Cape Cod's Nature Place

The Cape Cod Museum of Natural History

Hours & Admission

Hours & Admission

WE ARE CLOSED TODAY DUE TO SNOW, SNOW AND MORE SNOW!! STAY WARM AND SAFE!

Science on the Street 2015

Science on the Street 2015

It's back.........................................Join the curious and have fun learning about STEM! Saturday, March 21, 2015 11am - 3pm. No reservations. $3 members/$5 nonmembers.

KidSummer Day Program

KidSummer Day Program

KidSummer 2015 runs June 29 - August 14. Online registration is open!!

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.

Cape Cod Therapy Dogs

Cape Cod Therapy Dogs

The Therapy Dogs are BACK. Join them at 1pm, Saturday, March 7th! Free w/Museum admission.

Leave it to Beavers

Leave it to Beavers

Film: Sunday, March 8th 1pm Free w/Museum Admission

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, March 10th at 9:30am.

STEM to STEAM

STEM to STEAM

See what is STEAM'n at CCMNH!

2015 Field Guide Training

2015 Field Guide Training

Classes start March 10th. Read more for all the details.

Climate Change and Cape Cod

Climate Change and Cape Cod

Mr. Stone will present the three primary problems facing Cape Cod and the Islands due to ongoing climate change.Saturday, March 14th 1pm Free w/Museum Admission

Birdwatching for Beginners

Birdwatching for Beginners

Birdwatching for Beginners with Gretchen Moran Towers. Next opportunity is March 19th at 10am.

Orchids on Cape Cod 2015

Orchids on Cape Cod 2015

Sunday, March 22nd at 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.

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. Next showing: Leave it to Beavers March 8th at 1pm

The Gills Club

The Gills Club

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

Gardening for Life

Gardening for Life

Spring is on its way! Our successful garden series returns! Orchids on Cape Cod Sunday, March 22nd 1pm Free w/Museum admission!

Nature Recess

Nature Recess

Read more to see what is happening during April School Vacation!

Gray Whale

Gray Whale

Walk thru the Gray Whale! Next visit is on the road at the Cambridge Science Festival, Saturday, April 18th.

Ambassador Wolf

Ambassador Wolf

This popular Wolf returns Sunday, April 19th. Shows at 11am and 1:30pm. Call early for reservations!!!

Museum Trail

Museum Trail

There are dozens of extraordinary museums on Cape Cod spanning history, the arts and topics that define the peninsula, from maritime life to baseball.

Garden in the Woods Tour

Garden in the Woods Tour

Wednesday, June 10th 8am - 4pm Space limited !! Call for reservations by June 1st!

Plant Marketplace

Plant Marketplace

Come shop! Saturday, June 6th 9am - 2pm

2015 Maritime History Symposium

2015 Maritime History Symposium

19th Annual Cape Cod Maritime History Symposium Saturday, June 6, 2015 Call for reservations! 508 896 3867 x133

PDP Training Opportunities

PDP Training Opportunities

Teachers: check out our Winter/Spring offerings!

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.

The Raptor Lab

The Raptor Lab

Devouring Science, one post at a time. Interested?

Bird Banding

Bird Banding

Learn about the Wing Island Bird Banding Station.

OspreyCam

OspreyCam

The Osprey have flown south. Join the watch March 2015.

Cape Tides

Cape Tides

Current tide chart information for Barnstable Harbor, Beach Point

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.

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