2018 KidSummer Registration is open online! Summer counselor positions available.
April School Vacation Pollinator Programs 1pm Monday - Friday. Free w/Museum Admission
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.
Friday, April 20th ~ BUG BONANZA w/Entomologist, Sarah Shugrue
Family Field Walks, with our Naturalists, April 16th - 20th, 2018 at 10:30am. Free with Museum Admission
The C & T Gallery is open for creative imaginations and enthusiastic engineers! 11am - 2pm, Monday - Friday during MA April School Vacation.
Next visit is April 21st at 1pm. Free w/Museum Admission.
Beginners welcome! Series starts May 3rd at 9am. Single session opportunities also available.
Archeobotany! April 27th at 1pm Free with Museum Admission.
THE GILLS CLUB Next meeting: April 28th Gills Club Ages 5-10 ~ 9:00AM- 10AM Gills Club Ages 11+ ~ 10:30AM- 12PM This program is free but does not include Museum admission. Please call for reservations. Space limited. 508 896 3867 x133
April 29th at 1pm. The fourth and final program in the Gardening for Life Speaker Series, 2018
Looking for a fast paced, fun summer to build your resume. Check out the internship possibilities at CCMNH.
Visit our Naturescape gallery, featuring local New England artists, whose work reflects the nature of the Northeast. Open during museum hours. Now Showing: Richard Higgins
Join our bird nerd, Gretchen Moran Towers, walk the trails and discover the wonderful world of Cape Cod birding. Next opportunity: May 22nd at 9am.
The Osprey Nest Camera is now broadcasting in HD on YouTube!
Birdwatching for Beginners with Gretchen Moran Towers. Next opportunity is May 24th at 10am Free w/Museum admission
Family Drawing starts 6/20. Come outside and draw, paint, create!! Call to Register.
Blood Drive Thursday, June 14th, 2018. 10am - 4pm to support Cape Cod Healthcare!
Meet our Inflatable Humpback Whale. Next visit June 28th 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.
Walk thru the Gray Whale! Next Museum appearance: June 29th Free w/Museum Admission
Help the Friends complete the Brick Path through the Bobbie Williams Garden to the door of the KidSummer Classroom!
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!
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.
See Membership Differently! Check out what's new.
View the "What is Biomimicry?" video, created as part of the Cape Cod Regional STEM Network Teacher in Residence Program.
There are dozens of extraordinary Cape Cod museums spanning history, the arts and topics that define the peninsula, from maritime life to baseball.
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.