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
Celebrate Columbus Day weekend at Trailside Museum. The “Feather Your Nest Yard Sale” runs Saturday – Monday, the “Wind Rider Festival” is Sunday & Monday, and food trucks visit the museum all weekend.
Blue Hills Trailside Museum is accepting submissions for its upcoming exhibit, The Habitats and Wildlife of Mass Audubon Sanctuaries, showing October 8, 2016–January 8, 2017. Submission deadline is September 13, 2016.
Thank you to everyone who contacted their senators and representatives about Governor Baker's cut to Trailside’s funding in his review of the state budget in July. Your hard work and dedicated efforts paid off!