Thornton W. Burgess Society

Green Briar Nature Center & Jam Kitchen

Wednesday Morning Garden Tours

Wednesday Morning Garden Tours

Wednesdays at 10am, through - August 25, guided tours of award-winning the Shirley G. Cross Wildflower Garden. No reservations needed.

Our Mission

To inspire reverence for wildlife and concern for the natural environment as taught in the writings of conservationist and naturalist Thornton W. Burgess.

Mercantile is Open & Online!

Mercantile is Open & Online!

We are online for products available to ship or for local pickup. SHOP IN PERSON, Tuesday - Saturday, 9:30 am - 3:30 pm!

Private Jam Class

Private Jam Class

Bring your own group of four! For June classes please call the office to register 508.888.6870

Cape Cod Hydrangea Festival

Cape Cod Hydrangea Festival

Wednesday, July 14, 2021 10am-4pm (Rain or Shine) Proceeds benefit Shirley G. Cross Wildflower Garden

Wildflower Garden Book Club

Wildflower Garden Book Club

Flowers in Fiction! Next opportunity July 21st 2:15 pm

Green Meadow Forest

Green Meadow Forest

Visit the storybook world of Peter Rabbit and his friends. Opportunities Tuesdays - Saturdays.

Membership

Membership

Become a member or renew you membership today!

Support Our Sponsors

Cape Cod Life Magazine Massachusetts Cultural Council Arts Foundation of Cape Cod The Museum Trail First Citizens Federal Credit Union Cape Cod 5 Kiwanis Sunderland Printing Oyster Harbors Marine Cape Classical 107.5
The Birthplace of Thornton W. Burgess

The Birthplace of Thornton W. Burgess

Visit the home of pioneer environmentalist, Thornton Burgess

Shirley Cross Wildflower Garden

Shirley Cross Wildflower Garden

Interested in caring for our precious Wildflower garden? We are looking for volunteers, including tour guides. Read more for all the information!

Wade Institute for Science Education

Wade Institute for Science Education

The Cape Cod Museum of Natural History collaborates with the Wade Institute for Science Education on a professional development course!

'A bright and exciting future'

'A bright and exciting future'

Cape Cod Museum of Natural History to Acquire Thornton w. Burgess/Green Briar Nature Center in Sandwich

Volunteer

Volunteer

Looking for Volunteers!!