Museum of the Cape Fear Historical Complex

Visit the premier historical complex in Fayetteville, NC—your window to the past.

Museum of the Cape Fear, 1897 Poe House Museum, Arsenal Park


Featured Exhibits

Learn from the past and the people that shaped the Cape Fear region.

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FREE admission!

The historical complex includes the museum building with more than 400 years of history seen in eye-popping exhibits; the 1897 Poe House, a late-Victorian house museum; and the historic Arsenal Park, the remains of an ordnance factory that served both the Federal and Confederate governments.