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Cape Cod Museum of Natural History

  • 869 Rte. 6A Map It
  • West Brewster
  • Fodor's Choice

Updated 12/23/2013

Fodor's Review

A short drive west from the heart of Brewster, this spacious museum and its pristine grounds include a shop, a natural-history library, and exhibits such as a working beehive and a pond- and sea-life room with live specimens. Walking trails wind through 80 acres of forest, marshland, and ponds, all rich in birds and other wildlife. The exhibit hall upstairs has a wall display of aerial photographs documenting the process by which the famous Chatham sandbar was split in two. In summer there are guided field walks, nature programs, and art classes for preschoolers through ninth graders.

Sight Information

Address:

869 Rte. 6A, Brewster, Massachusetts, 02631, United States

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Phone:

508-896–3867

Website: www.ccmnh.org

Sight Details:

  • $10
  • June–Sept., daily 9:30–4; Feb. and Mar., Thurs.–Sun. 11–3; Oct.–Dec., Apr., and May, Wed.–Sun. 11–3. Trails open year-round

Updated 12/23/2013

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