Spark your family's interest in science and nature with an annual membership to the EcoTarium.  It's a fun and affordable way to spend family time.

JOIN TODAY for these great benefits

  • Visit the EcoTarium for free as often as you wantASTC logo
  • Enjoy free or reduced admission to more than 300 science museums*
  • Join us for members' events and previews
  • Be among the first to hear about new EcoTarium offerings
  • Receive a complimentary WOO card (while supplies last) and enjoy discounts at over 70 cultural organizations, restaurants, and businesses throughout Worcester County
  • Members at Contributor and above levels receive 50% off general admission for up to six people at 200 children’s museums through the ACM Reciprocal Network.

And SAVE ON...

  • Tickets for the Explorer Express Train, Alden Digital Planetarium and Tree Canopy Walkway
  • Admission to holiday events and other special offerings
  • Guest admission so you can share the EcoTarium with friends and extended family
  • Fun-filled EcoTarium birthday parties for kids
  • Summer Discovery Camp for ages 5-14
  • Purchases in the Museum Shop - 10% every day and more during the holidays
  • Gift memberships - 10% everyday

Choose the category that's right for you

  • Joining the EcoTarium is simple!  Use the form below, call the Membership Office at 508-929-2741, or sign up at the Ticket & 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.

Click here for Membership Frequently Asked Questions.

Membership is fully tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law. Please consult your tax advisor for the deductibility of your membership.

Membership Levels

Individual Membership

Membership benefits for one adult (18 and older) 

Dual Membership

Membership benefits for two adults or one adult and one child

Family or Grandparent Membership

Membership benefits for a family of two adults and up to four children under 18.

Family or Grandparent Plus Membership

Membership benefits for a family with two adults and up to four children under 18, plus two guests.

Contributor Membership

$150 - Support the museum, enjoy Family/Grandparent Plus benefits, plus 8 Explorer Express train passes and the ACM Reciprocal Network. (Train passes valued at $16 are not tax-deductible.)

Conductor Membership

$250 - Support the museum, enjoy Family/Grandparent Plus benefits, with unlimited free Explorer Express Train rides, and the ACM Reciprocal Network. (Train rides subject to availability.)

Navigator Membership

$500 - Support the museum, enjoy Family/Grandparent Plus benefits, with unlimited free rides on the Explorer Express Train and free admission to the Alden Digital Planetarium, plus the ACM Reciprocal Network. (Train rides and planetarium shows are subject to availability.)

1825 Society

Support the museum and enjoy Navigator benefits plus invitations to VIP events.  Includes the ACM Reciprocal Network.

Your annual membership in the 1825 Society provides many rewards:

  • The satisfaction of knowing your contribution makes a significant difference in the EcoTarium's ability to provide high quality science and nature exhibits, education and programming to our community
  • Recognition at an annual event to formally thank you for your commitment to the museum
  • Invitations to special events
  • Recognition in the museum's Annual Report

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.