2018 KidSummer Registration is open online! Summer counselor positions available.
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.
Archeobotany! April 27th at 1pm Free with Museum Admission.
THE GILLS CLUB Next meeting: April 28th Gills Club Ages 5-10 ~ 9:00AM- 10AM Gills Club Ages 11+ ~ 10:30AM- 12PM This program is free but does not include Museum admission. Please call for reservations. Space limited. 508 896 3867 x133
Beginners welcome! Series starts May 3rd at 9am. Single session opportunities also available.
The Museum will be looking for many volunteers to connect with our visitors in June, July and August.
Visit our Naturescape gallery, featuring local New England artists, whose work reflects the nature of the Northeast. Open during museum hours. Now Showing: Richard Higgins
April 29th at 1pm. The fourth and final program in the Gardening for Life Speaker Series, 2018
The Cape Cod Museum of Natural History presents: A PBS NOVA Documentary Film“First Flower”
Analysis of Sturgeon Fishing Encampments from Block Island
Next visit is May 19th at 1pm. Free w/Museum Admission.
Join our bird nerd, Gretchen Moran Towers, walk the trails and discover the wonderful world of Cape Cod birding. Next opportunity: May 22nd at 9am.
Birdwatching for Beginners with Gretchen Moran Towers. Next opportunity is May 24th at 10am Free w/Museum admission
Become a Mudflat Mania! guide
Butterfly House & Pollinator Path season open daily Friday, June 1st through Sunday, September 2, 2018 9:30am – 4pm.
Find all the plants your garden desires! Large selection of Native Plants.
The Cape Cod Museum of Natural History presents: A PBS Documentary Film “Plants Behaving Badly”
Sailors’ Valentines with Artist Gregg Roberts
Landscapes of the Past: Looking at the Peoples of Ancient New England
Learn about Lyme disease, prevention of tick bites, and monitoring and dealing with tick bites.
The Osprey Nest Camera is now broadcasting in HD on YouTube!
Family Drawing starts 6/20. Come outside and draw, paint, create!! Call to Register.
Looking for a fast paced, fun summer to build your resume. Check out the internship possibilities at CCMNH.
Blood Drive Thursday, June 14th, 2018. 10am - 4pm to support Cape Cod Healthcare!
Meet our Inflatable Humpback Whale. Next visit June 28th 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.
Walk thru the Gray Whale! Next Museum appearance: June 29th Free w/Museum Admission
Help the Friends complete the Brick Path through the Bobbie Williams Garden to the door of the KidSummer Classroom!
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!
Learn about the Wing Island Bird Banding Station.
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.
View the "What is Biomimicry?" video, created as part of the Cape Cod Regional STEM Network Teacher in Residence Program.
There are dozens of extraordinary Cape Cod museums spanning history, the arts and topics that define the peninsula, from maritime life to baseball.
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.