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Indoor-Outdoor Museum of Science and Nature | Worcester, MA

Open Tuesday - Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Sunday 12:00 - 5:00 p.m. Closed Mondays.

The EcoTarium is a family-friendly, indoor-outdoor museum located in Worcester, Massachusetts. We offer three floors of interactive exhibits, exciting shows in the digital planetarium, daily Science Discovery programs, live animal habitats, hikes through forest and meadow nature trails, outdoor imaginative play, and a train ride around the grounds (seasonal).

Please note that the Explorer Express train is closed for the winter season.

A Night at the Museum

Saturday, May 12, 2018

Spend a night among the stars at the EcoTarium’s out of this world event for adults as we raise funds to inspire new generations with a passion for science and nature. Join honorary Co-Chairs Martha Pappas and Brian W. Thompson for a celestial celebration featuring the museum’s iconic blend of hands-on science, wildlife ambassadors, and space-themed fun!

Summer Discovery Camp

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Extraordinary explorations and adventures are on the agenda once again at the EcoTarium's popular Summer Discovery Camp for children ages 5-14, one of the longest-running summer day camps in the United States. 

Science + You

Now Open!

Designed as a real-life -- but child-sized -- laboratory,  Science + You allows children to explore how scientists impact health and wellness.  Through interactive machinery, processes and technology, Science + You opens a window into the world of the research scientist and, through fun activities, shows how science keeps our bodies healthy. Sponsored by MathWorks and websterfive Foundation