Art, Nature, and Play Series
Join us for activities focused on nature-based play and exploration and creative hands on art projects in our Nature Explore® Outdoor Exhibit.
No Camp Plans? Hurry to Secure a Spot!
Every week is a different theme at the popular Summer Discovery Camp.
We are a Blue Star Museum
Have You Seen the Cats of Wild Cat Station?
Two sibling mountain lions in natural, New England habitat.
Worcester on the Moon
You can't get to the moon without Worcester! It's the 50th anniversary of the lunar landing in July. What's planned?
Don't Miss GEAR UP: The Science of Bikes
The bicycle is an elegant example of basic science principles – forces and motion, energy, material science.
Inspiring A Passion for Science and Nature
Interactive indoor exhibits, planetarium shows, live animal habitats, outdoor trails and meadows, train rides and more!
Two mountain lions and several native bird species are at the center of Wild Cat Station, a new spectacular outdoor exhibit. Grass, trees, and rocky alcoves allow the cats to utilize their natural abilities of climbing, scratching and jumping.
The bicycle is an elegant example of basic science principles - forces and motion, energy, material science. Organized by Carnegie Science Center, we are proud to present GEAR UP: The Science of Bikes, a temporary exhibit that will run through 2019.
The Arctic Next Door takes visitors on a virtual journey to explore the weather and geology of Mount Washington.
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.
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.