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

Sanctuary News & Events

Blue Hills Trailside Museum

Special Event March 28 & 29, 2015
Sap bucket on a tree © Nellie Hovel, Mass Audubon

Join Blue Hills Trailside Museum as we make maple syrup in the traditional way at beautiful DCR Brookwood Farm.

Special Note: The date for this event has changed to March 28 & 29, 2015. 

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Upcoming Programs

March 15, 2015 9:00am - 5:00pm
Travel with Trailside Director and raptor researcher Norman Smith, to several Massachusetts locations...
March 29, 2015 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Wellfleet Bay is coming to Trailside! Join Bob Prescott, Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary’s Director,...
March 31, 2015 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Rain is in the forecast, the temperatures have warmed, and the ice is melting. This means only one thing...
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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