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Blue Hills Trailside Museum
1904 Canton Ave, Milton, MA 02186
The Blue Hills Trailside Museum is owned by the Department of Conservation and Recreation and managed by MassMore Audubon, which is one of the largest conservation organizations in New England. As a natural history museum, it features exhibits on Blue Hills, non-releasable wildlife and programs about Birds of Prey, Changing Species and other topics.
Forbes House Museum
215 Adams St, Milton, MA 02186
Built in 1833, the Forbes House Museum chronicles the history of an entrepreneurial American family. This GreekMore Revival mansion was constructed for Margaret Perkins Forbes by her sons Captain Robert Bennet Forbes (1804-1889) and John Murray Forbes (1813-1898). Today, the Museum holds the treasures of four generations of the Forbes family.
Wakefield Estate
1465 Brush Hill Rd, Milton, MA 02186
The Wakefield Estate is located on Brush Hill Road in Milton. The historic property is a host to a variety ofMore community programs including youth science courses, hands-on landscaping workshops, volunteer gardening programs, summer internships, programs for teens and year-round history and nature lectures. The property is open to the public on a limited basis or by appointment. Please call to schedule a visit or for more information on hours.
Milton Historical Society
1370 Canton Ave, Milton, MA 02186
Since 1904, the Milton Historical Society has been preserving the physical and descriptive history of the town, whichMore itself was settled in 1636. The building that houses the society is an official national historic place and features different types of live entertainment and open houses throughout the year. According to the society, the space has been home to five Massachusetts governors, one U.S. president, and is the location of the nation's first commercial railroad.
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