Calendar of Events

Ongoing Events

Preschool & Toddler Wednesdays
Wednesdays, 1/8/2014 - 12/17/2014 10:30 AM-11:00 AM
- Free with EcoTarium admission ($14 adults, $8 children 2-18, $10 seniors 65+ and students with ID); Free for EcoTarium Members and children under 2
Join us every week for our special preschool and toddler program. Enjoy a story, meet a live animal, and get creative with a supervised craft activity -- all geared especially for little ones aged 3 and under. These preschool and toddler programs are very popular and space is limited. So, while they are free with admission, tickets are issued at the Ticket & Information Desk on a first-come, first-served basis. Please note that these programs are designed for families.

For more information, e-mail info@ecotarium.org or call 508-929-2700.

Play on the Plaza
Sundays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, 5/7/2014 - 10/4/2014
- Free with EcoTarium admission ($14 adults, $8 children 2-18, $10 seniors 65+ and students with ID); Free for EcoTarium Members and children under 2
Play on the Plaza, our outdoor play exhibit, returns to the Sundial Plaza this summer.

Enjoy hands-on science activities, including seasonal favorites, Tube-A-Phone, a hands-on musical sculpture that blends science, art, and music; Bubbles! featuring activity stations for investigating the science behind the suds; and our new Invention Space, where young minds can build and create. Come play with us!

For more information, e-mail info@ecotarium.org or call 508-929-2700.

Run! Jump! Fly! Adventures in Action
Sundays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, 6/7/2014 - 9/21/2014 10:00 AM-5:00 PM
- Free with EcoTarium admission ($14 adults, $8 children 2-18, $10 seniors 65+ and students with ID); Free for EcoTarium Members and children under 2
Move like an action star in a variety of imaginative adventure surroundings in Run! Jump! Fly! Adventures in Action, an exciting exhibit created by the Minnesota Children's Museum.

This exhibit encourages families to try out activities they may have never before encountered and also revisit familiar activities in new ways. Surf the big waves, snowboard down mountain slopes, practice kung fu like a master, scramble out of a climbing canyon, and more!

For more information, e-mail info@ecotarium.org or call 508-929-2700.

September 2014

Budding Scientists: Young Chemists - Solutions, Mixtures, and Suspensions
Thursday, 9/4/2014 10:15 AM-11:30 AM
- Free with EcoTarium admission ($14 adults, $8 children 2-18, $10 seniors 65+ and students with ID); Free for EcoTarium Members and children under 2
Curious little explorers conduct simple, safe, science and nature experiments in the EcoTarium's Budding Scientists program. Held on the first Thursday of every month, you and your child will learn basic scientific principles while having fun with hands-on activities.

Please pick up a ticket for your session at the Information Desk when you arrive at the museum. Limited to first 10 adult-child pairs per session. There are two identical sessions each month that start at 10:15 and 11:00 AM. This program is designed for families with children ages 4-6.

What dissolves in water and what doesnt? This month, Budding Scientists experiment with safe substances to find out why and how.

For more information, e-mail info@ecotarium.org or call 508-929-2700.

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