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Cape Cod Museum of Natural History

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869 Main St, Route 6A, Brewster, MA 02631-1032
+1 508-896-3867
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Nice museum

Plenty to see and staff happy to chat and show things. Web cam on the osprey nest is great and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
David282xyz
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Fort Worth, Texas
Outstanding museum

Don't let the smallish building (or high admission cost) stop you from going to this museum. It is... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Tripping_Dawn
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Bloomfield, New York
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The mission of the Cape Cod Museum of Natural History is to inspire appreciation, understanding and stewardship of our natural environment through discovery and learning. The Cape Cod Museum of Natural History integrates the three strands of its...more
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Hours Today: 9:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
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869 Main St, Route 6A, Brewster, MA 02631-1032
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+1 508-896-3867
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"osprey nest"
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"butterfly house"
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"rainy day"
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"walking trails"
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"gift shop"
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"island trail"
in 7 reviews
"cape cod"
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"all ages"
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"hands on activities"
in 7 reviews
"scavenger hunt"
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"queen bee"
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"small aquarium"
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"salt marsh"
in 7 reviews
"bird viewing"
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"answer questions"
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"stuffed birds"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Plenty to see and staff happy to chat and show things. Web cam on the osprey nest is great and there are two good trails for waking

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Don't let the smallish building (or high admission cost) stop you from going to this museum. It is only open 4 hours this time of year, and we could have easily been there the whole time. The bird and aquarium exhibits are clearly labeled. There...More

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Reviewed March 10, 2018

offering books like Birdtalk, whose author I heard speak here, introduced by NOVA kayaker and explorer Richard Wheeler. In the next month, many returnee birds on their way North. Fun, and fairly long, boardwalk over the marsh to the island.

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Reviewed January 17, 2018 via mobile

We passed by so many times and the only reason that I decided to stop was to find out about the osprey nest at the back of the marsh. What a wonderful surprise to see the great trail at the back! The osprey nest was...More

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Reviewed December 11, 2017 via mobile

Ideal for kids age 5 and over who can eagerly keep up on the boardwalk “adventure walk” to the beach from the main entrance. Plus great “natural history” displays in the main entrance area. Absolutely worth a family visit. Or “couples” visits.

Thank Ron T
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Reviewed November 23, 2017

We really enjoyed our visit to this place. Exhibits are well designed and explained. Of special interest to us was the museum's focus on biomimicry, which opened our eyes to how humans can learn, and have learned, from nature's creatures to develop products and techniques...More

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Reviewed November 20, 2017

We walked the trails behind the museum - relaxing, beautiful, all the way out to the bay. Then explored the gift shop.

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Reviewed October 22, 2017

A great place to bring the family including the kids. Mud flat mania is a delight and the exhibits throughout are set up for easy viewing. Ample parking. Come prepared to spend a few hours strolling the building and grounds.

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Reviewed October 18, 2017

We enjoyed our visit to the museum. There are displays of different animals that are native to Cape Cod. The honeybee display was awesome. You can see turtles, snakes, frogs, fish, sea horses, and jellyfish. We were there when they were feeding the fish, which...More

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Reviewed October 12, 2017 via mobile

Nice walk with lots in interesting info. Beautiful view of the bay. Helpful guide. Nice displays inside too.

Thank Hydenzeke
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Hello, please know there are no dogs allowed on the grounds of the Cape Cod Museum of Natural History or on Wing Island Trail, a great disappointment to us after years of enjoying it. You may read more in my review, "We... More
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Response from Ellen O | Reviewed this property |
We were there in September, so i would call for current hours.
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