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, dawn to dusk
Sanctuary News & Events
Join us for a celebration of all things owl! Meet live owls up-close, learn about owl conservation challenges, and discover the role owls play in myths, legends, and art. There will be kid's crafts, food trucks, and fun for all ages.
In this exhibit celebrating the DCR's 125th Anniversary, 14 artists present works in a variety of mediums that celebrate the DCR's 125th Anniversary. Join us on October 24 for a free Artists' Reception! On display September 8–November 28.
Looking for a few items to spruce up your nest? There’s no telling what you can find at our annual yard sale! Join us this Columbus Day weekend to shop for furniture, housewares, toys, books, and more.