Half Price Admission for September!
Savor the outdoors during the most beautiful time of year! Half price admission throughout the month.
EEE (Eastern equine encephalitis) activity spread by mosquitoes in our region.
National Geographic Live speaker series in partnership with the Hanover Theatre in 2020!
National Geographic Live, National Geographic’s touring speaker series, features Nizar Ibrahim, Kara Cooney and Joel Sartore. Sharing behind-the-scenes stories from the front lines of exploration alongside stunning imagery and gripping footage.
Community Curators: Local is the New Global
These two objects will be featured in an upcoming exhibit thanks to YOUR VOTES!
Free admission at participating museums!
Museum Day is an annual celebration of boundless curiosity hosted by Smithsonian magazine. As a participating museum, we provide free entry to anyone presenting a Museum Day ticket on Saturday, September 21, 2019, for two people.
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.
Highlights From Our Lunar Launch Anniversary Celebration!
Two successful model Saturn V rocket launches off the sundial plaza, and an incredibly special personalized tribute to the museum from astronaut Cady Coleman and boldlygo.org!
Inspiring A Passion for Science and Nature
Interactive indoor exhibits, planetarium shows, live animal habitats, outdoor trails and meadows, train rides and more!
Welcome to the EcoTarium
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, exciting shows in the digital planetarium, daily Science Discovery programs, hikes through forest and meadow nature trails, outdoor imaginative play, and a train ride around the 45+ acre campus (seasonal).
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.
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.
Our Alden Digital Planetarium became the first digital planetarium in Massachusetts.
A Virtual Visit to the Savannah. Depictions of African environments such as grasslands, woodlands, riverbanks, bushlands and valleys -- and the exotic animals which inhabit them.
Explore the many freshwater habitats of the New England region-- from woodland streams to bogs and marshes, ponds and swamps.
Uncover What's Living. Unlike the forests in your neighborhood, this one has plenty of comfortable places to sit... and a small stage.
Explore How One of Our Most Vital Resources Shapes Our Planet
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.
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.