Newsroom: News Release

Museum Board Announces New Members and Officers

Posted August 25, 2016 at 12:53 pm

WILMINGTON, N.C. – At its annual meeting, Cape Fear Museum Associates, Inc. honored retiring board members, elected new officers and two new Board members. Mike Ryan retired from the Board … Read More »


Museum Awarded Corning Incorporated Foundation Grant

Posted July 28, 2016 at 3:02 pm

WILMINGTON, N.C. – Cape Fear Museum has been awarded a $5,000 grant from the Corning Foundation. Funds will be used to establish a Robots After School program. The Museum will … Read More »


Cape Fear Museum Participates in Blue Star Museums

Posted June 21, 2016 at 9:22 am

Wilmington, N.C. – 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 … Read More »


Museum Shares Cinema Secrets

Posted May 3, 2016 at 9:18 am

WILMINGTON, N.C. – Ever wonder how characters, props and creatures are made for television and movies? Take a behind the scenes look at the film industry with award-winning makeup, special … Read More »


Looking Up: Star Party, a Unique Stargazing Event

Posted April 4, 2016 at 10:45 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 15, from 7:00-10:00 … Read More »


Museum Offers Herbert Howard Talk

Posted March 28, 2016 at 1:34 pm

WILMINGTON, N.C. –  Cape Fear Museum of History and Science will host a free talk about Wilmington native Herbert Howard on Sunday, April 4 at 2:00 p.m. Museum Historian Jan … Read More »


Museum Showcases Cape Fear Film History

Posted March 14, 2016 at 10:50 am

WILMINGTON, N.C. – For over 100 years approximately 3,000 screen projects have been created in North Carolina, ranging from movies and documentaries to television series and commercials. In the last … Read More »


Spend Spring Break with Cape Fear Museum

Posted March 14, 2016 at 9:43 am

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


Museum and YWCA Partner to Support Grandparents

Posted February 22, 2016 at 12:34 pm

WILMINGTON, N.C. – Cape Fear Museum is proud to offer quality exhibitions and educational programs at a reasonable price. Still, paying admission to the Museum is beyond the means of … Read More »


Museum Offers Women’s History Programming

Posted February 11, 2016 at 3:06 pm

WILMINGTON, N.C. –  In honor of Women’s History Month in March, Cape Fear Museum is offering  special behind the scenes tours – The Mystery of Women’s History.  Take an intimate … Read More »


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