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

March 13, 2014
tree swallow © Shawn P. Carey, Migration Productions

Celebrate April Vacation Week at the Blue Hills Trailside Museum and find out what the wild things of Massachusetts are doing this spring.

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Upcoming Programs

May 2, 2014 3:00pm - 7:00pm
First time at Blue Hills Summer Day Camp? This open house is a great opportunity for first-time campers...
May 11, 2014 10:30am - 12:30pm
Celebrate Mother's Day with a delicious pancake brunch featuring fruit, juice, and a variety of hot beverages....
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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