Calendar of Events

Ongoing Events

Preschool and Toddler Wednesdays
Wednesdays, 1/4/2017 - 12/20/2017 10:30 AM-11:00 AM
- Free with EcoTarium admission ($18 adults, $14 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 ($18 adults, $14 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.

Bubbles!
Sundays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, 5/9/2017 - 10/1/2017
- Free with EcoTarium admission ($18 adults, $14 children 2-18, seniors 65+ and students with ID); Free for EcoTarium Members and children under 2
Everyone loves bubbles, and our seasonal outdoor exhibit gives kids (and grownups) of all ages a chance to make loads and loads of sudsy bubbles in all shapes and sizes. Experiment with how they are formed, the colors they produce, and their amazing properties. And while you're having fun making all those bubbles, you'll learn about such things as surface tension, evaporation and light reflection.
For more information, e-mail info@ecotarium.org or call 508-929-2700.

Did Dinosaurs Poop?
Sundays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, 5/20/2017 - 1/7/2018
- Free with EcoTarium admission ($18 adults, $14 children 2-18, seniors 65+ and students with ID); Free for EcoTarium Members and children under 2
Take a digestion journey! Travel as dinosaur "food" from tooth to tush and discover how poop can become a fossil. And, take on the role of paleontologist to uncover fossils at a "dig site," examine them, and figure out where - and when! - they came from. This exhibit offers bright graphics, hands-on interactives, touchable fossil casts, and purposeful play.

This exhibition is a traveling exhibition of the Paleontological Research Institution.
Sponsored by: Presented Locally By: UniBank, baystateparent, and the Worcester Bravehearts
For more information, e-mail info@ecotarium.org or call 508-929-2700.

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