Events

Science Tricks and Animal Treats

Grab your cloak: the EcoTarium is in disguise this Halloween! Why choose between tricks and treats when they’re so exciting? Join our educators for sneaky science programs about animal camouflage, invisible forces, and secret powers, then join our wildlife keepers…

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Transit of Mercury

(EcoTarium Members only from 9:00-10:00 a.m.) Join us to view a celestial event that occurs approximately 13 times each century! Throughout the morning, Mercury will pass across the sun’s surface. Peer through a telescope to observe the transit through a…

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Wild About Winter

Indoor sock skating, winter crafts and the science of the winter sky.

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School Vacation Week Programs (START)

Check out our vacation week programs! Click Here

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Noon Years Eve

Family-friendly countdowns, create and toast resolutions, make 2019 time capsules, and participate in our Holiday School Vacation educational programs.

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National Geographic Live speaker series in partnership with the Hanover Theatre

National Geographic Live, National Geographic’s touring speaker series, features Nizar Ibrahim, Kara Cooney and Joel Sartore. sharing behind-the-scenes stories from the front lines of exploration alongside stunning imagery and gripping footage. National Geographic Live is the live events division of National…

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Worcester on the Moon

You Can’t Get to the Moon Without Worcester! A celebration of the 50th lunar landing anniversary! Worcester and Central Mass. have an astronomical connection to the landing on the moon! Robert Goddard, known as ‘the father of the space age’…

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EcoTarium21

Quarterly Evening Events After-Hour Series for Adults 21+ Enjoy exclusive access to our interactive exhibits and collections all while stirring up a conversation over drinks in a child-free environment. Each evening includes an EcoTarium theme, exciting experiences, cash bar and…

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A Night at the Museum

EcoTarium Comes to Life Under the Stars Save the date for A Night at the Museum on May 9, 2020! Spend a wild night at the EcoTarium’s signature event as we raise funds to inspire new generations with a passion…

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