Cape Cod's Nature Place

The Cape Cod Museum of Natural History

Light the Night

The Cape Cod Museum of Natural History will be OPEN LATE.....

with several special summertime opportunities to enjoy the Museum from 4 - 7 pm.

There are unique programs to celebrate our 60th Anniversary and late afternoon guided walks, as well as evening strolls through the Museum's exhibits and Aquarium.                                 


We are welcoming exciting visits from 5 special guests below.

All these programs require reservations and a fee over admission.

Programs at 4:30pm and 6pm except Night Sky: STARLAB (Times below)


Show only: members $8/non members $10

There is a combo program/admission deal for non members:

Adults: $18     Seniors: $16    Children 12 and under: $13       

Or become a member and visit anytime, free all year long!



Roger William’s Park Zoomobile: July 8, 2014

Through interactive educational presentations and live "animal interviews," the Zoomobile carries a message of compassion for all living things and a greater understanding of our wonder-filled living planet.


The Science of Magic: July 17, 2014

Ever wonder how magic tricks really work? This program investigates the science behind the “magic” of several classic magic tricks. You might learn how to snatch a tablecloth without disturbing the items on top, make a balloon fireproof, and use electromagnetism to defy gravity. For the grand finale, our educator demonstrates how science can make it safe to lie down on a real bed of nails.


Ambassador Wolf: July 24, 2014  

An extraordinary opportunity to meet a wolf in person and learn about the fascinating natural history of this magnificent animal.


Mike the Bubble Man! August 6, 2014                                        

Mike the Bubble Man brings science and magic to the Cape Cod Museum of Natural History with his interactive indoor show about BUBBLES! In all shapes and sizes, bubbles come alive through music, choreography, and comedy igniting in the young and young at heart imagination and wonder. Come explore the shapes, color and chemistry of bubbles and a chance to experience the world from inside of one!


Night Sky: STARLAB Portable Planetarium: August 12, 2014 SOLD OUT!!!!

4pm, 4:45pm, 5:30pm and 6:15pm  Space VERY Limited .... Call early!

Discover which stars, planets, and other astronomical wonders are visible this evening using the Museum of Science STARLAB Portable Planetarium! On August 12th at the Cape Cod Museum of Natural History experience the wonder of the Perseid Meteor Shower. In addition we will take you on a tour of the solar system and beyond, and provide useful tips on how you can navigate the night sky from your own backyard.