Cape Cod's Nature Place

The Cape Cod Museum of Natural History

Great White Shark Research 101

Great White Shark Research 101

Meet Dr. Heather Marshall Saturday, November 8th at 10 am at this intriguing family event!

Eyes on Owls 2014

Eyes on Owls 2014

Eyes on Owls returns Saturday, November 29th. 3 shows! Make reservations early! 508 896 3867 x133

Sponsor a Hole

Sponsor a Hole

18 holes of Indoor Mini Golf returns....

Our Mission

The mission of the Cape Cod Museum of Natural History is to inspire appreciation, understanding and stewardship of our natural environment through discovery and learning.

Tuesday Tweets

Tuesday Tweets

Join our bird nerd, Gretchen Towers Moran, walk the trails and discover the wonderful world of Cape Cod birding. Next opportunity, November 4th at 9:30am.

Wednesday Walks with Connie Boyce

Wednesday Walks with Connie Boyce

Wednesday Walks w/Connie Boyce starts a new season, September 3rd. Meet in the lot across from Museum. Check calendar for destination and meet time. Red flag at main entrance means walk cancelled.

Birdwatching for Beginners

Birdwatching for Beginners

Birdwatching for Beginners with Gretchen Moran Towers. Next opportunity is November 13th at 10am.

Hours & Admission

Hours & Admission

The Museum is now closed Mondays and Tuesdays until June 2015 except for special programs and MA school vacation weeks.

A Whale of a Day

A Whale of a Day

Teacher Training PDP opportunities!

Nature Screen

Nature Screen

Showing compelling, educational and visually stunning nature documentaries that inspire appreciation, curiosity and stewardship of our natural world and its inhabitants. Next showing: "My Life as a Turkey" November 16th 1pm

The Gills Club

The Gills Club

The next meeting of THE GILLS CLUB will be held at the Cape Cod Museum of Natural History Saturday, November 22nd, 2014 at 10am. Call for reservations! 508 896 3867 x 133

Talking Turkey

Talking Turkey

Everything you ever wanted to know about turkeys!!! Saturday, November 22nd 1pm Free w/Museum Admission

Gray Whale

Gray Whale

Walk thru the Gray Whale! Find out why they are extinct in the Atlantic and alive and well in the Pacific. Next visit is November 28th! Free w/Admission

Digging Into the Past

Digging Into the Past

A monthly lecture series featuring local Archaeology and History. Next program: Friday, November 28th at 1pm. Free w/Admission.

Brewster for the Holidays 2014

Brewster for the Holidays 2014

The Family Party is Sunday 12/7/14 2 - 4pm at CCMNH

Candymaking

Candymaking

Join Chocolatier Ray Hebert and make a box to bring home.December 14th, 11:30-4pm @ Green Briar Jam Kitchen. Space limited Call for reservations!

Indoor Mini Golf 2014

Indoor Mini Golf 2014

Reservations now being taken for tee times, December 27th and 28th 10am - 2pm 508 896 3867 x 119

Inflatable Humpback Whale

Inflatable Humpback Whale

Meet our new Inflatable Humpback Whale. Next visit December 29th. Advance Reservations Required! Spaces limited to 20 per time slot. Because of the educational content level, this program is restricted to ages 5 and up.

Naturescape Gallery

Naturescape Gallery

Visit our Naturescape gallery, featuring local New England artists, whose work reflects the nature of the Northeast. Open during museum hours.

The Cake's on Us!

The Cake's on Us!

Celebrate our 60th anniversary all year long!

Museum Awards

Museum Awards

Thank you for your votes! You voted us #1 on Cape Cod's A-List 2014. We are celebrating 60 years and appreciate the support of our members, visitors and locals!!!

The Trails of the Cape Cod Museum of Natural History

The Trails of the Cape Cod Museum of Natural History

Please remember ...NO Dogs allowed on the Trails, May 1 - September 30 and NO DOGS allowed year round on Museum property.

The Raptor Lab

The Raptor Lab

Devouring Science, one post at a time. Interested?

Bird Banding

Bird Banding

Learn about the Wing Island Bird Banding Station.

OspreyCam

OspreyCam

The Osprey have flown south. Join the watch March 2015.

Cape Tides

Cape Tides

Current tide chart information for Barnstable Harbor, Beach Point

Directions & Parking

Directions & Parking

The Cape Cod Museum of Natural History is a private, non-profit organization with a 501(c)(3) designation. Although some trails are also town-owned, the three CCMNH parking lots are private property and restricted to Museum members, visitors, volunteers and staff. However, anyone wishing to access the trails but not enter the Museum can park at Drummer Boy Park down the street on 6A and walk to the trails.

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