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.
Enjoy this PBS Original NATURE Documentary Wednesday, December 8th and 29th 11:30am. Free with Museum Admission.
The restyled Cape Cod Museum of Natural History Shop offers a unique selection of STEAM activities, books and toys.
Join us for PBS NATURE documentary December 11th & 28th at 11:30am. Free with Museum Admission.
Come and meet the Museum’s newly renovated replica of a Pilot Whale! December 12th at 11:30 am Free with Museum Admission.
Join us for this PBS original NOVA documentary celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Hubble Space Telescope! Wednesday, December 15th at 11:30am. Free with Museum Admission
Gift cards available for admission and add ons that are sold at the door or by phone. Not valid for online tickets.
Join us for this Rainforest Reptile Show Monday, December 27th 1:00pm. Space Limited / Does not include Museum Admission/ Appropriate for ages 4&up.
Love Science? Get ready to EXPLORE, DISCOVER & PLAY in our interactive science lab! Free with Museum
Cape Cod captive wildlife care expert Bethany Jakubson will be here Thursday, December 30th at 1:00pm
Come see Tim's spectacular images of Cape Cod at night! Now through December 30th.
Come enjoy Gretchen’s stunning hand woven pieces that are made with fine cotton thread, using a double weave technique. Through December 30, 2021
If you were unable to attend this terrific program on November 13th, you can check it out here!
Help us count down to the launch of the James Webb Space Telescope!
Join or renew now for membership benefits all season long!
Help us win BEST OF CAPE COD & THE ISLANDS again! Best Museum, Family Activity, Kids Activity & Rainy Day Activity. Voting closes February 28th, 2022 at 11:59 PM.
CCMNH in the News!
Come and see what's new and exciting!
CCMNH invites you to be a Citizen Scientist!
View the "What is Biomimicry?" video, created as part of the Cape Cod Regional STEM Network Teacher in Residence Program.
Learn about the Beach Plums at CCMNH and their destiny to become jelly!
Current tide chart information for Barnstable Harbor, Beach Point
Please remember: NO DOGS allowed year round on Museum property. NO DOGS allowed on town Trails/Beaches, May 1 - September 30.
Cape Cod Museum of Natural History to Acquire Thornton W. Burgess/Green Briar Nature Center in Sandwich
"to inspire reverence for wildlife and concern for the natural environment as taught in the writings of conservationist and naturalist Thornton W. Burgess"
Northern Woodlands article from the Autumn 2021 edition.
Learn about the Wing Island Bird Banding Station.
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!
There are dozens of extraordinary Cape Cod museums spanning history, the arts and topics that define the peninsula, from maritime life to baseball.