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Cape Cod Museum of Natural History

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Address: 869 Rte. 6A, Brewster, MA 02631
Phone Number: 800-479-3867
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Wed - Sun 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Activities: Leisure education
Description: Museum offers a day-long camp for kids.

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nothing beats nature

When you pull up first impression this won'y take long. Wrong! This wonderful museum has EVERYTHING you need to know about the marine and shore animal kingdom. The inside displays... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 28, 2015
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Niagara Falls, New York
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Niagara Falls, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

When you pull up first impression this won'y take long. Wrong! This wonderful museum has EVERYTHING you need to know about the marine and shore animal kingdom. The inside displays are both interactive and educational and the outdoor trails are both beautifully breathtaking and fun. We were looking for something to do with our small grandchildren and this museum did... More 

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Niskayuna, New York, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Lot's of fun to learn about what you might find at the beach, the ecosystem. There are lot's of critters to see up close in the aquariums. Perfect for a rainy day but the guided tour/walks to the beach are fun on sunny days, They often have crafts or activities aimed at pre-school through elementary aged kids.

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Boston
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Highly enjoyed the trails behind the museum to the beach. And best yet there is no cost to use the trails.

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Oakland, Maine
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

I was impressed with the Volunteer Staff who went out of their way to be helpful. This little museum gives the visitor a nice picture of the geologic history of the Cape and how the human and animal inhabitants have adapted over the ages. They have a video camera showing an osprey nest which is active with a pair of... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

This was the area where the herring begin their run in from the ocean. On the inland side across the road they have nice signs about why, where, who, and how it all works. You can see lots of birds as they troll for a meal around the stream. They have a small gift shop, a long boardwalk over the... More 

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Port Colborne, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Very interesting first floor of geographical info about the ice-age development of the area, but downstairs is an amazing aquarium!

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Warsaw, Poland and Aroud
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25 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

i'm not so sure about the museum itself, but the walk on the wing island is very very nice.Great trail in the tress / seashore, perfect for photos.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

It was only $25 for us and the kids. Lots of fun as there are several interactive areas of the kids to create things. There is a beehive that comes indoors (contained) and you can view the bees and the queen at work. There was an Osprey nest being watched by the mother while we were there and the aquarium... More 

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Danvers, Massachusetts
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8 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

This was a very small and simple museum. It was ok though, I didn't have much time to look, but I saw some cool stuff in there. I came here with my family in August 2013, and it wasn't the best attraction in Brewster, but I seemed to enjoy it. It is all about the many natural things involving Cape... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The museum is small but you can learn a lot from it in a day. I understand there is kayaking around it and the beach that you can get to behind the museum is a beautiful walk. It requires going down a steep set of beach stairs so be prepared and bring food from a local place. You will be... More 

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Additional Information about Cape Cod Museum of Natural History

Address: Address: 869 Rte. 6A, Brewster, MA 02631
Phone Number: 800-479-3867
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  Brewster
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

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