Cape Cod's Nature Place

The Cape Cod Museum of Natural History

KidSummer Day Program

KidSummer Day Program

KidSummer 2015 runs June 29 - August 14. Online registration opens February 1, 2015 There is a special EXTRA discount available to Museum members before January 30th, if you call 508-896-3867 x 133.

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.

Science on the Street 2015

Science on the Street 2015

It's back.........................................Join the curious and have fun learning about STEM! Saturday, March 21, 2015 11am - 3pm. No reservations. $3 members/$5 nonmembers.

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.

Cape Cod Life 'Best of' 2015

Cape Cod Life 'Best of' 2015

PLEASE VOTE CCMNH GOLD AGAIN!!!

Hours & Admission

Hours & Admission

The Museum will be closed December 31, 2014 until February 14, 2015, except for special programs.

2015 Readers Choice Award

2015 Readers Choice Award

Please Vote and Help us Win Gold Again!!!

Beginning Beekeeping

Beginning Beekeeping

George Mulhebach teaches you to be your own beekeeper! Classes start March 4th. Call 508 896 3867 x133 to register!

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

STEM to STEAM

STEM to STEAM

See what is STEAM'n at CCMNH!

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, February 10th at 9:30am.

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: Love in the Animal Kingdom February 14th at 1pm

Ambassador Wolf

Ambassador Wolf

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

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 February 17th! Free w/Admission

Inflatable Humpback Whale

Inflatable Humpback Whale

Meet our new Inflatable Humpback Whale. Next visit February 19th. 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.

Birdwatching for Beginners

Birdwatching for Beginners

Birdwatching for Beginners with Gretchen Moran Towers. Next opportunity is February 20th at 10am.

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.

PDP Training Opportunities

PDP Training Opportunities

Teachers: check out our Winter/Spring offerings!

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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