Cape Cod's Nature Place

The Cape Cod Museum of Natural History

Membership Information

Membership Information

Join or renew now for membership benefits all season long!

Our Mission

The mission of the Cape Cod Museum of Natural History is to inspire appreciation, understanding and stewardship of our natural environment and wildlife through discovery and learning.

Nature Screen: The Enchanted Forest

Nature Screen: The Enchanted Forest

Next Opportunity: May 12th at 11:30 am

Forest Bathing

Forest Bathing

Next Opportunity: May 14th at 11:00 am

Green Briar Wildflower Plant Sale

Green Briar Wildflower Plant Sale

Missing our Museum Plant Sale? The Sandwich Green Briar Nature Center Wildflower Garden Plant Sale is Saturday, May 22, 2021 9am-2pm!

Lunch 'n Learn: Nature's Ambassador

Lunch 'n Learn: Nature's Ambassador

May 27th 12:00 pm Please call to register 508.896.3867 x133

Sunday Guided Family Field Walks

Sunday Guided Family Field Walks

Sundays May 30 - September 26 12:00 pm. Read More for Tickets.

Feed the Butterflies

Feed the Butterflies

Daily feeding opportunities at 11:00 am and 1:30 pm begin June 1st. RESERVATIONS REQUIRED. Please call 508.896.3867 x133

Please Support Our Sponsors

Liquor N More Ocean Edge Resort & Golf Club Crocker Nurseries Cape Cod Life Magazine International Fund for Animal Welfare Seaside Lemans CARE for Cape and Islands Massachusetts Cultural Council Arts Foundation of Cape Cod The Museum Trail First Citizens Federal Credit Union Wild Birds Unlimited Cape Cod 5 Cape Cod Foundation Just Picked Gifts Cape Classical 107.5
Butterfly House & Pollinator Path

Butterfly House & Pollinator Path

Opportunities daily beginning June 1st. RESERVATIONS REQUIRED. Please call 508.896.3867 x133

 Amazing Animal Ambassadors Return!

Amazing Animal Ambassadors Return!

Next Opportunities June 12th. Read More for tickets.

Guided Family Field Walks

Guided Family Field Walks

Walks begin June 14th please read more for opportunity dates and times.

Science Rocks!

Science Rocks!

Love Science? Get ready to EXPLORE, DISCOVER & PLAY in our interactive science lab! Free with Museum Admission/Last Entry 1:30pm

Beach Plums

Beach Plums

Learn about the Beach Plums at CCMNH and their destiny to become jelly!

Wade Institute for Science Education

Wade Institute for Science Education

Join the Wade Institute for Science Education for one or more of 4 unique professional development courses!

KidSummer Day Program

KidSummer Day Program

Outside Adventure Awaits! Click to register online! Click for Supply List and more information!

Employment Opportunities

Employment Opportunities

Come be a part of our team!

Mud Kitchen

Mud Kitchen

Opportunities Monday - Friday 10:00 am, 11:00 am, 12:00 pm, 1:00 pm, 2:00 pm & 3:00 pm beginning in June TICKETS AVAILABLE ONLINE 5/15

Tick Training

Tick Training

Tuesday, June 22 1:00 pm

Shipwrecks of Cape Cod

Shipwrecks of Cape Cod

Stories of Tragedy and Triumph with Don Wilding Tuesday, July 6th 1:00 pm

Shop AmazonSmile and Donate!

Shop AmazonSmile and Donate!

You can now use Amazon Smile to support CCMNH through the Amazon app! Go to Programs & Features and select Cape Cod Museum of Natural History as your charity!

'A bright and exciting future'

'A bright and exciting future'

Cape Cod Museum of Natural History to Acquire Thornton W. Burgess/Green Briar Nature Center in Sandwich

Biomimicry

Biomimicry

View the "What is Biomimicry?" video, created as part of the Cape Cod Regional STEM Network Teacher in Residence Program.

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. NO DOGS allowed year round on Museum property.

Osprey Live Stream

Osprey Live Stream

Eggs? Chicks? Check out all the action here!

Bird Banding

Bird Banding

Learn about the Wing Island Bird Banding Station.

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.