Hop Into Spring

April 16th - Hop into Spring with Benny the Bunny! Come enjoy a fun filled day and learn all about the spring season!

April Vacation Week

Starting April 17th - Harness your powers of observation to help solve real-world problems in your town and across the globe!

Earth Day

April 22 - Celebrate the planet and all that sustains it at the EcoTarium’s Earth Day Celebration! Enjoy the EcoTarium’s grounds, explore our trails, and more!


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.