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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).

The Explorer Express is now open for the spring season! It's schedule is weather dependent, please call for details.

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!

School Vacation Weeks and Earth Day

Want to meet an important scientist who's protecting the planet? Just look in the mirror: Science needs you! Harness your powers of observation to help solve real-world problems in your backyard and across the globe. Hunt for stars, peek at plants and track animal trends, then share your discoveries. Bring your sense of curiosity-we're counting on it! 

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.