Wilmington, N.C. – Oh no, something mysterious has happened at Cape Fear Museum and investigators need your help cracking a curious case of “whodunit?”
Become a super sleuth, search for clues, and conduct scientific investigations to solve an all new Mystery at the Museum Saturday, January 28 between 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. (last ticket sold at 3:00).
A rare gem is missing from the Museum! Investigate the crime scene, follow leads, and collect evidence. Interview witnesses and interrogate the suspects to figure out who is guilty of the heist. Forensic science, clues, and your imagination will help you solve the latest Mystery at the Museum. Adult participation is required.
Analyze fingerprints, compare blood types, and conduct chromatography experiments. Create an alias and practice detective strategies. Work with Jordan Perry of Perry’s Emporium to tell real jewels from fake ones. Think you know the culprit? Report your observations to New Hanover County Sheriff Ed McMahon and District Attorney Ben David.
Mystery at the Museum is fun for all ages. Parental participation is required. The program is free for Museum members, $8 for non-members, age 6 and up. Tickets may be pre-purchased online (www.capefearmuseum.com/
Cape Fear Museum of History and Science is a department of New Hanover County located at 814 Market Street. The Museum is open Tuesday –Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday 1 to 5 p.m. General admission is free to all museum members. For non-members, general admission is $8 for adults; $7 for seniors, students and military with valid ID; $5 for children 6-17; and free for children 5 and under. New Hanover County residents’ free day is the first Sunday of each month. More information: www.capefearmuseum.com.
*press release courtesy of nhcgov.com and the Cape Fear Museum in Wilmington, North Carolina