The Museum of Science, Boston inflatable planetarium returns August 4th. Tickets are available online now. Space very limited.
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! Next : August 5th 10am and August 7th 11:45am Read more for complete schedule.
Don't miss the excitement, magic and science of bubbles...... Tuesday, August 11th 3pm and 5pm Register online or call today. Online ticket deal closes at midnight Monday 8/10.
New research suggests nature walks are good for your brain! Join our Naturalists for guided family walks, June 22nd to September 4th. Check at Admissions for daily schedule.
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.
Outstanding Scientists from Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution share their stories. Second in a series: Marine Geology & Geophysics July 30th 1pm
Help us send 100 kids to KidSummer! Read more to buy tickets or make a donation now.
David Wedge from the New England Aquarium speaks about the seahorse and efforts to support the species. August 3rd 1pm free w/Museum admission
Meet our Inflatable Humpback Whale. Next visit July 31st. 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.
Walk thru the Gray Whale! Next visit is August 3rd.
A multigenerational opportunity to enjoy art and nature with your family! Wednesdays starting July 1st. Read more to register.
Nature Knowledge Programs everyday 11:30am and 1:00pm, June 29th thru September 4th. Check the schedule for daily topics.
NEXT: Friday, August 5th @ 11:30am "DUCKumentary"
Check out the interactive STEAM activities for all ages. Come have some learning fun with Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math!
Watch our critters eat lunch! Daily Noon - 1pm. June 1st to September 6th
Meet our Bees! Read more for complete schedule of Hive Openings!
Visit our Naturescape gallery, featuring local New England artists, whose work reflects the nature of the Northeast. Open during museum hours.
Bring your favorite book and READ to the Cape Cod Therapy Dogs! 1pm, Saturday, August 15th! Free w/Museum admission.
Blood Drive Tuesday, August 18th 10am - 4pm to support Cape Cod Healthcare!
Join our bird nerd, Gretchen Towers Moran, walk the trails and discover the wonderful world of Cape Cod birding. Next opportunity, August 18th at 9:30am.
A monthly lecture series featuring local Archaeology and History. Next program: Wednesday, August 19th at 1pm. Free w/Admission.
Birdwatching for Beginners with Gretchen Moran Towers. Next opportunity is August 20th at 10am.
KidSummer 2015 runs June 29 - August 14. Online registration is open!!
We have 3 chicks! Come watch them grow.
Hear the stories from the 2015 summer of sharks! With Dr. Greg Skomal and spotter pilot, Wayne Davis. Tuesday, September 29th 6:30pm Reservations recommended
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
There are dozens of extraordinary museums on Cape Cod spanning history, the arts and topics that define the peninsula, from maritime life to baseball.
Please remember ...NO Dogs allowed on the Trails, May 1 - September 30 and NO DOGS allowed year round on Museum property.
Established in 1954, we continue our mission to inspire appreciation, educate and care for our natural environment. The support of our members, visitors and locals is critical to this effort!!! A wholehearted THANK YOU for your dedication to CCMNH!
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.