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 unique indoor-outdoor museum in Worcester, MA. Set in an urban oasis, the EcoTarium offers a chance to walk through the treetops, take a thrilling multimedia journey through the galaxy at a digital planetarium, meet wildlife, stroll nature trails, and get hands-on with family-friendly exhibits.

The Explorer Express Train is currently out of service.  We apologize for any inconvenience.

Nature Explore is Open!

Our new outdoor exhibit features several play areas, each with its own theme. From the Nature Art Area to the Dirt Digging Area to the Climbing and Crawling Area, and more, there is something for every family to enjoy.

The Nature Explore Outdoor Exhibit is sponsored by Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and UniBank. Nature Explore is a collaborative program of Arbor Day Foundation and Dimensions Educational Research Foundation.

Run! Jump! Fly!

Our thrilling new summer exhibit, Run! Jump! Fly! Adventures in Action™ is now open through September 21.

Jump on a balance board and test your snowboarding skills, pedal the Flycycle, take on the Climbing Canyon and get moving with us this summer!

This exhibit is sponsored locally by UniBank and the Worcester Bravehearts.

Explorer Express Train Passes

If you have passes for the Explorer Express Train, we are happy to offer these options: you can exchange your passes for tickets to a planetarium show of your choice, or hold on to the passes for use when the train is running.  We will honor all passes, regardless of expiration dates. We appreciate your patience as we replace the train tracks and, like you, we look forward to having the train back on track!