Each season offers exciting activities, special events, and experiences at the EcoTarium!

There is always something new happening both on our grounds and inside the museum building.

For info on Alden Planetarium shows and showtimes, click here!

For the Explorer Express Train schedule, click here!

To book an Otter Encounter, click here!

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Speaker Series: Astrophysics

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March 9 @ 5:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Speaker: Kevin Boucher, Aldrich Astronomical Society Saturday, March 9 5:00 pm – 5:45 pm Astrophotography: A Walk through a Fulfilling and Frustrating Hobby Aldrich Astronomical Society Astrophotography group founding member Kevin Boucher will discuss how astronomy pictures of galaxies, nebulae,…

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Collection Connection

EcoTarium 222 Harrington Way, Worcester

Explore our private collection! The EcoTarium has thousands of specimens - fossils, gems, birds, weird things in jars - behind the scenes in our scientific collection. Come see something that…


Animal Discovery

EcoTarium 222 Harrington Way, Worcester

Discover our resident animals! Are you curious about what our otters eat, how fast our snakes slither, or what our birds do in the winter? Get up close with one…


Science Discovery

EcoTarium 222 Harrington Way, Worcester

Want more interactive 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,…


Afternoon Astronomy

EcoTarium 222 Harrington Way, Worcester

Early sunset got you down? Look up! Join us on Sundial Plaza to look through a telescope at the Moon or another planet, or if conditions do not permit come…

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EcoTarium 222 Harrington Way, Worcester

Oktoberfest at the EcoTarium September 29, 2023 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm Don't miss out on this unique fusion of science and Oktoberfest festivities! Embrace the spirit of fermentation and…