The owls return 12/27/17. Tickets on sale now. 3 shows during December School Vacation!
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.
Now taking reservations for the 2018 Beekeeping for Beginners Course.
This fabulous film shows Thursdays in December at 11:30am. Free w/Museum Admission.
Next visit is December 16th at 1pm. Free w/Museum Admission.
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Sale starts November 1st!!! Open 11am - 3pm Wednesday - Sunday.
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Visit our Naturescape gallery, featuring local New England artists, whose work reflects the nature of the Northeast. Open during museum hours. Now Showing: Tom Burns The World of Whales and Sharks
Help the Friends complete the Brick Path through the Bobbie Williams Garden to the door of the KidSummer Classroom!
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.
Visit our newly arrived Red Bellied Cooter baby turtles . We will be ‘Headstarting’ these babies, who will be released next year, in cooperation with the Mass. Dept of Fish and Wildlife. Red Bellied Cooters are both State and Federally endangered. And as with most babies they are as cute as can be! Stop by and see them!
Naturalist guided walks at 1pm, December 27, 28 and 29. Free w/Museum Admission
Meet our Aquarium residents, up close. Ask the Aquarists questions! December 29th 11:30 am - 2:30pm Free w/Museum Admission
THE GILLS CLUB Next meeting: January 27th 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
Calling all Nature Athletes, ages 4 - 13. February 19 - 23, 2018, 11am - 2:30pm. Free w/Museum Admission
Join our bird nerd, Gretchen Towers Moran, walk the trails and discover the wonderful world of Cape Cod birding. Next opportunity: January 9th at 9am.
Blood Drive Wednesday, February 21, 2018. 10am - 4pm to support Cape Cod Healthcare!
Birdwatching for Beginners with Gretchen Moran Towers. Next opportunity is February 22nd at 10am Free w/Museum admission
Come see how you can help!!
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.
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The Osprey have headed south for 2017.
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.