collected, preserved and interpreted objects relating to the history, science and cultures of the Lower Cape Fear. One … Read More »


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