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Patios, Pools and the Invention of the American Backyard

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  • A collaboration between the Smithsonian Archives of American Gardens and SITES, Patios, Pools, & the Invention of the American Backyard features period photographs, retro advertisements, pop culture references, and influential landscape designs. From the beauty of postwar garden design to the history of the rise of the suburbs and the environmental movement, this exhibition is a groovy look back.

    • Time:  Regular Museum Hours: Tues-Sat: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Sun: 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    • Price:  Regular Museum Admission: Adults: $8, Seniors/College Students & Military: $7, Children (6-17): $5, Children Under 5: Free

Patios, Pools and the Invention of the American Backyard
  • 814 Market Street
  • Wilmington, NC 28401
  • March 18, 2017 - August 27, 2017
  • Cape Fear Museum of History & Science
  • Regular Museum Admission: Adults: $8, Seniors/College Students & Military: $7, Children (6-17): $5, Children Under 5: Free
  • Recurring daily