Blue Hills Trailside Museum

Operated in partnership with the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation, the Blue Hills Trailside Museum is the interpretive center for the state-owned Blue Hills Reservation and features a natural history museum and outdoor wildlife exhibits. The animals on display, including snowy owls and a river otter, have been rescued and would not survive in the wild. Read More

Upcoming Programs

October 25, 2014 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Explore the world of owls in this program for ages 6 and up. Discover some of the unique adaptations...
October 30, 2014 10:00am - 11:30am
Share nature with a child as you both use your five senses to make discoveries about nature in this series...
October 30, 2014 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Celebrate Halloween at this family-friendly, non-scary event. People tell stories about the animals that...
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Blue Hills Trailside Museum Gift Shop

Find a variety of products that help explain, identify, and celebrate the wonders of nature. Learn More

Weekend Programs

Join us at Blue Hills for our regularly scheduled weekend programs. Learn More