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: Thurs-Sun & Mon holidays, 10:00 am-4:30 pm
OUTDOOR EXHIBITS: Open daily, 8:30 am–4:30 pm
TRAILS: Open daily, dawn to dusk
Sanctuary News & Events
Looking for a way to get your kids outdoors this summer? Check out Blue Hills Nature Day Camp!
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.