Cape Cod's Nature Place

The Cape Cod Museum of Natural History

Cape Cod Photography Workshop

Cape Cod Photography Workshop

An extraordinary opportunity! May 12th and 13th. Read more for registration details.

KidSummer Day Program

KidSummer Day Program

KidSummer 2017 runs June 26 - August 11. AWSC Shark Week, August 14th & 21st. Online registration is OPEN. Click Read More to register!

Gift Shop

Gift Shop

Check out our new NEW online shop!

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

See Membership Differently! Check out what's new.

Drawing and Painting from Nature Spring 2017

Drawing and Painting from Nature Spring 2017

Come draw and paint with local artist, Eve Aspinwall. 4 class series or single dates available. Starts June 1! Register now! Space, limited.

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. Now showing: Nature 365: daily 11am - 2:30pm.

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,May 2nd, at 9:30am.

Employment Opportunities

Employment Opportunities

Read more for 2017 employment opportunities.

Birdwatching for Beginners

Birdwatching for Beginners

Birdwatching for Beginners with Gretchen Moran Towers. Next opportunity is May 11th at 10am Free w/Museum admission

OspreyCam

OspreyCam

The Osprey are here! Watch the story unfold on our Osprey Cam.

Cape Cod Therapy Dogs

Cape Cod Therapy Dogs

Saturday, May 20th, 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: Thomas McLean's Impressionist Landscapes

The Gills Club

The Gills Club

THE GILLS CLUB Next meeting: May 27th at 10am. Please call for reservations. Space limited. 508 896 3867 x133

Biomimicry

Biomimicry

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

Plant Sale

Plant Sale

COMING June 3rd! 9am - 2pm

Blood Drive

Blood Drive

Blood Drive Thursday, June 8, 2017. 10am - 4pm to support Cape Cod Healthcare!

Legends and Lore of Cape Cod

Legends and Lore of Cape Cod

June 22nd. 1pm Free with Museum Admission.

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.

The Healing Garden

The Healing Garden

Saturday, June 24th. 1pm Free with Museum Admission.

Annual Appeal

Annual Appeal

Please take this moment to show your support of CCMNH!

Mudflat Mania!

Mudflat Mania!

Mudflat Mania! starts June 29th.

Bird Banding

Bird Banding

Learn about the Wing Island Bird Banding Station.

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.

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!

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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