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Cape Fear Museum
Using interactive exhibits, visitors can
Test their knowledge of which plant species are native to the region and which have been introduced from other countries.
Learn about the various types of waterways in the Lower Cape Fear and which watercraft best suit each one. Additionally, visitors can make connections with watercraft artifacts on display.
Operate a digger to “dredge” a channel.
Read and record the weather on the site using weather instruments and manual dials.
Experience a “ghost forest” through photographs and cypress trees, explaining the effects of increased salinity in the Cape Fear River.
Learn in our “outdoor classroom,” a grassy, quiet spot south of the Maritime Pavilion.
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