Cape Cod's Nature Place

The Cape Cod Museum of Natural History

Massachusetts Archaeology Month


October 2016 is Massachusetts Archaeology Month!

Come learn and explore at CCMNH!


Pottery Reconstruction    Wednesdays- Sundays 11:30 am - 2:30 pm starting October 5th.         Free w/Museum Admission

Could you cut it as a lab archaeologist? Come join CCMNH for this hands-on-activity for all ages! Sift through the soil to find pottery sherds and try your hand at getting them back together!


2015 in the Field at Taylor Bray w/Craig Chartier

Saturday, October 8th   1pm  Free w/Museum Admission  

Come hear about the 2015 field season at Taylor Bray Farm from lead investigator, Craig Chartier. The 2015 season was focused on learning more about native activities that took place at the site and to further investigate a possible native house (wetu). Artifacts from the 2015 Field Season will be on exhibit.


 CCMNH Archaeology Laboratory Open House and Artifact Identification

Saturday, October 15th    11am - 2:30pm      Free w/Admission

Join Archaeologist Dan Zoto and the rest of the CCMNH archaeology team for a tour of the Cape Cod Museum of Natural History’s Archaeology Lab.  View artifacts from local excavations (including the latest from the Wing Island Archaeology Project), and learn about the archaeology of the area.   Visitors can also bring artifacts for identification.


Archaeology Guided Walk

Saturday, October 22nd      11am       $3 members/$5 non members    Reservations

Join Archaeologist Dan Zoto for a guided walk of Wing Island, the location of the Wing Island Archaeology Project.  Learn what the island was used for in the past, and what new discoveries have been made.