SoFo is a family-friendly natural history museum of exploration and discovery for children and adults of all ages. SoFo is highly regarded for its outstanding nature exhibits, its beautiful setting adjacent to the Vineyard Field Preserve and the six-mile trail system of the Long Pond Greenbelt, and its over 250 annual on and off-site educational programs led by the museum’s knowledgeable nature educators offer direct observation and hands-on experiences relating to the rich natural heritage of the area.

Please join us as we strive to raise environmental awareness by providing the inspiration and tools for all of us to become caring and responsible stewards of our planet.


We are happy to announce that the SoFo Shark Research Team has tagged the first juvenile Great White Shark of the 2018 field season.
We were lucky to have photo journalist Erik Hoffner (@erikhoffner, www.erikhoffner.com) on board with us. Please enjoy his recap here!

Juvenile Great White Shark Necropsy

June 14, 2018