Cape Cod's Nature Place

The Cape Cod Museum of Natural History

Stormy Weather Ahead

Stormy Weather Ahead

Dr. Philip Duffy speaks about Climate Change, March 25th at 11:30am Free with Museum Admission

KidSummer Day Program

KidSummer Day Program

KidSummer 2017 runs June 26 - August 11. AWSC Shark Week, August 14th & 21st. Online registration is OPEN. Click Read More to register!

Our Mission

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.

Membership Information

Membership Information

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Gardening for Life

Gardening for Life

Gardening for Life Speaker Series : March 26th, 1pm Kill the Lawn!

 Introduction to Coding & Interactive Story Boards for Kids

Introduction to Coding & Interactive Story Boards for Kids

Wicked Fun! Computer Coding Classes for 5-7 year olds. Starts April 23rd. Registration required!

Birdwatching for Beginners

Birdwatching for Beginners

Birdwatching for Beginners with Gretchen Moran Towers. Next opportunity is March 23rd at 10am Reservations required. 508 896 3867 x133 Free w/Museum admission

OspreyCam

OspreyCam

We are hoping for Osprey! Watch the story unfold on our Osprey Cam.

The Gills Club

The Gills Club

THE GILLS CLUB Next meeting: March 25th at 10am. Please call for reservations. Space limited. 508 896 3867 x133

Employment Opportunities

Employment Opportunities

Read more for 2017 employment opportunities.

Naturescape Gallery

Naturescape Gallery

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

Biomimicry

Biomimicry

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

Nature Screen

Nature Screen

Showing compelling, educational and visually stunning nature documentaries that inspire appreciation, curiosity and stewardship of our natural world and its inhabitants. Next showing: Nature 365: daily 11am - 2pm. March Fridays at 11:30am Animal Houses

Tuesday Tweets

Tuesday Tweets

Join our bird nerd, Gretchen Towers Moran, walk the trails and discover the wonderful world of Cape Cod birding. Next opportunity, March 28th at 9:30am.

Directions & Parking

Directions & Parking

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.

Samuel de Champlain’s 1605 Exploration of Cape Cod

Samuel de Champlain’s 1605 Exploration of Cape Cod

Bill Burke speaks, Saturday, April 1st, 1pm. Free with Museum Admission.

Blood Drive

Blood Drive

Blood Drive Thursday, April 13, 2017. 10am - 4pm to support Cape Cod Healthcare!

Nature Recess April 2017

Nature Recess April 2017

Read more for April School Vacation Programs

Cape Cod Therapy Dogs

Cape Cod Therapy Dogs

Saturday, April 15th, 1pm ! Free w/Museum admission.

Annual Appeal

Annual Appeal

Please take this moment to show your support of CCMNH!

Family Field Walks

Family Field Walks

Join a guided walk with our Naturalists. 1pm. Monday thru Friday, April 17-21, 2017. Free with Museum Admission.

Gray Whale

Gray Whale

Walk thru the Gray Whale! Next Museum appearance: April 21st. Special appearance: Saturday, May 6th. at the Festival of Museums in Hyannis

Cape Cod Photography Workshop

Cape Cod Photography Workshop

An extraordinary opportunity! May 12th and 13th. Read more for registration details.

Drawing and Painting from Nature Spring 2017

Drawing and Painting from Nature Spring 2017

Come draw and paint with local artist, Eve Aspinwall. 4 class series or single dates available. Starts June 1! Register now! Space, limited.

Plant Sale

Plant Sale

COMING June 3rd! 9am - 2pm

Legends and Lore of Cape Cod

Legends and Lore of Cape Cod

June 22nd. 1pm Free with Museum Admission.

The Healing Garden

The Healing Garden

Saturday, June 24th. 1pm Free with Museum Admission.

Mudflat Mania!

Mudflat Mania!

Mudflat Mania! starts June 29th.

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.

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. Click on the Read More link or go to www.smile.amazon.com to start shopping!

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 and NO DOGS allowed year round on Museum property.

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