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Smithsonian Traveling Exhibit Celebrating the Invention of the American Backyard Coming to Cape Fear Museum

Posted March 3, 2017 at 11:59 am     Category: NewsMuseum

WILMINGTON, N.C. – These are the perennial signs of a suburban summer: the smell of hot dogs on the grill, the sound of a mower on a Saturday afternoon, pool … Read More »


Museum Awarded International Paper Grant

Posted February 2, 2017 at 5:26 pm     Category: NewsMuseum

WILMINGTON, N.C. –  Cape Fear Museum has been awarded a $4,000 grant from International Paper’s Riegelwood Mill and the International Paper Foundation. Funds will be used to create a “Trees … Read More »


AUCTION NOTICE

Posted January 26, 2017 at 11:38 am     Category: NewsMuseum

Cape Fear Museum is auctioning numerous objects deaccessioned from its permanent collection.  Some items do not relate to the Museum’s mission of collecting objects related to the history, science or … Read More »


A Museum Whodunit

Posted January 5, 2017 at 1:10 pm     Category: NewsMuseum

WILMINGTON, N.C. – Oh no, something mysterious has happened at Cape Fear Museum and investigators need your help cracking a curious case of “whodunit?” Become a super sleuth, search for … Read More »


Museum Offers Family Programs During Holiday Break

Posted December 13, 2016 at 10:17 am     Category: NewsMuseum

WILMINGTON, N.C. –  Need something for the kids to do while on holiday break from school? Join Cape Fear Museum educators for a week of activities featuring cool topics with … Read More »


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