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Blue Hills Trailside Museum

Official Website:Blue Hills Trailside Museum
Location:1904 Canton Avenue, Milton, MA, 02186
Phone:(617) 333-0690
Hours:Hours Vary see below
Ages:Kids, Teens, Adults
In/Outdoor:Indoor, Outdoor
Cost:$ see below
Category:Parks & Nature
Other Ideas: Arnold Arboretum; Blue Hills State Reservation; Purgatory Chasm State Reservation; Charles River Parklands; Stage Fort Park Beaches


Blue Hills Trailside MuseumThe Blue Hills Trailside Museum is the interpretive center for the stateís 7,000-acre Blue Hills Reservation and is managed by Mass Audubon.

Indoor exhibits feature wildlife you may see while exploring the reservationís 150 miles of trails. Outside the museum, stroll through exhibits featuring native wildlife such as river otters, and a snowy owl.

About the Blue Hills Trailside Museum:
The Blue Hills Trailside Museum is the interpretive center for the 7,000-acre Blue Hills Reservation and is managed by the Massachusetts Audubon Society.

Indoor exhibits feature wildlife you may see while exploring the reservationís 150 miles of trails. Outside the museum, stroll through exhibits featuring white-tailed deer, otters, red foxes, and bobcats.

Climb to the top of Great Blue Hill for a panoramic view of surrounding Boston, as well as to look for hawks, turkey vultures, and other wildlife.

Directions:

HoursTop

Museum open Thursday-Sunday and Monday holidays, 10 am-5 pm.
Trails open daily, from dawn to dusk.


CostTop

$3 for nonmember adults;
$2 for nonmember seniors;
$1.50 for nonmember children


LocationTop

1904 Canton Avenue, Milton, MA, 02186 map

Museum
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.
Houghton's Pond
Take I-93 to exit 3 (sign for Houghtonís Pond)
Turn right at stop sign onto Hillside St.
Houghtonís Pond is one-quarter mile on the right.

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