The EcoTarium’s beautiful 45-acre campus situated near the heart of urban Worcester provides an exciting array of programs and partnership opportunities that meet the diverse needs of strategic corporate philanthropy.

The EcoTarium Experience

  • A three-story museum blending hands-on activities
  • Interactive indoor and outdoor exhibits
  • Changing seasonal exhibits
  • Historic collections
  • Educational programming
  • The Alden Digital Planetarium: A National Geographic Theater
  • Nature Explore®outdoor discovery space
  • Wildlife habitats
  • Community and special events
  • Landscaped and natural grounds
  • Explorer Express Train

Range of Programming

A leading STEM-focused (science, technology, engineering, math) informal educator, the museum provides a range of public and school programming designed to encourage lifelong learning, including tailored programming to meet individual school needs and weekly preschool programming.

Increased Access

The museum provides more than 2,500 free field trip scholarships to children from underserved schools annually,

  • free admission days
  • significantly reduced admission programs for military and underserved families
  • special events

Serving the Whole Community

Collaborative partnerships to improve and expand our educational offerings, connect our guests to cutting-edge science, and better serve our community.

  • local, regional and national experts
  • schools, academic and research institutions
  • organizations, and corporations