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.
Please take this moment to show your support of CCMNH!
The annual Holiday Party is December 4th 2 - 4pm. Admission is free during party hours.
The Snowy Owl starts 12/7.
Tickets available now for 3 LIVE OWL shows, December 27th! Read more for information!
Visit our Naturescape gallery, featuring local New England artists, whose work reflects the nature of the Northeast. Open during museum hours. Now Showing: Jennifer Bovey's Original Fish Rubbings
Birdwatching for Beginners with Gretchen Moran Towers. Next opportunity is December 8th at 10am. Free w/Museum admission
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Blood Drive Thursday, December 9th. 10am - 4pm to support Cape Cod Healthcare!
Join our bird nerd, Gretchen Towers Moran, walk the trails and discover the wonderful world of Cape Cod birding. Next opportunity, December 13th at 9:30am.
Registration is now open for the 2017 Beekeeping Class. Please call 508 896 3867 x133
View the "What is Biomimicry?" video, created as part of the Cape Cod Regional STEM Network Teacher in Residence Program.
We are looking for exhibitors for our Science on the Street event, 3/18/17. Come join us for the 5th annual event for the CURIOUS!
Saturday, December 17th, 1pm ! Free w/Museum admission.
There are dozens of extraordinary Cape Cod museums spanning history, the arts and topics that define the peninsula, from maritime life to baseball.
Special activities everyday of December, 2016 School Vacation!
Chemistry for Kids! Come make SNOW during December School Vacation, 12/26 - 12/30. 11:30 am - 2pm
Monday, December 26th 11:30am and 1pm
Meet our Inflatable Humpback Whale. Next visit December 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.
Meet our resident critters, up close! December 29th 1pm Free w/Museum Admission
Walk thru the Gray Whale! Next visit Friday December 30th. Free with Museum Admission.
THE GILLS CLUB Next meeting: January 28th at 10am. Please call for reservations. Space limited. 508 896 3867 x133
The Museum is closed, December 31st - February 17th. We reopen 2/18/17.
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.
This film plays continuously during February School Vacation week, 11:30am - 2:15pm. Special big screen showing 2/26 at 11:30 am. Free w/Museum Admission
Brian Sharp from IFAW speaks
The Amazing Animals return 2/20/17 Tickets on sale January 1st,
Did you know that Cape Cod and our national marine sanctuary are famous for seabirds? February 22, 2017 1pm
Try a NaturEscape! Come learn how you can help us out! February 28th, 10am - Noon.
Learn about the Wing Island Bird Banding Station.
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.