Speaker Series: Astrophysics

April 13 - Join a local astronomy expert in the Alden Planetarium and dive into the latest discoveries in the grandest science of all!

April Vacation Week: Community Science Week

April 15-20 - Want to meet an important scientist who can protect our planet? Just look in the mirror, because science needs you!

“Beavers, the Master Architects of Wetlands” Forum

April 20 - Join us for a forum with author Leila Philip where we will delve into the profound ecological impact of beavers on ecosystems.

Climate Hope Concert

May 3 - Enjoy the Multiverse Concert Series’ “Climate Hope Concert” as the final event in our month-long Earth Day celebration!

EcoTarium Winter Appeal

Help provide a happy and healthy home for our wildlife. Please consider a donation to our winter appeal!

Otter Encounters

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


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

Science Discovery

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

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.