Cape Cod's Nature Place

The Cape Cod Museum of Natural History

Aquarium News

Aquarium News

"Berry" exciting news!

Our Mission

The mission of the Cape Cod Museum of Natural History is to inspire appreciation, understanding and stewardship of our natural environment and wildlife through discovery and learning.

KidSummer Kits

KidSummer Kits

Missing KidSummer? Try one of our KidSummer Kits!

Reopening & Online Ticketing

Reopening & Online Ticketing

The Museum is OPEN! Online tickets available. Admission prices reduced for 2020. Read more for all details.

Virtual Forest Bathing

Virtual Forest Bathing

Next Opportunity 8/17. RESERVATIONS REQUIRED

Gray Whale

Gray Whale

Next Opportunity: 8/18 Free with Museum admission.

Amazing Animal Ambassadors

Amazing Animal Ambassadors

8/20 SOLD OUT

Summer STEAM

Summer STEAM

Join our Craftivity Team for a variety of projects ranging from science experiments, to art, to construction!

Support Our Sponsors

Liquor N More Ocean Edge Resort & Golf Club Crocker Nurseries Cape Cod Life Magazine International Fund for Animal Welfare Seaside Lemans CARE for Cape and Islands Massachusetts Cultural Council Arts Foundation of Cape Cod The Museum Trail First Citizens Federal Credit Union Wild Birds Unlimited Cape Cod 5
Steven Koppel Virtual Exhibit

Steven Koppel Virtual Exhibit

NatureScape Virtual Gallery

Online Shop Under Construction

Online Shop Under Construction

Our Online Museum Shop is currently under construction. Please call 508.896.3867x135 Monday-Friday 11am-3pm to order KidSummer Kits and other items.

Naturescape Gallery

Naturescape Gallery

NatureScape Gallery presents: Beach Trash by Suzanna Nickerson, Artist and Environmental Advocate Free with Museum Admission.

Our animals need your help!

Our animals need your help!

Help us care for our resident creatures!

Osprey Live Stream

Osprey Live Stream

Check out our LiveCam for all the activity!

Membership Information

Membership Information

We love our members!

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!

Biomimicry

Biomimicry

View the "What is Biomimicry?" video, created as part of the Cape Cod Regional STEM Network Teacher in Residence Program.

'A bright and exciting future'

'A bright and exciting future'

Cape Cod Museum of Natural History to Acquire Thornton W. Burgess/Green Briar Nature Center in Sandwich

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. NO DOGS allowed year round on Museum property.

Bird Banding

Bird Banding

Learn about the Wing Island Bird Banding Station.

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.