Cape Cod's Nature Place

The Cape Cod Museum of Natural History

Maritime Symposium

Maritime Symposium

Join us for the 20th annual Maritime History Symposium, Saturday, May 21st.

The Butterfly House  & Pollinator Path

The Butterfly House & Pollinator Path

Watch our project Bloom! Generously sponsored by The Simon Foundation, Crocker Nurseries and YDS Landscape.

KidSummer Day Program

KidSummer Day Program

KidSummer 2016 runs June 27 - August 12. Online registration is open February 1st!!

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.

Shape the Future

Shape the Future

Do you love Brewster's Coastline? Brewster's Coastal Areas Visioning Workshop AT Brewster Town Hall 4/26 6pm

Blood Drive

Blood Drive

Blood Drive Thursday, April 28th 10am - 4pm to support Cape Cod Healthcare!

I Speak For The Bees

I Speak For The Bees

Sunday, May 1st 1pm Tickets are available online and at the door.

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 3rd at 9:30am.

Drawing & Painting from Nature

Drawing & Painting from Nature

Eve Aspinwall offers class for adults Thursdays, starting May 5th. Register now for one or more. Space limited

OspreyCam

OspreyCam

The Osprey have THREE eggs. Watch their story unfold our Osprey Cam.

Saturday Science

Saturday Science

Explosions of Experimenting Fun! Next opportunity is May 7th. Call to register.

Birdwatching for Beginners

Birdwatching for Beginners

Birdwatching for Beginners with Gretchen Moran Towers. Next opportunity is May 12th at 10am. Free w/Museum admission

Cape Cod Therapy Dogs

Cape Cod Therapy Dogs

Saturday, May 14th, 1pm ! Free w/Museum admission.

Digging Into the Past

Digging Into the Past

A monthly lecture series featuring local Archaeology and History. Next lecture: The Fort Wing House Thursday, May 22nd, 1pm Free w/Museum 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 28th, 2016 at 10am. Call for reservations! 508 896 3867 x 133

Butterfly Munch

Butterfly Munch

The Butterfly Munch Preview Party is May 29th. Tickets on sale April 8th. Limited space.

Aquarium News

Aquarium News

Our Aquarium has new residents! Come see the recent additions.

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. Unfortunately, the trails are not wheelchair accessible.

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.

Museum Trail

Museum Trail

There are dozens of extraordinary Cape Cod museums spanning history, the arts and topics that define the peninsula, from maritime life to baseball.

Plant Sale

Plant Sale

The Friends of the Museum Gardening for Life Plant Sale is Saturday, June 4th, 9am - 2pm

Live Bee Hive Openings 2016

Live Bee Hive Openings 2016

Meet our Bees! Live Hive Openings Thursdays, June 23rd - August 25th Space Limited. Call for reservations $5/non members or $4/members

Hydrangea Festival 2016

Hydrangea Festival 2016

Visit the 5 gorgeous gardens supporting the Cape Cod Museum of Natural History, scholarship fund! July 8th - 9th, 12th, 15th. Read more for tickets and directions.

Kite Building

Kite Building

Build your own spectacular kite! Two chances this year. Read more for details & dates.

Shop AmazonSmile and Donate!

Shop AmazonSmile and Donate!

Shop on AmazonSmile and help support CCMNH. For online purchases made through AmazonSmile, Amazon will donate 0.5% of the total purchase price to the Cape Cod Museum of Natural History. Click on the Read More link or go to www.smile.amazon.com to start shopping!

Annual Appeal

Annual Appeal

Please take this moment to show your support of CCMNH!

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

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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