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.
Read more for all the activities, dates and times.
Showing Daily during Museum hours. Prehistoric Autopsy October 1st - October 29th.
Join our bird nerd, Gretchen Towers Moran, walk the trails and discover the wonderful world of Cape Cod birding. Next opportunity, November 1st at 9:30am.
View the "What is Biomimicry?" video, created as part of the Cape Cod Regional STEM Network Teacher in Residence Program.
Visit our Naturescape gallery, featuring local New England artists, whose work reflects the nature of the Northeast. Open during museum hours. DON"T MISS: John King's Sharks! Showing: September & October
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November 5th, 1pm. This Talk and Tour is offsite, Please read more carefully. Reservations required. Tickets available online!
Everything you ever wanted to know about this bird! Saturday, 11/12/16 at 1pm. Free w/Admission
Don Wilding speaks, Sunday, 11/13/16. 1pm. Free with Admission!
Birdwatching for Beginners with Gretchen Moran Towers. Next opportunity is November 17th at 10am. Free w/Museum admission
Saturday, November 19th, 1pm ! Free w/Museum admission.
IT is Back!! November 25th and 26th. Call for tee times now.
THE GILLS CLUB Next meeting: November 26th at 10am. Please call for reservations. Space limited. 508 896 3867 x133
The annual Holiday Party is December 4th 2 - 4pm. Admission is free during party hours.
Blood Drive Thursday, December 8th. 10am - 4pm to support Cape Cod Healthcare!
Meet local writer and radio personality, Robert Finch, presenting readings from his new book. Saturday, December 10th 1pm Free w/Admission
There are dozens of extraordinary Cape Cod museums spanning history, the arts and topics that define the peninsula, from maritime life to baseball.
Monday, December 26th 11:30am and 1pm
Tickets available now for 3 LIVE OWL shows, December 27th! Read more for information!
Meet our Inflatable Humpback Whale. Next visit December 28th. 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.
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. Unfortunately, the trails are not wheelchair accessible.
Walk thru the Gray Whale! Next visit Friday December 30th. Free with Museum Admission.
Learn about the Wing Island Bird Banding Station.
Current tide chart information for Barnstable Harbor, Beach Point
Please remember ...NO Dogs allowed on the Trails, May 1 - September 30 and NO DOGS allowed year round on Museum property.