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

December 6, 2015 3:00am - 5:00am
Make sure you set your alarm clock Saturday night for this early morning program on Sunday. We’ll...
February 5, 2016 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Explore the world of owls in this program for ages 6 and up. Discover some of the unique adaptations...
February 13, 2016 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Get an update on what’s happening with Snowy Owls this winter. Since 1981, Norman Smith has spent...
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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