Half-Price Admission During the Month of March!
Worcester on the Moon!
We celebrate Robert Goddard and the 50th anniversary of the lunar landing this year!
Inspiring A Passion for Science and Nature
Interactive indoor exhibits, planetarium shows, live animal habitats, outdoor trails and meadows, train rides and more!
Summer Adventures for your Camper!
Educators lead investigations and experiments each week! EcoTarium Members Receive 10% off
Don't Miss A Night at the Museum
Spend a wild night at our signature fundraising event to inspire new generations with a passion for science and nature. Saturday, April 27, 2019.
Earth Day Celebration on April 19
Our earth-loving community partners will be onsite to support us in recycling and reusing! Energy-saving tips, tumble area for kids, and recycling drop-off station for old computers and electronics. Admission is half-off and the event is free! Celebration 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
The Arctic Next Door takes visitors on a virtual journey to explore the weather and geology of Mount Washington.
Our expansive outdoor exhibit features several play areas, each with its own theme. Each area offers unique and innovative outdoor experiences designed to engage children and their families through activities such as building, digging, nature art, climbing, music and movement.
Discover the hidden science stories all around us at the EcoTarium’s hands-on interactive exhibit, CityScience. This immersive exploration of the modern city allows visitors to investigate the science we encounter every day but rarely stop to consider.
Meet native animals you rarely see. Several have come out of hiding to live in the Animal Corner building on the museum’s Lower Courtyard. Drop by to see our personable porcupine and skunks.
Alden Digital Planetarium
The Alden Digital Planetarium is the first digital planetarium in Massachusetts!
Featuring Digital Light Processing technology from Sky-Skan, Inc., the planetarium uses images from NASA and the Hubble Space Telescope to create a three-dimensional solar system projected onto a 40-foot dome. With immersive surround sound technology from Bose, the planetarium offers a 360-degree, multi-sensory experience.