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Blue Hills Trailside Museum, Milton

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Hiking Trail Wildlife Area
The Blue Hills Trailside Museum is the interpretive center for the state’s 7,000-acre Blue Hills Reservation and is managed by Mass Audubon. Indoor exhibits feature wildlife you may see while exploring the reservation’s 150 miles of trails. Outside the museum, stroll through exhibits featuring native wildlife such as white-tailed deer, a river otter, turkey vultures, red-tailed hawks, and a snowy owl.
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  • Lots of great animals to see and learn about. Very well kept and lots of fun for kids. You can also walk up to the Observatory from here or do the trails through the Blue Hills.  more »
  • The Trailside Museum at the foot of the Blue Hills is a great spot for families. The museum is small and “low-tech” with a focus on observation. Indoor exhibits are highly visual, like a glassed-in be...  more »
  • This is a hidden gem. Great place for younger kids to learn about nature. They have animals, displays, bee hive, nature walks. Great programs for learning about local environments. They always have so...  more »