Calendar of Events

Ongoing Events

Preschool and Toddler Wednesdays
Wednesdays, 1/6/2016 - 12/21/2016 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.

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

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.

December 2016

Social Science Series
Thursday, 12/15/2016 5:30 PM-8:30 PM
- Tickets $15, EcoTarium Members $10
After-Hours Events for Adults Ages 21+

The EcoTarium is excited to bring the national trend of after-hour museum events for adults to Worcester! Social Science offers opportunities for networking, socializing, and fun! Guests will enjoy exclusive access to our interactive exhibits and collections all while stirring up conversation over drinks. Social Science evenings offer music, local food, cash bar, and exciting indoor and outdoor experiences.

Explore the EcoTarium in a child-free environment with exclusive access to our interactive exhibits and collections! Join local food truck The Dogfather and DJ Jon Strader for a night at the museum.

Wizarding Science! Get in touch with your inner wizard and explore the magic of science during this sneak preview of our Holiday Vacation Week programming. You’ll feel like a wizard as you levitate objects with a wand using the charm of static electricity! While experiencing the magic of our digital planetarium, gaze into the heavens and locate some famous (and infamous) witches, wizards, and magical creatures. Non-magic folk welcome. Wand and robes encouraged but not required.
For more information, e-mail info@ecotarium.org or call 508-929-2700.

Holiday Vacation: Science for Wizards
Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, 12/27/2016 - 12/31/2016
- Free with EcoTarium admission ($15 adults, $10 children 2-18, seniors 65+ and students with ID); Free for EcoTarium Members and children under 2
Consider yourself enrolled at EcoTarium: School of Science-craft and Magical Inquiry!

Explore the science behind the magic in classes such as Astronomy, Herbology, and Care of Magnificent Creatures. Use science to feel like a wizard in Charms and witness the power of chemistry in Potions! Between classes, visit with owls and explore the forbidden forest! Non-magic folk welcome. Wand and robes are encouraged but not required.
For more information, e-mail info@ecotarium.org or call 508-929-2700.

Noon Year's Eve
Saturday, 12/31/2016
- Free with EcoTarium admission ($15 adults, $10 children 2-18, seniors 65+ and students with ID); Free for EcoTarium Members and children under 2
Join the festivities at our annual Noon Year's Eve celebration. Watch our very own lighted ball drop at 12 noon and 2:00 p.m. during exciting kid-friendly countdowns. Families can also create and toast resolutions, make 2016 time capsules, take silly photos, and more!

Noon Year's Eve at the EcoTarium offers fun the whole family can enjoy together!
Sponsored by: Bay State Savings Bank and 96-1 SRS
For more information, e-mail info@ecotarium.org or call 508-929-2700.

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