The mission of the Cape Cod Museum of Natural History is to inspire appreciation, understanding and stewardship of our natural environment and wildlife through discovery and learning.
Join Medievalist and charismatic storyteller, Susan Jarek-Glidden, Ph.D. Thursday, October 28, 2021 at 1pm.
Thursday October 21st at 11:30 am
Join us Saturdays in October (excluding October 30th) during Museum Hours for out of this world fun!
Fridays October 29th at 11am. 'Read More' for tickets.
Join us for this PBS NOVA Documentary, Wednesday October 27, 2021 at 11:30am
Naturescape Gallery is a rotating art exhibit featuring artists from Cape Cod as well as the New England area. September 8 – October 31, 2021 Cape Cod Art Center’s Plein Air Painters
Come enjoy Gretchen’s stunning hand woven pieces that are made with fine cotton thread, using a double weave technique. Through December 30, 2021
Love Science? Get ready to EXPLORE, DISCOVER & PLAY in our interactive science lab! Free with Museum
Join us for this FREE community event Saturday, November 13th. RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED!
Join us for this PBS Documentary November 3rd & 10th at 11:30 am
Join Dr. Mark Borrelli, Director of the Seafloor Mapping Program at The Center for Coastal Studies November 6th at 1:00pm Free with Museum Admission.
Come and meet the Museum’s newly renovated replica of a Pilot Whale! November 7th & 20th and December 12th at 11:30 am Free with Museum Admission.
Enjoy this PBS NOVA documentary November 17th at 11:30 am. Free with Museum Admission.
Next Opportunity: November 26th 30th 11:00am - 2:30pm. Free with Museum Admission.
Cape Cod captive wildlife care expert Bethany Jakubson will be here November 27th at 9:30am and December 30th at 1:00pm
Enjoy Timothy Little's stories and images of Cape and Islands after dark on December 4th at 1:00pm. Free with Museum Admission.
Visit with Santa for a picture (bring your own camera) from 11am–1pm. Admission is FREE for this special holiday event
Enjoy this PBS Original NATURE Documentary December 8th and 29th 11:30am. Free with Museum Admission.
Join us for PBS NATURE documentary December 11th & 28th at 11:30am. Free with Museum Admission.
Join us for this PBS original NOVA documentary celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Hubble Space Telescope! December 15th at 11:30am. Free with Museum Admission
Join us for this Rainforest Reptile Show December 27th 1:00pm. $15 per person / Space Limited / Does not include Museum Admission/ Appropriate for ages 4&up.
The restyled Cape Cod Museum of Natural History Shop offers a unique selection of STEAM activities, books and toys.
Help us count down to the launch of the James Webb Space Telescope!
CCMNH invites you to be a Citizen Scientist!
Join or renew now for membership benefits all season long!
Learn about the Beach Plums at CCMNH and their destiny to become jelly!
Come and see what's new and exciting!
"to inspire reverence for wildlife and concern for the natural environment as taught in the writings of conservationist and naturalist Thornton W. Burgess"
Cape Cod Museum of Natural History to Acquire Thornton W. Burgess/Green Briar Nature Center in Sandwich
Bob Dwyer, President and Executive Director, speaks on Sunday Journal & Lower Cape TV discusses Beatrix, Thornton & The Tale of Two Peter Rabbits
You can now use Amazon Smile to support CCMNH through the Amazon app! Go to Programs & Features and select Cape Cod Museum of Natural History as your charity!
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View the "What is Biomimicry?" video, created as part of the Cape Cod Regional STEM Network Teacher in Residence Program.
Current tide chart information for Barnstable Harbor, Beach Point
Please remember: NO DOGS allowed on the Trails, May 1 - September 30. NO DOGS allowed year round on Museum property.
Learn about the Wing Island Bird Banding Station.
There are dozens of extraordinary Cape Cod museums spanning history, the arts and topics that define the peninsula, from maritime life to baseball.
Our feathered friends have left the nest and migrated south until next year. Please enjoy the beautiful and dynamic views of the marsh.
Gift cards available for admission and add ons that are sold at the door or by phone. Not valid for online tickets.