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, 8:30 am–5:00 pm
TRAILS: Open daily, dawn to dusk
Sanctuary News & Events
Spring has arrived with thousands of migrating birds. Want to see what's out there? Join us on select Saturday mornings in April and May as we seek out active hotspots with the most interesting birds. Birders of all levels welcome!
Looking for a way to get your kids outdoors this summer? Check out Blue Hills Nature Day Camp!