Fodor's Expert Review Cape Cod Museum of Natural History

Brewster Museum/Gallery Fodor's Choice

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.

Museum/Gallery Nature Preserve/Wildlife Refuge Green Fodor's Choice Family Zoo/Aquarium Trail/Path Views

Quick Facts

869 Rte. 6A
Brewster, Massachusetts  02631, USA

508-896–3867

www.ccmnh.org

Sight Details:
Rate Includes: $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, $15

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