Cape Fear Museum of History & Science

Cape Fear Museum of History & Science


Hours & Seasons

  • Seasons - Year-round
  • Hours - FALL/WINTER: Mon: Closed, Tues-Sat: 9am-5pm Sun: 1pm-5pm. SPRING/SUMMER ( Memorial Day-Labor Day ) : Mon-Sat: 9am-5pm, Sun:1pm-5pm


  • 814 Market Street

    Wilmington,   NC   28401


Discover the past in Cape Fear Stories, where you can see a scale model of 1863 Wilmington waterfront and watch the Civil War Battle of Fort Fisher unfold before your eyes. Investigate the hands-on Michael Jordan Discovery Gallery and meet Wilmington's oldest resident, a 20-foot-tall Giant Ground Sloth. Enjoy educational programs for children and families every Saturday and programs for adults throughout the year. Changing special exhibits always on view.

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814 Market Street
Wilmington NC 28401


Latitude: 34° 14' 9.5994" / Longitude: -77° 56' 20.04"

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On Market Street between 8th & 9th Streets near historic downtown Wilmington.

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