Cape Fear Museum


Cape Fear Museum Offers New Education Programming

WILMINGTON, NC August 20, 2014 – Cape Fear Museum is expanding its education programming to offer more in-depth experiences for its visitors. Beginning in September, the Museum will host Family Science Saturday. These workshops are hands-on experiences that encourage families to experiment, discover, and explore together.  Each month features activities […]


Cape Fear Museum “Connects” Visitors with Communication Exhibit

WILMINGTON, NC July 16, 2014 – How have people communicated over distances over time? Cape Fear Museum’s collection includes thousands of artifacts related to both manual and digital methods of communication. View 32 objects that represent the changes in how in southeastern North Carolina have kept in touch. View a […]


Cape Fear Museum Associates Unveils New Website

WILMINGTON, NC July 14, 2014 –  Cape Fear Museum Associates, Inc. is pleased to announce the unveiling of their new website, www.cfmassociates.org. Take a glance at our Associates members and donors. Learn how the Associates support Cape Fear Museum. Explore the many ways to get involved with the Museum from […]


Stormfest Coming to Cape Fear Museum

WILMINGTON, NC June 16, 2014 – On Saturday, June 21, the fifth annual Stormfest will blow into Cape Fear Museum of History and Science. This community service event, sponsored by Time Warner Cable’s Connect a Million Minds and Duke Energy, is designed to heighten awareness, increase preparedness and encourage families to […]


Stormfest Coming to Cape Fear Museum

WILMINGTON, NC June 9, 2014 – On Saturday, June 21, the fifth annual Stormfest will blow into Cape Fear Museum of History and Science. This community service event, sponsored by Time Warner Cable’s Connect a Million Minds and Duke Energy, is designed to heighten awareness, increase preparedness and encourage families to […]


See the World from a Satellite’s Perspective at the Cape Fear Museum

A View from Space opens at Cape Fear Museum February 1 WILMINGTON, NC January 22, 2014 – Since the launch of the world’s first artificial satellite Sputnik in 1957, satellites have dramatically changed the way we study our planet. A View from Space, a new, bilingual (Spanish and English), highly […]


A Museum Whodunit at the Cape Fear Museum

WILMINGTON, NC January 9, 2014 – 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 asked to become super sleuths, search for clues, and conduct scientific investigation to solve an all new […]


Discover an Unseen World at Cape Fear Museum

Wilmington, NC November 21, 2013 –  Nano – Imagine and discover a world you can’t see! is a new engaging, bilingual exhibition for family audiences about nanoscale science, technology and engineering (nano) at Cape Fear Museum. Join us to imagine and discover the nanoscale world – a world so tiny […]


December Programming Aboard the Battleship NORTH CAROLINA

WILMINGTON, NC November 21, 2013 – The Battleship NORTH CAROLINA announces the programming schedule for December, 2013. Battleship Alive Saturday, December 7, 2013 8:00 am – 5:00 pm Included with Paid Admission The Battleship has sponsored “Living History” weekends, called “Battleship Alive,” since 1997. “Living History” brings historical events, places […]