Cape Cod's Nature Place

The Cape Cod Museum of Natural History

Hours & Admission

Hours & Admission

The Museum is closed, December 31st - February 17th. We reopen 2/18/17.

Amazing Animal Ambassadors

Amazing Animal Ambassadors

The Amazing Animals return 2/20/17 Tickets on sale January 1st,

Reader's Choice

Reader's Choice

Please Vote for CCMNH by Wednesday, February 15th. We are the BEST Museum, Summer program, Gift Shop and Place for Family Entertainment. Click on Reader's Choice above to vote now! or go to http://ballot.wickedlocalfavorites.com/

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.

Membership Information

Membership Information

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Beekeeping Class 2017

Beekeeping Class 2017

Registration is now open for the 2017 Beekeeping Class. Please call 508 896 3867 x133

Employment Opportunities

Employment Opportunities

Read more for 2017 employment opportunities.

Gardening for Life

Gardening for Life

Gardening for Life Speaker Series starts , March 5th. Series ticket deal available online, January 1st.

Science on the Street 2017

Science on the Street 2017

We are looking for exhibitors for our Science on the Street event, 3/18/17. Come join us for the 5th annual event for the CURIOUS!

Biomimicry

Biomimicry

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

KidSummer Day Program

KidSummer Day Program

KidSummer 2017 runs June 26 - August 11. Online registration opens February 1st.

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, January 17th at 9:30am.

Annual Appeal

Annual Appeal

Please take this moment to show your support of CCMNH!

Birdwatching for Beginners

Birdwatching for Beginners

Birdwatching for Beginners with Gretchen Moran Towers. Next opportunity is January 26th at 10am. Free w/Museum admission

The Gills Club

The Gills Club

THE GILLS CLUB Next meeting: January 28th at 10am. Please call for reservations. Space limited. 508 896 3867 x133

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.

Nature Recess February 2017

Nature Recess February 2017

Escape to the Museum for February School Vacation. Open Daily 11am - 3pm, February 18 - 26, 2017. Read more for programs and activities.

Blood Drive

Blood Drive

Blood Drive Thursday, February 16th, 2017. 10am - 4pm to support Cape Cod Healthcare!

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.

Cape Cod Therapy Dogs

Cape Cod Therapy Dogs

Saturday, February 18th, 1pm ! Free w/Museum admission.

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. Now Showing: Jennifer Bovey's Original Fish Rubbings

Murder of Crows

Murder of Crows

This film plays continuously during February School Vacation week, 11:30am - 2:15pm. Special big screen showing 2/26 at 11:30 am. Free w/Museum Admission

Marine Mammal Response

Marine Mammal Response

Brian Sharp from IFAW speaks

Inflatable Humpback Whale

Inflatable Humpback Whale

Meet our Inflatable Humpback Whale. Next visit February 21st. Advance Reservations Required! Spaces limited to 20 per time slot. Because of the educational content level, this program is restricted to ages 5 and up.

Seabirds of Stellwagen Bank

Seabirds of Stellwagen Bank

Did you know that Cape Cod and our national marine sanctuary are famous for seabirds? February 22, 2017 1pm

Gray Whale

Gray Whale

Walk thru the Gray Whale! Next visit Friday February 24th. Free with Museum Admission.

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!

Volunteer Fair 2017

Volunteer Fair 2017

Try a NaturEscape! Come learn how you can help us out! February 28th, 10am - Noon.

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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