The Cape Cod Museum of Natural History is located in Brewster on Cape Cod Their mission is to encourage and advance understanding of our natural environment through discovery and learning. This museum is great place to spend a day during your Cape Cod summer vacation. It is also the perfect rainy day adventure!
There are two floors of exhibits about the flora and fauna of Cape Cod, including exhibits on whales, birds, and coastal change, and several small aquarium holding different species of fish, frogs, turtles and snakes. The displays are interactive and geared to kids.
The Museum also has a library and gift Shop. Three nature trails meander through woodland, salt marsh or on the shore of Cape Cod Bay and guided field walks are offered year round, daily in summer. Lectures and workshops on natural history topics are offered year round, and there are special programs for children, as well as school vacation programs and KidSummer, to engage them in nature. They do have special school programs as well as scout programs that available year round. During July and August they have weekly Family nature programs.
During the summer months June 1st through September 30th the museum is open every day from 9:30-4pm. It is opened limited hours for through the rest of the year.
Upcoming Special events
February Vacation week
Saturday, February 18, 2017 to Sunday, February 26, 2017 – Open Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Amazing Animal Ambassadors
Tickets on sale now for February 20th show, 1pm.
Inflatable Humpback Whale
Meet our inflatable Humpback !! Learn about whales from the inside out! Reservations required. Please arrive and check in at the whale desk, 15 minutes previous to your reservation Spaces limited to 20 per time slot Because of the educational content level, this program is restricted to ages 5 and up. 10:45 AM to 2:15 PM
Spring & Fall Admission
Adults – $10.00
Seniors (65+) – $7.00
Ages 3-12 – $5.00
Under 3 free
MA Teachers Association Member free
Active Duty Military & Family with current Military ID free
869 Main Street/Route 6A · Brewster, MA 02631 :: 508.896.3867