2018 KidSummer Registration is open online! Summer counselor positions available.
Looking for Naturalists.... The CCMNH Field Guide training course starts 3/6/18.
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.
Calling all Nature Athletes, ages 4 - 13. February 19 - 23, 2018, 11am - 2:30pm. Free w/Museum Admission
Join our bird nerd, Gretchen Moran Towers, walk the trails and discover the wonderful world of Cape Cod birding. Next opportunity: February 20th at 9am.
Blood Drive Wednesday, February 21, 2018. 10am - 4pm to support Cape Cod Healthcare!
Birdwatching for Beginners with Gretchen Moran Towers. Next opportunity is February 22nd at 10am Free w/Museum admission
THE GILLS CLUB Next meeting: February 24th Gills Club Ages 5-10 ~ 9:00AM- 10AM Gills Club Ages 11+ ~ 10:30AM- 12PM This program is free but does not include Museum admission. Please call for reservations. Space limited. 508 896 3867 x133
Come see what you can do! Tuesday, February 27, 2018 10:30 - Noon
The Museum has a number of employment positions available, including KidSummer Counselors.
The 2018 Gardening for Life series tickets are on sale. Read more for tickets links.
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Looking for a fast paced, fun summer to build your resume. Check out the internship possibilities at CCMNH.
Help the Friends complete the Brick Path through the Bobbie Williams Garden to the door of the KidSummer Classroom!
Visit our Naturescape gallery, featuring local New England artists, whose work reflects the nature of the Northeast. Open during museum hours. Now Showing: Mark Roderick
Digging into the Past! March 8th at 1pm. Free w/Museum Admission
March 11th at 1pm. The first in the Gardening for Life Speaker Series, 2018.
Saturday March 17, 2018 10am - 3pm Wild Nature and Messy Science collide! Plus make an Edible green dirt cup as a salute to St. Patrick!!
March 18th at 1pm. The second program in the Gardening for Life Speaker Series, 2018.
April School Vacation Pollinators Programs 1pm Monday - Friday Read more for daily topic. Free w/Museum Admission
Join Storyteller Tom Lee, Saturday, 3/24 at 1pm. This program especially for adults! Free w/Museum Admission
Richard Higgins, presents an illustrated lecture, utilizing his exhibit in our Naturescape Gallery. Saturday 4/7 at 1pm. Free w/Museum Admission.
April 8th at 1pm. The third program in the Gardening for Life Speaker Series, 2018.
The Minnesota Monarch Lab is a the leader in the Monarch Conservation effort. Come listen and learn, Saturday, April 14th at 1pm
Science especially for Preschoolers! Sunday, April 15th at 10:30am Read more for ticket info.
Family Field Walks, with our Naturalists, April 16th - 20th, 2018 at 10:30am. Free with Museum Admission
Archeobotany! April 27th at 1pm Free with Museum Admission.
April 29th at 1pm. The fourth and final program in the Gardening for Life Speaker Series, 2018
Our newly arrived Red Bellied Cooter baby turtles are growing and growing. We are ‘Headstarting’ these babies, who will be released May, 2018, in cooperation with the Mass. Dept of Fish and Wildlife. Red Bellied Cooters are both State and Federally endangered. And as with most babies they were as cute as can be. Come see how they have grown! We reopen February 17th. Come visit!
Learn about the Wing Island Bird Banding Station.
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.
See Membership Differently! Check out what's new.
View the "What is Biomimicry?" video, created as part of the Cape Cod Regional STEM Network Teacher in Residence Program.
There are dozens of extraordinary Cape Cod museums spanning history, the arts and topics that define the peninsula, from maritime life to baseball.
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.