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: Tue-Sun & Mon holidays, 10:00 am-5:00 pm
OUTDOOR EXHIBITS: Open daily, 8:30 am–5:00 pm
TRAILS: Open daily, dawn to dusk
Sanctuary News & Events
Blue Hills Trailside Museum is accepting submissions for its upcoming exhibit, DCR: 125 Years of Preserving the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, showing September 8–November 28, 2018. Submission deadline is August 6.
Blue Hills 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.
Looking for a way to get your kids outdoors this summer? Check out Blue Hills Nature Day Camp!