Cape Cod's Nature Place

The Cape Cod Museum of Natural History

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 133

Great White Shark Research Fundraiser

Great White Shark Research Fundraiser

Meet Dr. Greg Skomal of the Massachusetts Shark Research Program as he presents his first-of-its-kind population study of the Great White Shark. Reservations required.

Museum Trail

Museum Trail

There are dozens of extraordinary museums on Cape Cod spanning history, the arts and topics that define the peninsula, from maritime life to baseball.

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.

Museum Mini Golf

Museum Mini Golf

Play 18 holes indoors December 27th and 28th! Tee Times available at 508 896 3867 x133

Hours & Admission

Hours & Admission

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

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: "The Private Life of Deer" December 26th 1pm

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.

STEM to STEAM

STEM to STEAM

See what is STEAM'n at CCMNH!

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 December 30th! Free w/Admission

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, January 13th at 9:30am.

Birdwatching for Beginners

Birdwatching for Beginners

Birdwatching for Beginners with Gretchen Moran Towers. Next opportunity is January 22nd at 10am.

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, January 24th, 2015 at 10am. Call for reservations! 508 896 3867 x 133

A Whale of a Day

A Whale of a Day

Teacher Training PDP opportunities!

Ambassador Wolf

Ambassador Wolf

This popular Wolf returns Monday, February 16th. Shows at 11am and 1:30pm. Call early for reservations!!!

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

KidSummer Day Program

KidSummer Day Program

KidSummer 2015 runs June 29 - August 14. Online registration opens February 1, 2015

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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