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Winter, spring, summer and fall -- each season offers special events, activities and experiences at the EcoTarium. From fun-filled school vacation weeks and weekend events to summer camp science explorations and traveling exhibits, there is always something new happening on our grounds and in our museum building.


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Events for May 11, 2019

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10:00 am

Wild Cat Station Grand Opening!

May 11 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
EcoTarium, 222 Harrington Way
Worcester, MA 01604 United States

Two mountain lions and several native bird species are the center of Wild Cat Station, a new spectacular outdoor exhibit! Learn More Buy Tickets for Opening Day (May 11, 2019)

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10:45 am

Budding Scientists

May 11 @ 10:45 am - 11:30 am
EcoTarium, 222 Harrington Way
Worcester, MA 01604 United States

Budding Scientists is an immersive experience for kids ages 4-6 to learn basic scientific principles through hands-on activities and experiments.

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11:00 am

One World, One Sky

May 11 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am

Join Sesame Street's Big Bird and Elmo as they explore the night sky with Hu Hu Zhu, a Muppet from Zhima Jie, the Chinese co-production of Sesame Street. Together, they take an imaginary trip from Sesame Street to the moon, where they discover how different it is from Earth. One World, One Sky is a…

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11:30 am

Cat Chat at Wild Cat Plaza

May 11 @ 11:30 am - 12:00 pm

Come have some fun and learn cool facts about Wildcat Station in this public program. Free with admission.

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Animal Story Time in Secrets of the Forest

May 11 @ 11:30 am - 12:00 pm

Come have some science-fueled fun and learn cool facts about the world around you at this hands-on public program (held in Secrets of the Forest on the middle level). Free with admission.

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12:00 pm

Passport to the Universe

May 11 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

Narrated by actor Tom Hanks and created by the American Museum of Natural History in collaboration with NASA, this program whisks the viewer on a fascinating ride from Earth to the outskirts of the universe. The full-dome experience simulates a trip through the cosmos, incorporating actual images of space from NASA and the Hubble Space…

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Wild Discovery at Wild Cat Plaza

May 11 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

Come have some fun and learn cool facts about Wildcat Station in this public program. Free with admission.

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1:00 pm

Secret of the Cardboard Rocket

May 11 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
EcoTarium, 222 Harrington Way
Worcester, MA 01604 United States

Join two curious kids who turn a cardboard carton into a rocket and blast off to explore the solar system – with the help of a talking astronomy book. Cruise the inner planets, the asteroid belt, the rings of Saturn, the outer planets and find out why we live on the most interesting planet of…

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1:30 pm

Science Discovery in Secrets of the Forest

May 11 @ 1:30 pm - 2:00 pm

Come have some science-fueled fun and learn cool facts about the world around you at this hands-on public program (held in Secrets of the Forest on the middle level). Free with admission.

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2:00 pm

Mysteries of the Unseen World

May 11 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
EcoTarium, 222 Harrington Way
Worcester, MA 01604 United States

This film adventure takes audiences on an extraordinary journey into unseen worlds and hidden dimensions beyond our normal vision to uncover the mysteries of things too fast, too slow, too small or simply invisible. Begin to understand the enormity of the world you can't see, a world that exists in the air we breathe, in our…

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2:30 pm

Wild Discovery at Wild Cat Plaza

May 11 @ 2:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Come have some fun and learn cool facts about Wildcat Station in this public program. Free with admission.

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3:00 pm

Flying Monsters

May 11 @ 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
EcoTarium, 222 Harrington Way
Worcester, MA 01604 United States

Two hundred twenty million years ago, dinosaurs were beginning their domination of the Earth. But another group of reptiles was about to make an extraordinary leap: Pterosaurs were taking control of the skies, and the story of how and why these mysterious creatures took to the air is more fantastic than fiction. In Flying Monsters,…

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3:30 pm

Cat Chat at Wild Cat Plaza

May 11 @ 3:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Come have some fun and learn cool facts about Wildcat Station in this public program. Free with admission.

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