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Cape Fear Museum Opens Smithsonian Exhibition Exploring the Global Water Story

Posted February 24, 2021 at 9:02 am     Category: NewsMuseum

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     Category: NewsMuseum

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     Category: NewsMuseum

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 »


Airlie Gardens and Cape Fear Museum Announce Participation in Museums for All Program

Posted November 5, 2020 at 2:08 pm     Category: NewsMuseum

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, N.C. – New Hanover County’s cultural attractions Airlie Gardens and Cape Fear Museum of History and Science are participating in Museums for All, to provide free admission to households … Read More »


Auction Notice

Posted October 27, 2020 at 3:24 pm     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 »


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