KidSummer 2016 runs June 27 - August 12. Online registration is open February 1st!!
We are back at Ocean Edge Resort and Golf Club, August 11th, 5 - 7pm!! Don't miss the Killer views and extraordinary food and wine. Read more for ticket info!
The Butterfly House and Pollinator Path are OPEN! Generously sponsored by The Simon Foundation, Crocker Nurseries and YDS Landscape. We thank our sponsors and all the helpers for creating this beautiful exhibit for our visitors!
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.
Come find out!! Read more for dates and times.
Mudflat Mania starts June 28th. No reservations needed. Read more for dates and times.
Join us at 1pm weekdays for nature program lectures. A different topic every day. Begins June 27. Free w/Museum Admission!
Meet our Inflatable Humpback Whale. Next visit June 30th. 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.
Meet our Bees! Live Hive Openings Thursdays, June 30th - August 25th Space Limited. Call for reservations $5/non members or $4/members
A multigenerational opportunity to enjoy art and nature with your family! Wednesdays June 22 - August 24. Read more to register.
New research suggests nature walks are good for your brain! Join our Naturalists for guided family walks, Sundays at noon thru September! Monday - Friday June 20th - September 9th. Check at Admissions for daily schedule.
The Bubble Man is BACK!! July 5th and August 2nd. Read more for ticket info.
Watch our critters feed! Daily 10am, 11:30 and 1pm June 1st to September 4th
Tickets on sale for July 7th show!
Visit our Naturescape gallery, featuring local New England artists, whose work reflects the nature of the Northeast. Open during museum hours. DON"T MISS: Sam Jaffe's amazing Caterpillar photographs, Showing thru August.
Visit the 5 gorgeous gardens supporting the Cape Cod Museum of Natural History, scholarship fund! July 8th - 9th, 12th, 15th. Read more for tickets and directions.
A trilogy of Pollinator Films. Showing Daily! Check the calendar for specific dates and titles.
Join our bird nerd, Gretchen Towers Moran, walk the trails and discover the wonderful world of Cape Cod birding. Next opportunity, July 12th at 9:30am.
Birdwatching for Beginners with Gretchen Moran Towers. Next opportunity is July 14th at 10am. Free w/Museum admission
Saturday, July 16th, 1pm ! Free w/Museum admission.
A monthly lecture series featuring local Archaeology and History. Next lecture: Wampum July 18th 1pm Free w/Museum Admission
Learn all about Lobster! Monday, July 18th 4pm Call for reservations. Space limited. Tasting provided by George's Fish Market, Harwich.
The STAR LAB returns: July 19th & August 4th! Reservations recommended.
Build your own spectacular kite! Two chances this year: July 20th & August 17th! Read more for details
July 26th One show only!! Tickets on sale now.
WOW! Don't miss the chance to see this extraordinary home and contribute to the the KidSummer scholarship fund! Tickets on sale July 1st or at the door.
This spectacular Caterpillar Lab is is returning August 10th. Read more for ticket info.
Blood Drive Thursday, August 18th 10am - 4pm to support Cape Cod Healthcare!
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 Osprey had a chick and 2 eggs, we believe were swiped by a fisher. The adults are reported to be mating again. Watch their story unfold our Osprey Cam.
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Our Aquarium has new residents! Come see the recent additions.
There are dozens of extraordinary Cape Cod museums spanning history, the arts and topics that define the peninsula, from maritime life to baseball.
Please take this moment to show your support of CCMNH!
Learn about the Wing Island Bird Banding Station.
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.
THE GILLS CLUB is on summer break. Meeting resume September 24th. Watch for details on a special summer event , happening July 23rd.