Cape Cod's Nature Place

The Cape Cod Museum of Natural History

Nature Recess February 2016

Nature Recess February 2016

Curious??? Come see what's new for 2016! We reopen 2/13/16 with new exhibits and special School Vacation programs and activities! Photo credit: Laukik Bajpai

KidSummer Day Program

KidSummer Day Program

KidSummer 2016 runs June 27 - August 12. Online registration is open February 1st!!

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.

Reader's Choice

Reader's Choice

Please Vote for CCMNH by Wednesday, February 10th. We are the BEST Museum, Summer program and Gift Shop. Click on Reader's Choice above to vote now! or go to http://ballot.wickedlocalfavorites.com/

Tuesday Tweets

Tuesday Tweets

Cancelled February 9th due to ice! Join our bird nerd, Gretchen Towers Moran, walk the trails and discover the wonderful world of Cape Cod birding. Next opportunity, February 23rd at 9:30am.

We Need Your Vote!

We Need Your Vote!

Please vote by 2/28!!! Make us GOLD again!!

Amazing Animal Ambassadors

Amazing Animal Ambassadors

Join us, February 13th! Tickets on sale now

Saturday Science

Saturday Science

Explosions of Experimenting Fun!

Daily Different!

Daily Different!

Are you Curious? The Daily Different debuts during February School Vacation! Visit our calendar page for actual dates and topics.

Gardening for Life

Gardening for Life

Tickets on sale now for entire Spring 2016 lecture series.

Employment Opportunities

Employment Opportunities

Read more for current positions available.

Birdwatching for Beginners

Birdwatching for Beginners

Birdwatching for Beginners with Gretchen Moran Towers. Next opportunity is February 18th at 10am. Free w/Museum admission

Hours & Admission

Hours & Admission

Thank you for your patronage in 2015! Except for a few special programs, we are closed until February 13, 2016. HAPPY NEW YEAR!

Blood Drive

Blood Drive

Blood Drive Thursday, February 18th 10am - 4pm to support Cape Cod Healthcare!

Cape Cod Therapy Dogs

Cape Cod Therapy Dogs

1pm, Saturday, February 20th! Free w/Museum admission.

Aquarium News

Aquarium News

Our Aquarium has new residents! The Headstart Baby Turtle returned and are growing FAST! The Blue Lobster departed for Woods Hole and Calico Lobsters joined us. Plus, we have a new baby skate!!

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, February 27th, 2016 at 10am. Call for reservations! 508 896 3867 x 133

Museum Trail

Museum Trail

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

Shop AmazonSmile and Donate!

Shop AmazonSmile and Donate!

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!

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.

Annual Appeal

Annual Appeal

Please take this moment to show your support of CCMNH!

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.

Bird Banding

Bird Banding

Learn about the Wing Island Bird Banding Station.

OspreyCam

OspreyCam

The Osprey have flown south. See you next year!

Cape Tides

Cape Tides

Current tide chart information for Barnstable Harbor, Beach Point

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.

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