Cape Cod's Nature Place

The Cape Cod Museum of Natural History

Owls of the World 2018

Owls of the World 2018

10:00am, 12:30pm, & 3:00pm Saturday, November 24, 2018 Reservations Required

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.

Tuesday Tweets

Tuesday Tweets

Join our bird nerd, Gretchen Moran Towers, walk the trails and discover the wonderful world of Cape Cod birding. Next opportunity: November 13th at 9am.

My Life as a Turkey

My Life as a Turkey

My Life as a Turkey Thursdays, November 15, 2018 at 1pm Free with Admission

The Gills Club

The Gills Club

The Gills Club is an education initiative of the Atlantic White Shark Conservancy dedicated to empowering the next generation of female shark scientists. Next meeting November 17th

East Coast Therapy Dogs with Gina Hayes

East Coast Therapy Dogs with Gina Hayes

Next visit is November 17th at 1pm. Free w/Museum Admission.

The Pilgrims 2018

The Pilgrims 2018

“The Pilgrims” Sunday, November 18, 2018 11:30am-1:30pm. Free with Admission

Digging Into the Past: Above and Below the Waves

Digging Into the Past: Above and Below the Waves

Friday, November 30, 2018 at 1pm Free with Museum Admission

Support Our Sponsors

Liquor N More Ocean Edge Resort & Golf Club Crocker Nurseries Cape Cod Life Magazine Cape Cod Broadcasting Media International Fund for Animal Welfare Seaside Lemans Massachusetts Cultural Council Arts Foundation of Cape Cod The Museum Trail First Citizens Federal Credit Union Wild Birds Unlimited Cape Cod 5
Brewster for the Holidays 2018

Brewster for the Holidays 2018

Brewster for the Holidays Santa’s Workshop! Sunday, December 2, 2018 2pm – 4pm Free Admission

A Winter's Tale: The Journey of the Snowy Owls

A Winter's Tale: The Journey of the Snowy Owls

NATURE SCREEN The Journey of the Snowy Owls, Wednesday, December 5, 2018 at 11:30am. Free with Admission

Birdwatching for Beginners

Birdwatching for Beginners

Birdwatching for Beginners with Gretchen Moran Towers. Next opportunity is December 6th at 10am. Free w/Museum admission

Blood Drive

Blood Drive

Blood Drive Thursday, December 13th, 2018. 10am - 4pm to support Cape Cod Healthcare!

Wicked Awesome Balloon Show

Wicked Awesome Balloon Show

Saturday, December 22, 2018 at 1pm Reservations Required

Cardboard and Tape

Cardboard and Tape

Thursday, December 27 & Friday, December 28, 2018 11:30am-2:30pm. Free with Admission

Worlds Cutest Animal:Red Panda

Worlds Cutest Animal:Red Panda

Nature Scape Friday, December 28, 2018 at 11:30am Free with Admission.

Reptiles Rock

Reptiles Rock

TWO SHOWS: Saturday, December 29, 2018 at 11am & 1pm Reservations Required

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.

Pave a Path to Nature Education

Pave a Path to Nature Education

Help the Friends complete the Brick Path through the Bobbie Williams Garden to the door of the KidSummer Classroom!

Biomimicry

Biomimicry

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

Bird Banding

Bird Banding

Learn about the Wing Island Bird Banding Station.

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.

Membership Information

Membership Information

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Shop AmazonSmile and Donate!

Shop AmazonSmile and Donate!

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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.

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.