Cape Cod's Nature Place

The Cape Cod Museum of Natural History

Shellshocked

Shellshocked

This film plays October 23rd, 24th and 25th at 1pm. Free w/Admission

Archaeology Laboratory Open House & Artifact Identification Day

Archaeology Laboratory Open House & Artifact Identification Day

Saturday, October 25th 11-2:30 pm Visit w/our archaeology crew. Bring in your artifacts for identification. Free w/admission

Green Halloween 2014

Green Halloween 2014

Celebrate with us! Wear your costume! Sunday, October 26th 3-6pm. Last admission 5pm. No reservations needed

Massachusetts Archaeology Month

Massachusetts Archaeology Month

Listen and Learn all month long! Check out all the lectures, walks and events.

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.

Birdwatching for Beginners

Birdwatching for Beginners

Birdwatching for Beginners with Gretchen Moran Towers. Next opportunity is October 23rd at 10am.

Hours & Admission

Hours & Admission

The Museum is now closed Mondays and Tuesdays until June 2015 except for special programs and MA school vacation weeks.

A Whale of a Day

A Whale of a Day

Teacher Training PDP opportunities!

The Gills Club

The Gills Club

The next meeting of THE GILLS CLUB will be held at the Cape Cod Museum of Natural History Saturday, October 25th, 2014 at 10am. Call for reservation! 508 896 3867 x 133

Candymaking

Candymaking

Join Chocolatier Ray Hebert and make a box to bring home.December 14th, 11:30-4pm @ Green Briar Jam Kitchen. Space limited Call for reservations!

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, October 28th at 9:30am.

Wednesday Walks with Connie Boyce

Wednesday Walks with Connie Boyce

Wednesday Walks w/Connie Boyce starts a new season, September 3rd. Meet in the lot across from Museum. Check calendar for destination and meet time. Red flag at main entrance means walk cancelled.

Gray Whale

Gray Whale

Walk thru the Gray Whale! Find out why they are extinct in the Atlantic and alive and well in the Pacific. Next visit is November 28th! Free w/Admission

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: "My Life as a Turkey" November 16th 1pm

Digging Into the Past

Digging Into the Past

A monthly lecture series featuring local Archaeology and History. Next program: Friday, November 28th at 1pm. Free w/Admission.

Inflatable Humpback Whale

Inflatable Humpback Whale

Meet our new Inflatable Humpback Whale. Next visit December 29th. 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.

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.

The Cake's on Us!

The Cake's on Us!

Celebrate our 60th anniversary all year long!

Museum Awards

Museum Awards

Thank you for your votes! You voted us #1 on Cape Cod's A-List 2014. We are celebrating 60 years and appreciate the support of our members, visitors and locals!!!

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.

The Raptor Lab

The Raptor Lab

Devouring Science, one post at a time. Interested?

Bird Banding

Bird Banding

Learn about the Wing Island Bird Banding Station.

OspreyCam

OspreyCam

The Osprey have flown south. Join the watch March 2015.

Cape Tides

Cape Tides

Current tide chart information for Barnstable Harbor, Beach Point

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.

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