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.
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Chemistry for Kids! Check the calendar for February School Vacation Dates.
Escape to the Museum for February School Vacation. Open Daily 11am - 3pm, February 18 - 26, 2017. Read more for programs and activities.
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
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.
Did you know that Cape Cod and our national marine sanctuary are famous for seabirds? February 22, 2017 1pm
Birdwatching for Beginners with Gretchen Moran Towers. Next opportunity is February 23rd at 10am or 12:30pm. Reservations required. 508 896 3867 x133 Free w/Museum admission
Walk thru the Gray Whale! Next visit Friday February 24th. Free with Museum Admission.
THE GILLS CLUB Next meeting: February 25th at 10am. Please call for reservations. Space limited. 508 896 3867 x133
Wicked Fun! Computer Coding Classes for 5-7 year olds. Starts March 5th. Registration required!
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Field Guide Training Course Registration is open. Course runs March 7th - April 11th.
Gardening for Life Speaker Series starts , March 5th. Series ticket deal available online, January 1st.
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
Read more for 2017 employment opportunities.
Join our bird nerd, Gretchen Towers Moran, walk the trails and discover the wonderful world of Cape Cod birding. Next opportunity, March 14th at 9:30am.
View the "What is Biomimicry?" video, created as part of the Cape Cod Regional STEM Network Teacher in Residence Program.
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Showing compelling, educational and visually stunning nature documentaries that inspire appreciation, curiosity and stewardship of our natural world and its inhabitants. Next showing: Nature 365: daily 11am - 2pm. March Fridays at 11:30am Animal Houses
Chris Macort speaks 3/11/17 at 1pm. Free with Museum Admission
Join the Curious! Visit the Museum, March 18th, 10am - 1pm. Then take your ticket to Cape Cod Community College for a free lunch and an afternoon for the Curious!
Dr. Philip Duffy speaks about Climate Change, March 25th at 11:30am Free with Museum Admission
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.
Bill Burke speaks, Saturday, April 1st, 1pm. Free with Museum Admission.
Blood Drive Thursday, April 13, 2017. 10am - 4pm to support Cape Cod Healthcare!
Read more for April School Vacation Programs
Saturday, April 15th, 1pm ! Free w/Museum admission.
Please take this moment to show your support of CCMNH!
Join a guided walk with our Naturalists. 1pm. Monday thru Friday, April 17-21, 2017. Free with Museum Admission.
Learn about the Wing Island Bird Banding Station.
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Current tide chart information for Barnstable Harbor, Beach Point
Please remember ...NO Dogs allowed on the Trails, May 1 - September 30 and NO DOGS allowed year round on Museum property.