Directions to Blue Hills Trailside Museum
1904 Canton Ave
Milton, MA 02186
Hours of OperationDecember – March:
Thurs-Sun & Mon holidays, 10 am-4:30 pm
April – November:
Tues-Sun, 10 am-5 pm
Closed Mon (except holidays)
Daily, dawn to dusk
Online maps and GPS units may not give accurate directions. Please use our directions below.
Take Rt I-93 to exit 2B (Milton, Rt 138 North). Follow the exit ramp to the first set of traffic lights. Go straight through the lights and the parking lot is 0.5 miles ahead on the right. The museum is at the end of the parking lot.
By public transportation: Take the MBTA Red Line (Ashmont Line) to Ashmont Station. Connect with Mattapan High Speed Line to Mattapan Square. Take the Mattapan to Canton Center bus route #716 (JBL Busline 781-843-4505). Note: Bus runs Monday through Friday every hour, Saturday every 2 hours until 12 p.m. only, No service on Sundays or holidays.
- Universally Accessible Nature Center/Museum
- Year-round Universally Accessible Restrooms
- Universally Accessible Trail
- Educational/Live Animal Exhibits
- Picnic Tables
- Snacks for Sale
- Cross-country Skiing