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 six 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 eventsRead More >

Hours: Monday-Friday 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Saturday-Sunday 10:00 am-4:00 pm

Sanctuary News & Events

Habitat Passport Pin

Join educators from Habitat for a free interactive series at The Arsenal Project in Watertown. Come learn, see, and explore collections from the natural world. All ages are welcome.

Habitat Development Figure 1

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 October 25.

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Upcoming Programs

December 13, 2016 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Mosaics can be created from supplies including tiles, rocks, papers, natural plant materials, and beads....
December 18, 2016 8:30am - 10:00am
Birders and non-birders of all ages and skill level welcome! Come and enjoy gentle strolls through Habitat...
December 18, 2016 1:00pm - 3:30pm
The solstices have been celebrated by many cultures since ancient times. The ancient construction known...
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