Habitat Education Center & Wildlife Sanctuary
Gentle trails wind through deciduous and evergreen forests, across meadows, and around ponds and vernal pools at Habitat, located just seven miles from downtown Boston. A long-standing center for environmental education, Habitat offers year-round programs for all ages. The Georgian-style mansion and beautiful formal gardens can be rented for weddings and other events. Read more >
HOURS: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm; Sat-Sun 10:00 am-4:00 pm
TRAILS: Daily, dawn to dusk
Sanctuary News & Events
Join educators from Habitat Education Center for this free, family-friendly program from 2-4 pm at the Underwood Pool. Discover things you never knew about birds and insects, then vote for your favorite!
Habitat is proud to offer free admission to active-duty U.S. military personnel and their families from Memorial Day to Labor Day through the Blue Star Museums program.
There has been a proposal to build a subdivision on a property next to Habitat Education Center that, if approved, will have an adverse effect on the sanctuary and the wildlife that call it home. Updated May 1.
2017-18 Preschool Sessions
We are now accepting applications for our weekly preschool sessions. Deadline is March 23, 2017.
2016-2017 Home School
We are now accepting registrations for Jr. Naturalists (age 5) and all Home School sessions (6-13).