The Auditorium at Trailside Museum

Mass Audubon Blue Hills Trailside Museum

Current Booking Availability

We are currently not offering birthday packages but we do have limited availability for facility rentals. Please inquire at [email protected].

The spacious auditorium within our universally-accessible natural history museum overlooks a beautiful pond teaming with wildlife. Groups are welcome to add self-guided museum tours or live animal presentations to their event.

Types of Functions

Reunions, club meetings, graduation parties, workshops, and community presentations

Maximum Capacity

100 people, comfortably seats up to 65 people




  • 1–4 hours $300
  • Each additional hour $100
  • $150/hour for rentals after 5:00 pm, minimum fee of $300
  • Live animal presentations $175/hour

Food Storage/Prep

Not available


Onsite parking available

Onsite A/V Equipment

Please Inquire

Additional Amenities

Table and chairs set to your specifications, access to Blue Hills Reservation’s trail system, access to Museum exhibits and grounds, and a private deck.

Please Note

Registration in advance is required. Alcohol, candles, balloons, and pets are prohibitied. Smoking is only permitted in the parking lot.