Cape Cod's Nature Place

The Cape Cod Museum of Natural History

Family Drawing

Family Drawing

A multigenerational opportunity to enjoy art and nature with your family! Saturdays starting June 28th

Gray Whale

Gray Whale

Walk thru the Gray Whale! Find out why they are extinct in the Atlantic and alive and well in the Pacific. Next visit is July 23rd! Free w/Admission

Ambassador Wolf

Ambassador Wolf

Meet Michael LeBlanc, and his live wolf. Learn about wolves; their history, habitat and challenges. Reservations required.

James Prosek

James Prosek

Meet James Prozek, author, artist, conservationist & naturalist, who walks in the footsteps and customs of John J. Audubon. Friday, July 25th, 1 - 6pm. Read more for details!

Putting it on the Table: Spectacular Summertime Food

Putting it on the Table: Spectacular Summertime Food

See what we are taking a bite out of this summer....

Inflatable Humpback Whale

Inflatable Humpback Whale

Meet our new Inflatable Humpback Whale. Next visit Wednesday, July 30th. Advance Reservations Recommended!

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.

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.

Free Fun Friday

Free Fun Friday

Thanks to the Highland Street Foundation for their support of this special FREE day at CCMNH!

Mudflat Mania!

Mudflat Mania!

Dig! Splash! Discover! Find out what really lives in the sand and mud at low tide. Join our guides for a family friendly walk on the flats!

Beehives

Beehives

Live Beehive openings, Thursdays at noon. Call for reservations at x 133.

Birdwatching for Beginners

Birdwatching for Beginners

Birdwatching for Beginners with Gretchen Moran Towers. Next opportunity is July 24th at 10am.

CRASH: A Tale of Two Species

CRASH: A Tale of Two Species

The story of the red knot and the horseshoe crab is a living example of how every species is interconnected. Showing July 24th at 1pm. Free w/admission

Nature Knowledge

Nature Knowledge

Check your nature IQ! Monday thru Friday at 11:30am and 1:00 pm Free w/Museum Admission. June 23rd to August 29th

Light the Night

Light the Night

We are Open Late 5 nights in July and August! Next opportunity is July 24th.

"We Feed"

"We Feed"

Watch our critters eat lunch! Weekdays at Noon, except Thursdays.

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, July 29th at 9:30am.

Nancy Ellen Craig

Nancy Ellen Craig

View the genius of Nancy Ellen Craig. Naturescape Gallery presents her art, June 1 - July 31.

Cape Cod Therapy Dogs

Cape Cod Therapy Dogs

A canine treat for the whole family! Next opportunity, Saturday, August 16th at 1pm. Free w/museum admission.

Cape Cod A List

Cape Cod A List

Voting ends August 24th!

Mark Preu

Mark Preu

Mark Preu brings his Cape Cod nature photographs to our Naturescape Gallery, August 1st -31st.

KidSummer Day Program

KidSummer Day Program

Online registration is open and classes are filling up fast! KidSummer 2014 runs June 30 - August 15.

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: Crash: A Tale of Two Species, July 24th 1pm

Museum Awards

Museum Awards

Thank you for your votes! We are celebrating 60 years and appreciate the support of our members, visitors and locals!!!

A Taste for Nature

A Taste for Nature

Join the celebration!

OspreyCam

OspreyCam

Babies in the nest! Keep watch on the progress as the Osprey camera keeps the perch and nest on view.

The Cake's on Us!

The Cake's on Us!

Celebrate our 60th anniversary all year long!

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.

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.

Seaside LeMans

Seaside LeMans

The Museum is excited to have been chosen as a beneficiary of the Davenport Companies, 14th Annual 2014 Seaside Le Mans race! We are honored to be part of this event that includes...

Putting it on the Table

Putting it on the Table

Celebrate the local culinary. Talk and taste the nature of food. Check out our spectacular summertime events!

Digging Into the Past

Digging Into the Past

A monthly lecture series featuring local Archaeology and History. Next program: Tuesday, August 20th at 2pm. Free w/Admission.

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

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, September 27th, 2014 at 10am.

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