Cape Cod's Nature Place

The Cape Cod Museum of Natural History

Seaside LeMans

Seaside LeMans

Join the Museum on Saturday, September 6, 2014 from 12-4pm at Mashpee Commons. We are excited to have been chosen as a beneficiary of the Davenport Companies, 14th Annual 2014 Seaside Le Mans race! We are honored to be part of this event that includes...

Sharks of New England

Sharks of New England

Beyond the great white.....what other sharks are lurking in our waters?? Dr Tom Burns Saturday, September 20th at 1pm. Free w/Museum admission

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.

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.

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!!!

"We Feed"

"We Feed"

Watch our critters eat lunch! Weekdays at Noon, except Thursdays.

Birdwatching for Beginners

Birdwatching for Beginners

Birdwatching for Beginners with Gretchen Moran Towers. Next opportunity is September 11th at 10am.

Putting it on the Table

Putting it on the Table

Celebrate the local culinary. Talk and taste the nature of food. Next up Cranberries Talk and Tour! September 13th 1pm .

Digging Into the Past

Digging Into the Past

A monthly lecture series featuring local Archaeology and History. Next program: Sunday, September 14th at 2pm. 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, September 16th at 9:30am.

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, September 27th, 2014 at 10am.

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: "Duckumentary" September 27th 1pm

A Taste for Nature

A Taste for Nature

Join the celebration!

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 October 12th! Free w/Admission

Green Halloween 2014

Green Halloween 2014

Celebrate with us! Wear your costume! Sunday, October 26th 3-6pm. Last admission 5pm. No reservations needed

OspreyCam

OspreyCam

Watch the progress of our 3 babies as the Osprey camera keeps the perch and nest on view.

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!

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.

Cape Tides

Cape Tides

Current tide chart information for Barnstable Harbor, Beach Point

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.

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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