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.
The Museum will be closed to the public for our winter hiatus. A reopen date is on hold due to current COVID restrictions. Watch here for updates.
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Online Registration opens April 1st. Check back for updates!
Looking for a unique Holiday gift? A gift membership is the ticket for a variety of nature experiences at CCMNH.
Happy Holidays!! Gift cards available now for 2021 Admission and programs.
NatureScape Virtual Gallery
The Cape Cod Museum of Natural History extends its thanks to the SEASIDE LE MANS – THE RACE FOR THE CAPE COD COMMUNITY and the program sponsors for their support during this critical period.
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Dan Zoto talks 10,000 years on Wing Island. New video from Lower Cape TV. Click Read More and scroll to bottom.
Cape Cod Museum of Natural History to Acquire Thornton W. Burgess/Green Briar Nature Center in Sandwich
View the "What is Biomimicry?" video, created as part of the Cape Cod Regional STEM Network Teacher in Residence Program.
Current tide chart information for Barnstable Harbor, Beach Point
Please remember: NO DOGS allowed on the Trails, May 1 - September 30. NO DOGS allowed year round on Museum property.
Learn about the Wing Island Bird Banding Station.
Our Osprey Family has flown south for the season! Check back in mid March for their return!
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