Cape Cod Museum of Natural History

Brewster, MA

Where are we going?

Cape Cod Museum of Natural History
869 MA-6A
MA 02631


What is there to do?

How exciting to spend a day discovering and learning all about the beautiful and unique wildlife and natural environment of Cape Cod? Well, if you visit the Cape Cod Museum of Natural History, you can do just that!

Although a small museum, there are plenty of things to discover and learn as a family - including exploring the aquarium! The museum preserves, exhibits and interprets their own collection of natural history artifacts, as well as displays artifacts on loan and via traveling exhibits - so there is always something new and exciting to discover!

There are two floors of exhibits at the Cape Cod Museum of Natural History, all about the flora and fauna of Cape Cod. You'll find an Archeology exhibit that explores 10,000 years of regional history, showing how the landscape has changed geologically, and how humans have evolved.

You'll find an exhibition on Honey Bees, complete with three full-sized field hives so you can observe the workings of a real bee hive!

Also at this Cape Cod museum are exhibits documenting the wildlife that live in the Cape Cod region, with a number of taxidermy models of wildlife so kids can really get up close to them!

There are even several displays are interactive and geared to children, so it really is a family experience!

They are also a nature education center, meaning kids and adults alike can participate in high quality programs, workshops, interactive exhibits, classes and more that reveal many facets of the natural world.

The wonders of the natural world and the beauty of the Cape Cod region are all celebrated at this family friendly museum, so c'mon kids - Mother Nature is calling!

How much does it cost?

Adults: $15

Children: $6 (Ages 3 to 12)

Discount: Seniors $10, free for Active Military with ID & families, and members

Free Under: 2 years


Need a little extra help?

Give them a call to ask about the accessibility, they will be happy to help answer any questions!


When can we go?

9:30am - 4pm across summer, then typically 11am - 3pm. Check online before you go as it varies.

Season runs April to November (Not always daily, so check online before you go). Closed major holidays


Any top tips?

The Butterfly House is included in Admission, June 1st - September 2nd

I’m Hungry!

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