Great Falls Discovery Center


Great Falls Discovery Center
2 Avenue A.
Turners Falls, MA 01376
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The Center is fully accessible and is housed within a complex of old mill buildings and includes open habitat exhibits, fish tanks, and a multipurpose program room. Exhibits highlight various habitats found in the watershed, timelines put perspective on today’s view of the threats to habitats and what we can do to safeguard them. The four-acre park that surrounds The Center has butterfly gardens, native plantings views of the canal and river as well as safe play areas. This park is linked to a railtrail that runs from Turners Falls to Deerfield, a walking tour through downtown Turners Falls, and the watchable wildlife areas of Barton’s cove and along the canal.