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Museums, Houses, & Gardens

From the tracks of dinosaurs and the settlements of Mohicans to the stone walls of colonial farmers, The Trustees of Reservations care for and share an incredible array of places and things that illuminate who we were, who we are now, and who we will be. Our historic houses range from the Colonial Era to the Modern Movement, include five National Historic Landmarks, and represent a preserved timeline of architecture and design over the past 300 years. Our museums feature thought-provoking artwork from a variety of genres in settings from which creativity emanates and senses are inflamed, while our various gardens serve as geometric wonders, horticultural masterpieces, and hubs that unify communities.

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With secure, climate-controlled galleries, deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum and Fruitlands Museum provide dedicated exhibition venues in The Trustees’ portfolio.

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Historic Houses

Built from the Colonial Era to the Modern Movement, our historic homes represent architecture, design, and history that spans more than 300 years.

Discover History

Public Gardens

The public gardens protected and cared for by The Trustees are a living documentary of Massachusetts horticulture and design traditions.

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Enjoy 120 sites featuring inspired trails, historic homes, beautiful gardens, farms, summer camps and more.
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Join a community passionate about a sustainable future and engaged in diverse projects across the state.

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We rely on your generous support to protect the irreplaceable landscapes and landmarks of Massachusetts.