Mass Audubon's Blue Hills Trailside Museum

1904 Canton Ave.
Milton, MA 02186- Map It
Phone: (617) 333-0690

AAA Editor Notes

Mass Audubon's Blue Hills Trailside Museum is off I-93 exit 2B (SR 138N) to 1904 Canton Ave., within Blue Hills Reservation. The interpretive center offers an introduction to the wildlife and history of the Blue Hills. It contains exhibits about the natural sciences, natural history, and pioneer and Native American life. Displays of native wildlife also are featured. A hiking trail leads from the museum to Eliot Tower and Blue Hill Observatory, two historical structures on the summit of Great Blue Hill. Educational activities include storytelling, live animal programs and seasonal nature talks.
$5; $4 (ages 65+); $3 (ages 2-12). An additional fee may be charged during special events.
Hours: Trails dawn-dusk. Grounds open daily 8:30-5, Apr-Nov.; 8:30-4:30, rest of year. Museum open Tues.-Sun. and Mon. holidays 10-5, Apr.-Nov.; Thurs.-Sun. and Mon. holidays 10-4:30, rest of year. Closed Jan. 1 and Christmas. Phone ahead to confirm schedule.