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 is open!!

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.

Garden in the Woods Tour

Garden in the Woods Tour

Wednesday, June 10th 8am - 4pm Space limited !! Call for reservations by June 1st!

2015 Maritime History Symposium

2015 Maritime History Symposium

19th Annual Cape Cod Maritime History Symposium Saturday, June 6, 2015 Call for reservations! 508 896 3867 x133

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.

Animal Photography

Animal Photography

Come learn the ins-and-outs of what it takes to search out and photographically capture animals in the wild. Saturday, May 2nd at 11AM. Free w/Museum admission!

Hours & Admission

Hours & Admission

WE ARE OPEN 11am - 3pm Wednesday - Sunday

Gardening for Life

Gardening for Life

Spring is on its way! Our successful garden series returns! Deer Ticks: One Bite can Change your Life" Sunday, May 3rd 1pm Free w/Museum 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, May 5th at 9:30am.

OspreyCam

OspreyCam

The Osprey has arrived! There are eggs.

Paleo-Ecology of Cape Cod

Paleo-Ecology of Cape Cod

Paleo-ecology is............ Find out Wednesday,May 6th 1pm Free w/Museum Admission

Birdwatching for Beginners

Birdwatching for Beginners

Birdwatching for Beginners with Gretchen Moran Towers. Next opportunity is May 14th 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.

Cape Cod Therapy Dogs

Cape Cod Therapy Dogs

The Therapy Dogs are BACK. Join them at 1pm, Saturday, May 16th! Free w/Museum admission.

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: Animal Odd Couples May 17th at 1pm

Digging Into the Past

Digging Into the Past

A monthly lecture series featuring local Archaeology and History. Next program: Wednesday, May 6th at 1pm. Free w/Admission.

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, May 23rd, 2015 at 10am. Call for reservations! 508 896 3867 x 133

Closed Memorial Day

Closed Memorial Day

The Museum is closed for the Monday Holiday, 5/25/15.

Adult Drawing Class

Adult Drawing Class

Experience the Nature and learn to draw with artist Eve Aspinwall. Starts May 27th

Plant Marketplace

Plant Marketplace

Come shop! Saturday, June 6th 9am - 2pm

Voyagers to the Bottom of the Sea

Voyagers to the Bottom of the Sea

Outstanding Scientists from Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution share their stories.

STEM to STEAM

STEM to STEAM

See what is STEAM'n at CCMNH!

Honeybee  Solutions

Honeybee Solutions

Read more for the Science on the Street, Honeybee Quiz answers!

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

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.

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.

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