Cape Cod's Nature Place

The Cape Cod Museum of Natural History

Aquarium News

Aquarium News

Thanks to Ward Aquafarms for donating to our Aquarium!

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.

Closed for Winter Hiatus

Closed for Winter Hiatus

The Museum will be closed to the public for our winter hiatus. A reopen date is on hold due to current COVID restrictions. Watch here for updates.

Annual Appeal 2020

Annual Appeal 2020

Wishing you the happiest possible holiday season! Your support means everything to us. Click to donate

KidSummer Day Program

KidSummer Day Program

Online Registration opens April 1st. Check back for updates!

Gift Membership

Gift Membership

Looking for a unique Holiday gift? A gift membership is the ticket for a variety of nature experiences at CCMNH.

Gift cards

Gift cards

Happy Holidays!! Gift cards available now for 2021 Admission and programs.

Steven Koppel Virtual Exhibit

Steven Koppel Virtual Exhibit

NatureScape Virtual Gallery

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
SEASIDE LE MANS

SEASIDE LE MANS

The Cape Cod Museum of Natural History extends its thanks to the SEASIDE LE MANS – THE RACE FOR THE CAPE COD COMMUNITY and the program sponsors for their support during this critical period.

Membership Information

Membership Information

We love our members!

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!

Archaeology: One Cape / Many Waters

Archaeology: One Cape / Many Waters

Dan Zoto talks 10,000 years on Wing Island. New video from Lower Cape TV. Click Read More and scroll to bottom.

'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.

Osprey Live Stream

Osprey Live Stream

Our Osprey Family has flown south for the season! Check back in mid March for their return!

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.