Join the FUN at the annual GREEN HALLOWEEN celebration! Saturday, October 27, 10am – 2pm.
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 proud to present the 22nd Annual Cape Cod Maritime History Symposium on Saturday, November 3, 2018 9am-3pm
David Wedge from the New England Aquarium will talk about the Lined Seahorse Hippocampus erectus. Friday, October 19, 2018 at 11:30am
A very special Halloween Lunch ‘n Learn with Medievalist, Susan Jarek-Glidden, Ph.D. Wednesday, October 31, 2018 at 12:30pm.
Join our bird nerd, Gretchen Moran Towers, walk the trails and discover the wonderful world of Cape Cod birding. Next opportunity: October 16th at 9am.
Learn about Lascaux, a complex cave famous for its Paleolithic cave paintings, and attempts to find a solution to preserve them for the future. This fantastic documentary takes us on this important journey! Wednesday, October 17, 2018 at 11:30am.
This course is for adults interested in exploring this intersection of nature, art and expression. Beginners and all levels welcome. Next session October 18th at 9am
The Gills Club is an education initiative of the Atlantic White Shark Conservancy dedicated to empowering the next generation of female shark scientists. Next meeting October 20th.
Next visit is October 20th at 1pm. Free w/Museum Admission.
“The Disappearance of the PX-15” follows marine archaeologist James Delgado as he recovers the sub and reunites the surviving aquanauts to tell their fascinating stories of this secret mission.October 10th & Wednesday, October 24, 2018 at 11:30am.
Birdwatching for Beginners with Gretchen Moran Towers. Next opportunity is October November 8th at 10am. Free w/Museum admission
My Life as a Turkey Thursdays, November 8 & 15, 2018 at 1pm
Cranberry Bog Tour with Andrea Cakounes Saturday, November 10th @ 1pm. The program will be held at Cape Cod Cranberry Bog and Farm 1601 Factory Road in Harwich.
American Experience Documentary from award-winning director Ric Burns, “The Pilgrims” Sunday, November 18, 2018 11:30am-1:30pm.
Who’s Watching You? with Marcia and Mark Wilson Three Live Owl Programs ~ 10:00am, 12:30pm, & 3:00pm Saturday, November 24, 2018
Developing Maritime Archaeology Programs in Massachusetts” with Calvin Mires, Ph.D. Friday, November 30, 2018 at 1pm
Brewster for the Holidays Santa’s Workshop! Sunday, December 2, 2018 2pm – 4pm
NATURE SCREEN Curiosity Stream’s A Winter’s Tale: The Journey of the Snowy Owls, Wednesday, December 5, 2018 at 11:30am.
Blood Drive Thursday, December 13th, 2018. 10am - 4pm to support Cape Cod Healthcare!
A HOLIDAY WINTER WONDERLAND: WICKED AWESOME BALLOON SHOW! Saturday, December 22, 2018 at 1pm
Cardboard and Tape Thursday, December 27 & Friday, December 28, 2018 11:30am-2:30pm.
Nature Scape “Red Panda, World’s Cutest Animal” Friday, December 28, 2018 at 11:30am.
A Rainforest Reptiles Show! Reptiles Rock! TWO SHOWS: Saturday, December 29, 2018 at 11am & 1pm
Visit our Naturescape gallery, featuring local New England artists, whose work reflects the nature of the Northeast. Open during museum hours. Now Showing: Sailors Valentine Coming in July: Cape Night Photography
Help the Friends complete the Brick Path through the Bobbie Williams Garden to the door of the KidSummer Classroom!
View the "What is Biomimicry?" video, created as part of the Cape Cod Regional STEM Network Teacher in Residence Program.
Learn about the Wing Island Bird Banding Station.
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.
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Please remember ...NO Dogs allowed on the Trails, May 1 - September 30 and NO DOGS allowed year round on Museum property.