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 >
HOURS: Tues-Sun & Mon holidays 10:00 am-5:00 pm, Outdoor Exhibits open daily 8:30 am–5:00 pm
TRAILS: Daily, dawn to dusk
Sanctuary News & Events
In this exhibit, 13 artists present works in a variety of mediums, each depicting or inspired by a New England freshwater wetland. Showing May 20–July 23.
On Thursday, December 7, Governor Charlie Baker gutted funding for Blue Hills Trailside Museum as part of emergency 9C budget cuts. We need your help!