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.
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Gardening for Life Speaker Series : March 26th, 1pm Kill the Lawn!
Wicked Fun! Computer Coding Classes for 5-7 year olds. Starts April 23rd. Registration required!
Birdwatching for Beginners with Gretchen Moran Towers. Next opportunity is March 23rd at 10am Reservations required. 508 896 3867 x133 Free w/Museum admission
We are hoping for Osprey! Watch the story unfold on our Osprey Cam.
THE GILLS CLUB Next meeting: March 25th at 10am. Please call for reservations. Space limited. 508 896 3867 x133
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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
View the "What is Biomimicry?" video, created as part of the Cape Cod Regional STEM Network Teacher in Residence Program.
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
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.
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.
Bill Burke speaks, Saturday, April 1st, 1pm. Free with Museum Admission.
Blood Drive Thursday, April 13, 2017. 10am - 4pm to support Cape Cod Healthcare!
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Saturday, April 15th, 1pm ! Free w/Museum admission.
Please take this moment to show your support of CCMNH!
Join a guided walk with our Naturalists. 1pm. Monday thru Friday, April 17-21, 2017. Free with Museum Admission.
Walk thru the Gray Whale! Next Museum appearance: April 21st. Special appearance: Saturday, May 6th. at the Festival of Museums in Hyannis
An extraordinary opportunity! May 12th and 13th. Read more for registration details.
Come draw and paint with local artist, Eve Aspinwall. 4 class series or single dates available. Starts June 1! Register now! Space, limited.
COMING June 3rd! 9am - 2pm
June 22nd. 1pm Free with Museum Admission.
Saturday, June 24th. 1pm Free with Museum Admission.
Mudflat Mania! starts June 29th.
Learn about the Wing Island Bird Banding Station.
There are dozens of extraordinary Cape Cod museums spanning history, the arts and topics that define the peninsula, from maritime life to baseball.
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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.