Become a Member and Get More!

Make new discoveries, indoors and outdoors, each and every time you visit! The EcoTarium offers three floors of interactive exhibits, planetarium shows, Science Discovery programs, live animal habitats, nature trails, Explorer Express Train, and Nature Explore®.

Become an EcoTarium Member today to enjoy 12 months (or more) of these great benefits:

  • Enjoy free general admission and visit the EcoTarium as often as you want during regular admission days; Members also enjoy discounted pricing for special events (such as Great Pumpkin Fest) and other offerings
  • Enjoy free or reduced admission to more than 350 ASTC Passport Program science and technology centers and museums
  • Members at Adventurer and higher levels receive 50% off of general admission for up to six people at 200 children's museums through the ACM Reciprocal Network
  • Join us at member events for extra benefits and discounts
  • Be among the first to hear about EcoTarium events, programs and new exhibits

Other valuable savings for EcoTarium members:

  • Reduced ticket price for the Explorer Express Train and the Alden Digital Planetarium: A National Geographic Theater
  • $2 off general admission for each additional guest to share the EcoTarium with friends and extended family*
  • Discount on fun-filled EcoTarium themed birthday parties for kids
  • Discount on Summer Discovery Camp for ages 5-14
  • 10% off purchases in the Museum Shop; Additional discount during the holidays and select member events
  • 10% off Gift Memberships to give the gift of fun
    When purchasing a gift membership online, please enter your membership number (located on your card) in the "Order Comments" area at the bottom of the checkout page to receive the discount. Please note that the discount will not be reflected immediately during checkout, but will be applied within three business days and visible on your statement.

*Membership benefits cannot be applied to group visits

Choose the Membership Level that is right for you:

Becoming an EcoTarium Member is simple! 

Fill out the form below, or sign up at the Tickets and Information Desk during a visit to the museum.

If you prefer, print and complete a membership application and mail it with your check, credit card number, or money order to: EcoTarium, 222 Harrington Way, Worcester MA 01604.

Public library and corporate memberships are also available.

Visit our Membership Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) page for more information.

The Worcester Natural History Society dba EcoTarium is a 501(c)(3) public charity. Membership is fully tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law. Please consult your tax advisor for the deductibility of your membership.

Membership Pricing as of July 1, 2017

  • Individual Membership - $70
  • Dual Membership - $90
  • Family/Grandparent Membership - $125
  • Family/Grandparent Plus Membership -$145
  • Adventurer - $165
  • Conductor - $250
  • Navigator - $500

Join or renew now to lock in the current membership rates before they increase on July 1, 2017!

Membership Levels


18 years and older


2 adults, or 1 adult and 1 child under 18


2 adults and up to 4 children under 18

Family/Grandparent Plus

2 adults and up to 4 children under 18, plus 2 guests (any age)

Adventurer: $150

Great Value!

Enjoy Family/Grandparent Plus benefits, plus 8 Explorer Express Train passes. Includes ACM Reciprocal Network.

Train passes valued at $16 are not tax-deductible.

Conductor: $250

Enjoy Family/Grandparents Plus benefits, plus ride the Explorer Express Train FREE! Includes ACM Reciprocal Network.

Train rides subject to availability.

Navigator: $500

Enjoy Family/Grandparent Plus benefits, plus ride the Explorer Express Train FREE and go to the Alden Digital Planetarium: A National Geographic Theater FREE! Includes ACM Reciprocal Network.

Train and Planetarium subject to availability.

1825 Society

Support the museum and enjoy Navigator benefits with two additional guests, plus invitations to VIP events.

For tax-deductible information, please contact the Development Office

Your card will arrive in 3 - 4 weeks. If you visit the EcoTarium during that time, please call ahead to ensure you receive your savings.