Calendar

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.


Featured Event

Planetarium Show – One World, One Sky

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October 1 @ 10:30 am - 10:55 am

  One World, One Sky: Big Bird’s Adventure Do some stargazing and blast off to the moon with your friends from Sesame Street in One World, One Sky: Big Bird’s Adventure. Join Big Bird, Elmo, and Hu Hu Zhu, their friend from China, as they explore the North Star and the Big Dipper and take an imaginary rocket to discover what games are like on the moon! Audience: Ages 2-7 Length: Approx 25 min Tickets: Tickets are available…

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Explorer Express Train

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October 1 @ 10:30 am - 10:45 am

All Aboard the Explorer Express train! Hop on our open-air passenger train cars for a scenic 12-minute ride, a relaxing and beautiful way to see the museum grounds. Tickets are available at the train station on the day of your visit and are stamped for a scheduled time. The train is weather dependent. Tickets are not included with the cost of admission.  Learn More

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Science Discovery

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October 1 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am

Want more hands-on science? Catch our free, daily, educator-led Science Discovery programs. You might engineer a tower, meet an animal, concoct a potion, find a hidden rainbow, crack a code, examine mysterious bones, or put your senses to the test! Included with the cost of admission. Get Tickets

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Planetarium Show – Cosmic Adventure

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October 1 @ 11:30 am - 11:50 am

Cosmic Adventure Take a roller coaster ride from the moon through the universe; explore our galaxy and Solar System. Narrated by Nancy Cartwright of The Simpsons. Audience: Ages 4+ Length: Approx 20 min Learn More

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Explorer Express Train

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October 1 @ 11:30 am - 11:45 am

All Aboard the Explorer Express train! Hop on our open-air passenger train cars for a scenic 12-minute ride, a relaxing and beautiful way to see the museum grounds. Tickets are available at the train station on the day of your visit and are stamped for a scheduled time. The train is weather dependent. Tickets are not included with the cost of admission.  Learn More

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Otter Encounter

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October 1 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

Discover our resident otters! Slydell and Daisy are inviting you to lunch! Get up close to our otters, feed them their favorite foods, and learn how we care for them at our zookeeper-led Otter Encounters. Tickets are not included with the cost of admission. Learn More Get Tickets

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Explorer Express Train

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October 1 @ 12:30 pm - 12:45 pm

All Aboard the Explorer Express train! Hop on our open-air passenger train cars for a scenic 12-minute ride, a relaxing and beautiful way to see the museum grounds. Tickets are available at the train station on the day of your visit and are stamped for a scheduled time. The train is weather dependent. Tickets are not included with the cost of admission.  Learn More

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Science Discovery

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October 1 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Want more hands-on science? Catch our free, daily, educator-led Science Discovery programs. You might engineer a tower, meet an animal, concoct a potion, find a hidden rainbow, crack a code, examine mysterious bones, or put your senses to the test! Included with the cost of admission. Get Tickets

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Planetarium Show – Unseen Universe

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October 1 @ 1:30 pm - 1:55 pm

Unseen Universe Discover the amazing places in the universe we can now see with new technology. It’s a look at cutting-edge telescopes and state-of-the-art optics. Audience: Ages 10+ Length: Approx 25 min Learn More

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Explorer Express Train

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October 1 @ 1:45 pm - 2:00 pm

All Aboard the Explorer Express train! Hop on our open-air passenger train cars for a scenic 12-minute ride, a relaxing and beautiful way to see the museum grounds. Tickets are available at the train station on the day of your visit and are stamped for a scheduled time. The train is weather dependent. Tickets are not included with the cost of admission.  Learn More

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