Plan Your Visit

Museum Hours

Tuesday through Saturday 9 am to 5 pm

1 pm to 5 pm

Open Mondays Memorial Day (May) to Labor Day (September).

Admission Fees


Free for Cape Fear Museum members. Not a member? Join online on the Membership page. Cape Fear Museum accepts reciprocal free or reduced admission for ASTC and NARM participants.

Non Members

  • $8: Adults
  • $7: Seniors, college students and military
  • $5: Youth (6 through 17)
  • Free: Children 5 and under

The first Sunday of every month is free for New Hanover County residents.
Free admission for up to 6 people with a valid EBT card.

Buy tickets on the General Admission website.

For group rates, call 910-798-4362 or email Cape Fear Museum.


Free convenient parking is available in two lots behind the Museum. You can enter one along Dock Street between 8th and 9th Streets and the other at the corner of 9th and Dock Streets.

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