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Museum of Cape Fear

801 Arsenal Ave, Fayetteville, NC 28305-5300
+1 910-500-4240
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small and worthwhile

An interesting and apparently overlooked museum that tells the story of the region with exhibits... read more

Reviewed 2 June 2018
Robert G
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Plainview, New York
Interesting.

The staff is very knowledgeable to the history of the Cape Fear Area. The Poe house is a must to... read more

Reviewed 6 May 2018
Wade S
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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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A history museum covering the southern region of North Carolina.
  • Excellent34%
  • Very good50%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“poe house” (18 reviews)
“local history” (4 reviews)
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801 Arsenal Ave, Fayetteville, NC 28305-5300
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+1 910-500-4240
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Reviewed 2 June 2018

An interesting and apparently overlooked museum that tells the story of the region with exhibits and interesting written material. A visit includes a tour of the Victorian home of a wealthy brickmaker. The home is especially interesting because a family member lived in it until...More

Thank Robert G
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Museum of the C, Curator of Education at Museum of Cape Fear, responded to this reviewResponded 4 June 2018

Thank you Robert for taking the time to review your visit , and for giving us a 5 rating. Hopefully, many others will see your review and come for a visit. Come back to visit us when you can. Leisa

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Reviewed 6 May 2018

The staff is very knowledgeable to the history of the Cape Fear Area. The Poe house is a must to see, too.

1  Thank Wade S
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Reviewed 28 March 2018

Insteresting exibits. Covers a wide area of North Carolina history. We got there late and did not get to see the hous that goes along with the museum

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Reviewed 20 December 2017 via mobile

Small museum i visited during a rainy wednesday. Free admission but donations suggested. Very educational spot about NC area 150 years ago

1  Thank Samuel D
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Reviewed 31 August 2017

With a taste of the history and culture of Cumberland County and the Cape Fear region specifically, this museum offers a very nice exhibition for an afternoon tour. Children would enjoy as well!

1  Thank bonniewest2017
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Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

The museum is a must for anyone wanting to understand the history of the region. Great activities for children 7 and up. Will return to tour Poe House and educational backpack activities.

2  Thank Reginald N
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

I went here more to check off my list of things to do in Fayetteville. I was very pleasantly surprised by the exhibits which were both eye catching and informative.

Thank Bill W
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Museum of the C, Curator of Education at Museum of Cape Fear, responded to this reviewResponded 20 April 2017

Thank you for the rating and your kind comments. Also, thank you for taking the time to find us. We're glad you were pleased with your visit.

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Reviewed 9 January 2017

We recently spent a few hours at the Museum of Cape Fear. It was two stories filled with many very-well-done exhibits on the history of the area. The displays were good, and very informational. A great way to spend a few hours in Fayetteville!

Thank dfreg123
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Reviewed 15 October 2016

History buffs will certainly enjoy a visit to the Cape Fear Museum. While small, the displays are well done and include a large number of artifacts. The museum presents a good history of the Cape Fear regions and reflect well on the excellent work local...More

3  Thank Fred M
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Reviewed 20 September 2016

Every time I go to see the Poe House I also go to see the Museum of Cape fear, located next door. It is a small museum but has a lot of character and interecting displays suitable for school age children. The museum tells the...More

1  Thank Liviana286
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