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

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Upcoming Programs

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...
April 3, 2015 6:00pm - 12:00am
An exciting opportunity to experience the Blue Hills like so few families have- after dark! Join us for...
April 4, 2015 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Meet at the museum to learn a little about these strange birds before venturing out in search of a male...
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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