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.

Bubbles!
Sundays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, 5/10/2016 - 10/2/2016
- Free with EcoTarium admission ($15 adults, $10 children 2-18, seniors 65+ and students with ID); Free for EcoTarium Members and children under 2
Everyone loves "Bubbles!" our seasonal outdoor exhibit gives kids (and grownups) of all ages a chance to investigate the science behind the suds, and make loads and loads of sudsy bubbles in all shapes and sizes. "Bubbles!" is now featured on the Lower Courtyard (near Siegfried the Stegosaurus).
For more information, e-mail info@ecotarium.org or call 508-929-2700.

Play on the Plaza
Sundays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, 5/10/2016 - 10/2/2016
- Free with EcoTarium admission ($15 adults, $10 children 2-18, seniors 65+ and students with ID); Free for EcoTarium Members and children under 2
"Play on the Plaza," a place for active, creative play, returns to the Sundial Plaza each summer. The plaza, located at the museum's main entrance, offers some of our visitors favorite warm weather activities.

Play some tunes on the Tube-A-Phone, a kid-sized sculpture that blends music, science, and art. At the Invention Space, make your own moving inventions on a giant gear board. Build a structure using giant Timber Stackers and challenge a friend to a game on our Giant Checkers set!
For more information, e-mail info@ecotarium.org or call 508-929-2700.

Half-Price September
Sundays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, 9/1/2016 - 9/30/2016
- Half-Price Admission. $7.50 adults, $5 children ages 2-18 and seniors and students free with ID, free for EcoTarium members and children under 2.
Indoors and outdoors, there's always something fun for the whole family to discover at the EcoTarium! Join us in September, when General Admission and Planetarium Shows are half price!*

Enjoy our hands-on exhibits, nature trails, outdoor fun, daily Science Discovery Programs, and more, all month long. Bring your friends!

*Cannot be combined with group rates, other offers, special event or birthday party pricing.
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 museum admission
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 its like to travel through a turtles terrain. This fun-filled, interactive exhibit provides a turtles eye-view of life in the slow lane.
For more information, e-mail info@ecotarium.org or call 5089292700.

October 2016

Social Science Series
Thursday, 10/20/2016 5:30 PM-8:30 PM
- Tickets $20, EcoTarium Members $15
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! Wear your Halloween costumes and get a sneak peek at over 1,000 carved pumpkins for our 13th Annual Great Pumpkin Fest! Join local food truck The Dogfather and DJ Jon Strader for a night at the museum.
For more information, e-mail info@ecotarium.org or call 508-929-2700.

Great Pumpkin Fest
Saturday, 10/22/2016 2:00 PM-9:00 PM
- $16, EcoTarium members $12. Children under 2 FREE.
Join us for an afternoon and evening of family-friendly Halloween fun! More than a thousand carved pumpkins will be lit up and on display, plus enjoy trick-or-treating, exciting entertainment, and more!

-Creative displays of more than 1,000 carved pumpkins, lit after dark
-Spooktacular science programs and "Creature Features"
-Full access to museum exhibits and grounds
-Free digital planetarium shows (limited seating)
-Trick-or-treating (while supplies last)
-Entertainment and fun for all ages!
For more information, e-mail info@ecotarium.org or call 508-929-2700.

November 2016

Social Science Series
Thursday, 11/17/2016
- Tickets $20, EcoTarium Members $15
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.
For more information, e-mail info@ecotarium.org or call 508-929-2700.

December 2016

Social Science Series
Thursday, 12/15/2016 5:30 PM-8:30 PM
- Tickets $20, EcoTarium Members $15
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.
For more information, e-mail info@ecotarium.org or call 508-929-2700.

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