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Massachusetts is one of the most gorgeous and historical states in our country. When planning a vacation in beautiful Cape Cod, you will find no shortage of museums, art galleries, and historic sites. One of the most popular and sought after attractions in the amazing area is definitely the Cape Cod Museum of Natural History.

This awesome organization’s mission is to inspire appreciation, understanding, and stewardship of the surrounding natural environment through discovery and education all within this one amazing space. Here you can learn more about the past as well as current preservation of Cape Cod through your own explorations at the great Cape Cod Museum of Natural History.

With so many exhibits to discover, expect to enjoy a great day. One of these amazing exhibits is the Aquarium. Here you can explores the diversity of freshwater and saltwater habitats in Cape Cod and learn about and view local marine life. See eels, lobster, turtles, crabs, moon jellies, sharks, and a variety of fish.

Another exhibit is the Marshview Room that holds a variety of plants and animals in these diverse ecosystems. Enjoy everything from the salt marshes and high tides to upland wooded area of Wing’s Island. There’s also an camera set up on a nest in the marsh where you might even get to view a hatching.

The wonderful exhibit at the Cape Cod Museum of Natural History highlights the great archaeological investigations of the museum. Discover the various people who have occupied Cape Cod land over the years, as you’re transported back 10,000 years to the glacial melting and also learn about habitation by Native People such as the Wampanoag.

After exploring all the wonders of the Cape Cod Museum of Natural History and learning about the history and environment of this magnificent place, you can go enjoy the rest of your stay visiting other attractions like Nickerson State Park. With so much to do, you’re sure to receive extra special attention on your vacation.

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