A multigenerational opportunity to enjoy art and nature with your family! Saturdays starting June 28th
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
Meet Michael LeBlanc, and his live wolf. Learn about wolves; their history, habitat and challenges. Reservations required.
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!
See what we are taking a bite out of this summer....
Meet our new Inflatable Humpback Whale. Next visit Wednesday, July 30th. Advance Reservations Recommended!
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.
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.
Thanks to the Highland Street Foundation for their support of this special FREE day at CCMNH!
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!
Live Beehive openings, Thursdays at noon. Call for reservations at x 133.
Birdwatching for Beginners with Gretchen Moran Towers. Next opportunity is July 24th at 10am.
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
Check your nature IQ! Monday thru Friday at 11:30am and 1:00 pm Free w/Museum Admission. June 23rd to August 29th
We are Open Late 5 nights in July and August! Next opportunity is July 24th.
Watch our critters eat lunch! Weekdays at Noon, except Thursdays.
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.
View the genius of Nancy Ellen Craig. Naturescape Gallery presents her art, June 1 - July 31.
A canine treat for the whole family! Next opportunity, Saturday, August 16th at 1pm. Free w/museum admission.
Voting ends August 24th!
Mark Preu brings his Cape Cod nature photographs to our Naturescape Gallery, August 1st -31st.
Online registration is open and classes are filling up fast! KidSummer 2014 runs June 30 - August 15.
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
Thank you for your votes! We are celebrating 60 years and appreciate the support of our members, visitors and locals!!!
Join the celebration!
Babies in the nest! Keep watch on the progress as the Osprey camera keeps the perch and nest on view.
Celebrate our 60th anniversary all year long!
Please remember ...NO Dogs allowed on the Trails, May 1 - September 30 and NO DOGS allowed year round on Museum property.
Visit our Naturescape gallery, featuring local New England artists, whose work reflects the nature of the Northeast. Open during museum hours.
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...
Celebrate the local culinary. Talk and taste the nature of food. Check out our spectacular summertime events!
A monthly lecture series featuring local Archaeology and History. Next program: Tuesday, August 20th at 2pm. Free w/Admission.
Devouring Science, one post at a time. Interested?
Learn about the Wing Island Bird Banding Station.
Current tide chart information for Barnstable Harbor, Beach Point
The next meeting of THE GILLS CLUB will be held at the Cape Cod Museum of Natural History Saturday, September 27th, 2014 at 10am.