One Day Only!! This awesome exhibit returns, July 27th. 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.
This special mobile exhibit visits the Museum, July 12th, July 26th & August 10th. Free w/Museum Admission.
Join us for the new summer lecture series: Lunch 'n Learn. Read more for details Next Lecture: July 31st Why Birds Sing with Phil Kyle
This is a multigenerational activity Wednesdays at 9am Read more for details
Meet our Bees! Live Hive Openings Thursdays and occasional weekends, June 22nd - August 31st Space Limited. Call for reservations $5/non members or $4/members
The Butterfly House opens, June 1st. Free with Admission. To Feed the Butterflies, Read More for details. Call early for Reservations!
Mudflat Mania! Next opportunities: July 28th 10am.
Walk thru the Gray Whale! Next Museum appearance: July 28th Free w/Museum Admission
Help the Friends complete the Brick Path through the Bobbie Williams Garden to the door of the KidSummer Classroom!
Join us July 31st for the 3rd in the Lunch'n Learn lecture series. Read more for details.
Meet Stephen Rich. Watch him carve. View the Eldridge Arnold Workshop and Exhibit. Tuesdays & Thursdays, 9:30am - 1pm. Free w/Museum Admission.
Family Field Walks, with our Naturalists, start Sundays, June 4th at Noon. Weekdays, June 19th, 10:30am and 2pm. Free with Museum Admission
Hour of Code for Kids Ages 7-10 Tuesdays, June 27th - August 8th (except July 4th) 12:30pm -1:30pm Free w/Admission Reservations required
Meet our Inflatable Humpback Whale. Next visit August 4th 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.
Join us August 7th for the 4th and final Lunch 'n Learn lecture series. Read more for details.
The Bubble Man returns. Tickets on sale now for August 8th shows.
Tickets on sale now for August 10th shows.
Interested in WILD Food? Rachel Goclawski shares how to's on August 16th at 11:30am. Free with Museum Admission
Tickets on sale now! Show August 15th at 2pm
Birdwatching for Beginners with Gretchen Moran Towers. Next opportunity is August 17th at 10am Free w/Museum admission
Saturday, August 19th, 1pm ! Free w/Museum admission.
Digging into the Past with Paula Marcoux. August 23rd at 1pm Free w/Museum Admission
Meet the Honey Bee experts! Saturday, August 19th, 9:30am - 4pm.
Join our bird nerd, Gretchen Towers Moran, walk the trails and discover the wonderful world of Cape Cod birding. Next opportunity: August 22nd at 9am.
Thank you to all of the businesses donating gift certificates, wine and other prizes to our annual Taste for Nature Fundraiser. We appreciate your support of the KidSummer Scholarship and Education Programs.
KidSummer 2017 runs June 26 - August 11. AWSC Shark Week, August 14th & 21st is sold out. Online registration is OPEN. Click Read More to register!
We Feed returns, weekdays at 12:30pm June 1st - September 1st. Watch a live feeding for one of our Aquarium residents. Free w/Admission
Admission is FREE today, 9:30am - 4pm. Butterfly Feeding is an additional fee and requires a reservation.
Thank you for making us GOLD again !! We are Cape Cod Life's Best of: Museum, Kid's Activity, Family Activity and Rainy Day Activity for the Lower Cape 2017. Established in 1954, we continue our mission to inspire appreciation, educate and care for our natural environment. The support of our members, visitors and locals is critical to this effort!!! A wholehearted THANK YOU for your dedication to CCMNH!
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
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.
Learn about the Wing Island Bird Banding Station.
Blood Drive Thursday, August 3, 2017. 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.
See Membership Differently! Check out what's new.
The Osprey are on the nest! Watch their story unfold!
View the "What is Biomimicry?" video, created as part of the Cape Cod Regional STEM Network Teacher in Residence Program.
Check out our new NEW online shop!
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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.