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Inaugural Community Curators Exhibit Features Rare Specimens from Natural History Collection with Connection to Climate Change

January 15, 2020

Worcester, Mass. – January 13, 2020 Climate change impacts everyone. Every person, animal, organism and region. On Saturday, January 11, 2020, the EcoTarium museum of science and nature will present a new exhibit Community Curators: Local is the New Global that features rarely seen items from their natural history collection with a connection to the impact of…

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EcoTarium Presents Documentary Film Screening Highlighting Afghan Women Bicycle Riders to Commemorate Closing of GEAR UP: The Science of Bikes Exhibit on Saturday, January 4

December 31, 2019

Worcester, Mass. – December 30, 2019 The EcoTarium museum of science and nature is thrilled to announce a special event to close out the final weekend of GEAR UP: The Science of Bikes exhibit on Saturday, January 4, 5-8:00 p.m. The museum will host a screening of Afghan Cycles, an award-winning documentary full-length film about a generation…

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Wild Cat Station Exhibit at the EcoTarium Welcomes Jan and Poe, Two Ravens

November 26, 2019

Worcester, Mass. – November 26, 2019 – Two young female corvids (specifically the species Common Raven) are in their new habitat at the EcoTarium museum of science and nature to complete the master plan for Wild Cat Station, the newest spectacular exhibit featuring two mountain lions and native bird species. The ravens arrive by means…

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EcoTarium Offers Half-Price Admission to Worcester City Employees During Holiday Weeks

November 19, 2019

WHAT: Welcome City of Worcester employees! Have a passion for science and nature? Take advantage of half-price admission for each employee and up to three guests. Employees may show their business card, ID or pay stub to receive the offer. At the EcoTarium there is plenty to do and see: three floors of indoor interactive exhibits, shows…

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Citizen Science Project to Collect Real-Time Extreme Heat Data This Summer in Worcester

August 5, 2019

Worcester, Mass. – August 5, 2019 – Worcester Polytechnic Institute, the EcoTarium museum of science and nature, and the City of Worcester will collaborate to gather data to map the hottest places in the city to better plan community resiliency related to heat waves, which is an increased threat due to climate change. Community members,…

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EcoTarium Museum Of Science and Nature Secures Reputable Caterer for Onsite Year Round Food Service

July 16, 2019

Worcester, Mass. – July 16, 2019 The EcoTarium museum of science and nature is pleased to announce Edible Creations by Gerry as the onsite food vendor commencing July 17, 2019 operating 11:30 am through 3:00 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, and on Monday holidays, and from 12:00 pm-3:00 pm on Sundays inside the Food Pavilion and…

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Key Positions Filled as Part of Successful Recent Restructuring at the EcoTarium Museum

May 29, 2019

Worcester, Mass. – May 28, 2019 The EcoTarium museum of science and nature welcomes Cristoff Shay for the newly created position of Vice President of Experience on Tuesday, May 28, 2019. Shay arrives after five years in his most recent role as Battleship Cove executive vice president in Fall River, Mass, where he managed all…

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The EcoTarium Unveils Wild Cat Station Outdoor Habitat Featuring Two Orphaned Mountain Lions

May 10, 2019

Worcester, Mass. – May 10, 2019 The EcoTarium museum of science and nature held a ceremonial ribbon-cutting to unveil one of their boldest exhibits yet – Wild Cat Station, presented by The Hanover Insurance Group Foundation, featuring a set of sibling mountain lions and several native bird species. At the heart of Wild Cat Station…

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The EcoTarium Museum of Science and Nature announces opening of one of largest mountain lion exhibits in New England

April 10, 2019

Worcester, Mass. – April 10, 2019 The EcoTarium museum of science and nature enthusiastically announces that two mountain lions and several native bird species are at the center of Wild Cat Station, a new spectacular outdoor exhibit at the EcoTarium museum of science and nature, scheduled to open to the public on Saturday, May 11,…

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A New Triceratops for the EcoTarium Museum of Science and Nature

September 12, 2018

Worcester, Mass. – September 12, 2018 – “Uncle Beazley,” an 11-foot-long fiberglass model of a Triceratops dinosaur, weighing approximately 200 pounds, joins longtime model resident Siegfried the stegosaurus at the EcoTarium museum of science and nature on Thursday, September 13, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. He arrives as a gift from the Berkshire Museum in Pittsfield,…

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