Cape Fear Museum, Wilmington

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Cape Fear Museum of History and Science is a museum located at 814 Market Street in downtown Wilmington in southeastern North Carolina. Founded in 1898, it is the oldest history museum in the state.
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  • I had a free day on a rainy afternoon and decided to see the natural history museum. I also noticed several groups of parents having an opportunity to entertain and educate their kids at this great...  more »
  • This museum does a great job presenting the history of the area. They have some great displays and artifacts. The staff was very friendly and took cleaning and safety seriously. There is a nice...  more »
  • Such a great museum! You get a little of everything here, and it's a wide range of things that they cover, from local history all the way to space exploration. As an adult I learned quite a bit, but this is a great place to take kids as there will be something there to fascinate almost any interest and make the museum cool again in an age where sitting in front of a tablet is a major part of their worldly knowledge.The staff is very friendly and helpful and the layout of the first floor is inventive with some new knowledge waiting around every twist and turn!
  • This museum is really great and interactive. It tells the difficult history of the region and also the science. We did not plan on going to this museum ans ended staying approximately 3 hours. I will be back to bring the rest of my children.

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