Cape Cod's Nature Place

The Cape Cod Museum of Natural History

April School Vacation

April School Vacation

We OPEN for the season 4/17 come join us for some out of this world fun!

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.

Employment Opportunities

Employment Opportunities

Come be a part of our team!

KidSummer Day Program

KidSummer Day Program

Outside Adventure Waits! Click to register online!

 Amazing Animal Ambassadors Return!

Amazing Animal Ambassadors Return!

April 19th and April 23rd shows SOLD OUT!

Osprey Live Stream

Osprey Live Stream

A pair have been spotted on our nest! Check out all the action here!

Science Rocks!

Science Rocks!

Love Science? Get ready to EXPLORE, DISCOVER & PLAY in our interactive science lab!

Guided Spring Field Walks

Guided Spring Field Walks

New research suggests nature walks are good for your brain! April 19th -23rd 10:30am & 2pm

Please 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 Cape Cod Foundation Just Picked Gifts Cape Classical 107.5
Interstellar Explorations

Interstellar Explorations

Out-of-this-world group fun! April 19th & 21st 11:30am & 1pm

Moon Adventure

Moon Adventure

Out-of-this-world group fun! April 20th, 22nd & 23rd 11:30am & 1pm

Nature Screen: At the Edge of Space

Nature Screen: At the Edge of Space

April 20th, 21st & 22nd 11:30am Please call to reserve your seat for the film: 508.896.3867 x133

Steven Koppel Virtual Exhibit

Steven Koppel Virtual Exhibit

NatureScape Virtual Gallery

Membership Information

Membership Information

We love our members! Join or renew today!

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.

'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

Biomimicry

Biomimicry

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

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.