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.
The Therapy Dogs are BACK. Join them at 1pm, Saturday, April 18th! Free w/Museum admission.
Showing compelling, educational and visually stunning nature documentaries that inspire appreciation, curiosity and stewardship of our natural world and its inhabitants. Next showing: What Plants Talk About? April 19th at 1pm
Naturalists will guide walks at 11:30am daily, Monday thru Friday of April School Vacation Week.
Meet author Barbara Brennessel, learn about the Alewives and tour the Brewster Herring Run. 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, April 22nd at 9:30am.
Sing along with Mike Goddard. Tuesday, 4/21 1PM free w/Museum admission Thursday, 4/23 7pm by donation
Celebrate your greeness! Tour a greenhouse, plant seeds, recycle, re-pupose to reuse! Come have some fun and protect our planet!
Birdwatching for Beginners with Gretchen Moran Towers. Next opportunity is April 23rd at 10am.
The next meeting of THE GILLS CLUB will be held at the Cape Cod Museum of Natural History Saturday, April 25th, 2015 at 10am. Call for reservations! 508 896 3867 x 133
Join Brianna Rae as she makes the exciting detective work of an archaeologist fun and accessible to the amateur and interested public alike.
The memoirs of Cape Cod boat builder Bill Cooper, who as a teenager in 1944, served aboard the Research Vessel Atlantis, the world’s largest ketch operated by the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution.
WE ARE OPEN 11am - 3pm Wednesday - Sunday and everyday for April School Vacation April 18 - April 26 11am - 3pm
The Osprey has arrived! There is an egg.
Visit our Naturescape gallery, featuring local New England artists, whose work reflects the nature of the Northeast. Open during museum hours.
Walk thru the Gray Whale! Next visit is on the road at the Cambridge Science Festival, Saturday, April 18th.
CANCELED It's with great sadness that we are announcing the cancellation of the wolf program scheduled for Sunday, April 19. Unfortunately, we were just notified that Cochise, The Ambassador Wolf has died. Cochise has entertained our visitors and offered them a close-up view of these magnificent animals. Our condolences to Michael LeBlanc.
See what is STEAM'n at CCMNH!
A monthly lecture series featuring local Archaeology and History. Next program: Saturday April 26th at 1pm. Free w/Admission.
Outstanding Scientists from Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution share their stories.
The Museum is closed for the Monday Holiday, 5/25/15.
Spring is on its way! Our successful garden series returns! Deer Ticks: One Bite can Change your Life" Sunday, May 6th 1pm Free w/Museum admission!
There are dozens of extraordinary museums on Cape Cod spanning history, the arts and topics that define the peninsula, from maritime life to baseball.
Wednesday, June 10th 8am - 4pm Space limited !! Call for reservations by June 1st!
Read more for the Science on the Street, Honeybee Quiz answers!
Come shop! Saturday, June 6th 9am - 2pm
19th Annual Cape Cod Maritime History Symposium Saturday, June 6, 2015 Call for reservations! 508 896 3867 x133
Devouring Science, one post at a time. Interested?
Learn about the Wing Island Bird Banding Station.
Current tide chart information for Barnstable Harbor, Beach Point
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.
Please remember ...NO Dogs allowed on the Trails, May 1 - September 30 and NO DOGS allowed year round on Museum property.