Directions to Blue Hills Trailside Museum

Contact Information

1904 Canton Ave
Milton, MA 02186
617-333-0690
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Hours of Operation

April-November:
Tues-Sun &
Mon. holidays,
10:00 am-5:00 pm

December-March:
Thurs-Sun &
Mon. holidays,
10:00 am-4:30 pm

Outdoor Exhibits:
Dec.-Mar: Daily, 8:30 am–4:30 pm
Apr-Nov: Daily, 8:30 am–5:00 pm

Trails:
Daily, dawn to dusk

Note:

Online maps and GPS units may not give accurate directions. Please use our directions below.

Driving Directions

Take Rt I-93 to exit 2B (Milton, Rt 138 North). Follow the exit ramp to the first set of traffic lights. Go straight through the lights and the parking lot is 0.5 miles ahead on the right. The museum is at the end of the parking lot.

By public transportation: Take the MBTA Red Line (Ashmont Line) to Ashmont Station. Connect with Mattapan High Speed Line to Mattapan Square. Take the Mattapan to Canton Center bus route #716 (JBL Busline 781-843-4505). Note: Bus runs Monday through Friday every hour, Saturday every 2 hours until 12 p.m. only, No service on Sundays or holidays.

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Latitude/Longitude:

42.218447, -71.118708

  • Parking
  • Universally Accessible Nature Center/Museum
  • Year-round Universally Accessible Restrooms
  • Trail Map
  • Universally Accessible Trail
  • Programs & Classes
  • Summer Camp
  • Educational/Live Animal Exhibits
  • Kid-friendly Activity
  • Wildlife Observation Feature
  • Bird Checklist
  • Specialized Garden
  • Art Exhibits
  • Picnic Tables
  • Snacks for Sale
  • Snowshoeing
  • Cross-country Skiing
  • Private Function/Event Space
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