Calendar of Events

Ongoing Events

Turtle Travels
Sundays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, 9/17/2016 - 5/7/2017
- Free with EcoTarium admission ($15 adults, $10 children 2-18, seniors 65+ and students with ID); Free for EcoTarium Members and children under 2
Turtles take amazing journeys and they need your help along the way. Have you ever spied a Swiss Army Turtle? Or tracked a turtle with radio telemetry? Wander through a life-size board game and see firsthand what it's like to travel through a turtles terrain. This fun-filled, interactive exhibit provides a turtle's eye-view of life in the slow lane.
For more information, e-mail info@ecotarium.org or call 5089292700.

Sledding at the EcoTarium
Sundays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, 1/3/2017 - 2/28/2017
- Free with EcoTarium admission ($15 adults, $10 children 2-18, seniors 65+ and students with ID); Free for EcoTarium Members and children under 2
Whenever there's snow, there's sledding at the EcoTarium! Bring your own sled or borrow one of ours.
For more information, e-mail info@ecotarium.org or call 508-929-2700.

Preschool and Toddler Wednesdays
Wednesdays, 1/4/2017 - 12/20/2017 10:30 AM-11:00 AM
- Free with EcoTarium admission ($15 adults, $10 children 2-18, seniors 65+ and students with ID); Free for EcoTarium Members and children under 2
Wednesday is Preschool and Toddler day at the EcoTarium! Kids ages 4 and under enjoy a story, make crafts, and meet an animal. Each week features a different theme and surprise animal visitor. The program includes a simple snack (apple juice and animal crackers for kids, coffee and tea for grownups). Bring your friends and explore the museum afterwards!

Tickets are first come, first served at the Tickets and Information Desk. The story and animal circle is held at 10:30 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. Drop-in craft time continues from 10:30 a.m. through 11:30 a.m.

Preschool and Toddler Wednesday programs are not held during the February, April, and December school vacation weeks (Worcester Public Schools schedule).
For more information, e-mail info@ecotarium.org or call 508-929-2700.

City Science: The Science You Live
Sundays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, 1/17/2017 - 12/31/2017
- Free with EcoTarium admission ($15 adults, $10 children 2-18, seniors 65+ and students with ID); Free for EcoTarium Members and children under 2
Discover the hidden science stories all around us at the EcoTarium's newest, hands-on interactive exhibit! The middle level of the museum has been transformed for this 2,500 square foot exhibit featuring live animals, interactive components, and natural history specimens, to give children and families the opportunity to experiment, engineer, and observe the science that is happening on our streets and in our neighborhoods.
For more information, e-mail info@ecotarium.org or call 508-929-2700.

Summer Discovery Camp Registration
Sundays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, 1/31/2017 - 3/1/2017
At the EcoTarium's Summer Discovery Camp, kids spend their days investigating, making new discoveries, and having fun adventures. Each week of day camp centers around engaging science topics. Register early and save!

This year's themes:
-Animal Treats and Training
-Outdoor Adventures
-Solve It with STEM
-Wild about Nature
-Spies and Mysteries
-Creature Features

For more information, e-mail info@ecotarium.org or call 508-929-2703.

Winter Vacation: City Critters
Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, 2/21/2017 - 2/24/2017 10:00 AM-5:00 PM
- Free with EcoTarium admission ($15 adults, $10 children 2-18, seniors 65+ and students with ID); Free for EcoTarium Members and children under 2
You might be surprised by the different kinds of animals that can be found in Worcester's urban ecosystem! Investigate the city as a habitat, design your own neighborhood, and learn about the secret nightlife of urban critters. Explore the new "City Science: The Science You Live" exhibit and experience the challenges human neighbors might pose for a city animal in fun, interactive programs.
For more information, e-mail info@ecotarium.org or call 508-929-2700.

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