Everything at the Museum Shop reflects the beautiful nature of Cape Cod. We carry:
- Books specializing in Cape Cod and nature
- Nature videos and posters
- Glass ornaments
- Sparkling shells for your holiday tree
- Handcrafted wooden puzzles
- Stationary & Journals
The Museum Gift Shop also carries a large selection of items aimed at the budding citizen scientist.
Check out our Mudflat Mania! and SharkScience t-shirts!
By Monomoy Light: Nature and Healing in an Island Sanctuary
By North Cairn with Forward by John Hay - $22.95 hardcover.
In this beautifully written book, North Cairn reflects on her three summer stays on Monomoy National Wildlife Refuge, off the coast of Chatham. Residing alone in an abandoned lighthouse keeper's cottage, she lived simply in the wilderness, studying the diverse habitats of the refuge and its creatures.
Paddling Cape Cod: A Coastal Explorer's Guide
By Shirley and Fred Bull $16.95 softcover
Paddling is the best way to see the Cape's wildlife and to understand the ever-changing forces of sand, tide and wind that define this land-and it's the perfect way to escape the crowds. Written by expert guides, Shirley and Fred Bull, this book includes 41 detailed maps, guidance on launch and access sites, information on tides and currents, tips on equipment, clothing and safety, and practical details on where and when to paddle.
A Wild, Rank Place: One Year on Cape Cod
By David Gessner $14.95, softcover
Cape Cod has captivated many writers, among them Thoreau, whose descriptions of that "wild, rank place," have fired the imaginations of many generations, including David Gessner, whose book goes far beyond that naturalist's focus on the transcendent beauty of the landscape.
A Guide to the Common Birds of Cape Cod
By Peter Trull $10.50, softcover
Naturalist and biologist Peter Trull has had a passion for birds since he was nine years old. Trull takes the confusion out of bird watching for the novice birdwatcher, and helps the more experienced birder as well. From shorebirds to sparrows, hawks to herons, warblers to waterfowl, this book is an indispensable introduction to bird watching on Cape Cod.
Beginner's Faith in Things Unseen
By John Hay $12.95
John Hay, museum co-founder and author of several books including the much-acclaimed "The Run" reflects on nature's wonder and grace in this intimate volume of essays. The Museum Store carries all of John Hay's classics.
Return of the Osprey
By David Gessner
When David Gessner returned to Cape Cod in 1997, he noticed something he had never seen before: hawks with magnificent six-foot wingspans and dark masks. Ospreys. He then began a simple quest: to watch these great birds and learn about their astonishing comeback to the Atlantic coast. In "Return of the Osprey", he takes us on a journey into the wild and the tame, the beautiful and the fragile. A Book-of-the-Month Selection