Ice Storm Warning

An Ice Storm Warning is in effect for New Hanover County.

County offices and facilities will be closed on Friday, January 21, and Saturday, January 22, as the forecast calls for freezing rain, hazardous road conditions & potential power outages.

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Museum Offers Free Educator Workshops

Posted January 28, 2016 at 9:33 am     Category: NewsMuseum

WILMINGTON, N.C. –  Teachers, homeschool educators, and youth group leaders – are you looking for quality professional development experiences this winter? New Hanover County’s Cape Fear Museum is pleased to … Read More »

Museum Awarded GE Foundation Grant

Posted January 12, 2016 at 11:56 am     Category: NewsMuseum

WILMINGTON, N.C. – Cape Fear Museum has been awarded a $19,134 grant from the GE Foundation Grant. Funds will be used to transform the Museum’s former retail space into a … Read More »

A Museum Whodunit

Posted January 5, 2016 at 2:53 pm     Category: NewsMuseum

WILMINGTON, N.C. – Oh no, something mysterious has happened at the Museum! Cape Fear Museum of History and Science needs your help cracking a curious case of “whodunit?” Families are … Read More »

Museum Offers Created Equal: America’s Civil Rights Struggle Film Screenings

Posted December 30, 2015 at 12:18 pm     Category: NewsMuseum

Wilmington, N.C. — In the more than 50 years since the 1963 March on Washington For Jobs and Freedom, the Civil Rights movement has helped transform U.S. society. Explore the … Read More »

Museum Awarded Landfall Foundation Grant

Posted December 15, 2015 at 8:59 am     Category: NewsMuseum

WILMINGTON, N.C. –  Cape Fear Museum is proud to announce the award of a $3,600 grant from the Landfall Foundation. Funds will be used to purchase nature-related play materials and … Read More »

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