TEAM Up! Exhibit Opening

Saturday, January 28th - Join us throughout opening weekend for free Science Discovery programs that dive deeper into the science of sports!

Groundhog Day

Thursday, February 2nd - Join us for our first Groundhog Day proclamation with the Mayor of Worcester, and other local politicians.

Hibernation Day

Saturday, February 4th - Winter is the perfect time to learn about hibernation at the EcoTarium! Come learn what animals do when the ground freezes.

February Vacation Week

Starting February 20th - What was the world like when dinosaurs roamed the Earth? Dig in with paleontology to learn about the history of our planet.


Now Open - the all-new Alden Planetarium! Daily shows and learning experiences for visitors of all ages. 

Otter Encounters

Slydell and Daisy are inviting you to lunch! Get up close to our otters and feed them their favorite foods.

Science Discovery

Want more hands-on science? Catch our free, daily, educator-led Science Discovery Programs!

Animal Discovery

Join us for one of our zookeeper-led Animal Discovery Programs. Get up close with our animal ambassadors!

Adopt an Animal

Our symbolic adoption program is an opportunity to support our beloved animals at the EcoTarium!

Welcome to the EcoTarium Explore exhibits from wherever you are with our virtual tour!

The EcoTarium museum of science and nature in Worcester, Massachusetts, offers an indoor-outdoor experience to visitors of all ages. Guests are encouraged to explore three floors of indoor interactive exhibits, live animal habitats, daily Science Discovery programs, hikes through forest and meadow nature trails, outdoor imaginative play, and a train ride (seasonal) around the 45+ acre campus.

New Indoor Exhibits at the EcoTarium!

The EcoTarium's museum building features three floors of hands-on, interactive exhibits that explore the natural and physical sciences and our New England environment. Each year, the museum welcomes dynamic traveling exhibits, as well as houses permanent installations that make creative use of the museum's natural history collection and living wildlife. Our exhibits make learning fun and are designed to engage a family audience.