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!

Featured Event

Breakfast with the Otters

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June 2 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Breakfast with the Otters 9:00 am – 10:00 am Sunday June 2 Sunday, June 23 Sunday, July 7 Saturday, July 13 Sunday, August 4 Saturday, August 17 You’re invited to an exclusive breakfast with Worcester’s favorite river otters! Join us…

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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! Miss those beautiful winter skies? Look up anyway! Join us on Sundial Plaza and look at the Moon, the Sun, or the beautiful…