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 Osprey has arrived!
The next meeting of THE GILLS CLUB will be held at the Cape Cod Museum of Natural History Saturday,March 28th, 2015 at 10am. Call for reservations! 508 896 3867 x 133
A monthly lecture series featuring local Archaeology and History. Next program: Saturday March 28th at 1pm. Free w/Admission.
WE ARE OPEN 11am - 3pm Thursday - Sunday in March
Read more for the Science on the Street, Honeybee Quiz answers!
Visit our Naturescape gallery, featuring local New England artists, whose work reflects the nature of the Northeast. Open during museum hours.
Join our bird nerd, Gretchen Towers Moran, walk the trails and discover the wonderful world of Cape Cod birding. Next opportunity, April 14th at 9:30am.
The Therapy Dogs are BACK. Join them at 1pm, Saturday, April 18th! Free w/Museum admission.
Showing compelling, educational and visually stunning nature documentaries that inspire appreciation, curiosity and stewardship of our natural world and its inhabitants. Next showing: What Plants Talk About? April 19th at 1pm
Read more to see what is happening during April School Vacation!
Walk thru the Gray Whale! Next visit is on the road at the Cambridge Science Festival, Saturday, April 18th.
This popular Wolf returns Sunday, April 19th. Shows at 11am and 1:30pm. Call early for reservations!!!
Birdwatching for Beginners with Gretchen Moran Towers. Next opportunity is April 23rd at 10am.
See what is STEAM'n at CCMNH!
Spring is on its way! Our successful garden series returns! Deer Ticks: One Bite can Change your Life" Sunday, May 6th 1pm Free w/Museum admission!
There are dozens of extraordinary museums on Cape Cod spanning history, the arts and topics that define the peninsula, from maritime life to baseball.
Wednesday, June 10th 8am - 4pm Space limited !! Call for reservations by June 1st!
Come shop! Saturday, June 6th 9am - 2pm
19th Annual Cape Cod Maritime History Symposium Saturday, June 6, 2015 Call for reservations! 508 896 3867 x133
Please remember ...NO Dogs allowed on the Trails, May 1 - September 30 and NO DOGS allowed year round on Museum property.
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 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.