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 exhibits of native wildlife. The animals on display—including Snowy Owls and a River Otter—have been rescued and would not survive in the wild. Read more >

Location: 1904 Canton Ave, Milton, MA 02186
Phone: 617-333-0690
Hours: Thursday-Sunday & Monday holidays, 10:00 am-4:30 pm; Outdoor Exhibits open daily, dawn to dusk

Sanctuary News & Events

Kids snowshoeing at Broad Meadow Brook Wildlife Sanctuary

We have the cure for cabin fever—snowshoeing at Trailside! Bring your own snowshoes, or rent a pair from us, and explore the great outdoors during a beautiful season.

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Upcoming Programs

January 12, 2019 10:30am - 12:00pm
Have you ever wondered how wild animals survive in winter? Become a "Nature Detective" and learn about...
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Blue Hills Trailside Museum Gift Shop

Find a variety of products that help explain, identify, and celebrate the wonders of nature. Learn More

Birthday Parties

Celebrate your child's birthday with our fun, nature-themed parties. Learn More