KidSummer 2015 runs June 29 - August 14. Online registration is open!!
There are dozens of extraordinary museums on Cape Cod spanning history, the arts and topics that define the peninsula, from maritime life to baseball.
Dig! Splash! Discover! Find out what really lives in the sand and mud at low tide. Join our guides for a family friendly walk on the flats! No reservations needed! Starts June 29th Read more for complete schedule.
19th Annual Cape Cod Maritime History Symposium Saturday, June 6, 2015 Call for reservations! 508 896 3867 x133
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.
Wednesday, June 10th 8am - 4pm Space limited !! Call for reservations by June 1st!
Experience the Nature and learn to draw with artist Eve Aspinwall. Starts May 27th
Birdwatching for Beginners with Gretchen Moran Towers. Next opportunity is May 14th at 10am.
WE ARE OPEN 11am - 3pm Wednesday - Sunday
Visit our Naturescape gallery, featuring local New England artists, whose work reflects the nature of the Northeast. Open during museum hours.
Showing compelling, educational and visually stunning nature documentaries that inspire appreciation, curiosity and stewardship of our natural world and its inhabitants. Next showing: Animal Odd Couples June 14th at 1pm
Join our bird nerd, Gretchen Towers Moran, walk the trails and discover the wonderful world of Cape Cod birding. Next opportunity, June 2nd at 9:30am.
The next meeting of THE GILLS CLUB will be held at the Cape Cod Museum of Natural History Saturday, May 23rd, 2015 at 10am. Call for reservations! 508 896 3867 x 133
The Museum is closed for the Monday Holiday, 5/25/15.
Meet our Bees! Read more for complete schedule of Hive Openings!
Come shop! Saturday, June 6th 9am - 2pm
The Osprey has arrived! There are eggs.
Blood Drive Tuesday, June 16th 10am - 4pm to support Cape Cod Healthcare!
The Therapy Dogs are BACK. Join them at 1pm, Saturday, June 20th! Free w/Museum admission.
A monthly lecture series featuring local Archaeology and History. Next program: Monday, June 29th at 1pm. Free w/Admission.
Outstanding Scientists from Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution share their stories. First in a series: The Perfect Storm June 30th 1pm
Meet our Inflatable Humpback Whale. Next visit July 1st. 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.
A multigenerational opportunity to enjoy art and nature with your family! Wednesdays starting July 1st. Read more to register.
Walk thru the Gray Whale! Next visit is July 6th.
Devouring Science, one post at a time. Interested?
Learn about the Wing Island Bird Banding Station.
Current tide chart information for Barnstable Harbor, Beach Point
The Museum thanks the Arts Foundation of Cape Cod for their generous support of our programs!!
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.
Please remember ...NO Dogs allowed on the Trails, May 1 - September 30 and NO DOGS allowed year round on Museum property.