The EcoTarium's museum building features three floors of hands-on, interactive exhibits that explore the natural and physical sciences and our New England environment. Each year, the museum welcomes dynamic traveling exhibits, as well as houses permanent installations that make creative use of the museum's natural history collection and living wildlife. Our exhibits make learning fun and are designed to engage a family audience.
With this exhibit, you can explore the concepts of length, time, volume and weight in a variety of different ways!
Through natural history collections such as ours, scientists and researchers can glean insight into its effect on a variety of animal species and our ecosystem.
The Ecotarium is excited to partner with HG Art Works, LLC to bring art to the EcoTarium. The HG Art Works is loaning the EcoTarium three sculptures that will allow guests to experience science combined with the arts.
The Gibeon meteor exploded as it fell, scattering meteorites over hundreds of miles in Namibia. This meteorite is estimated to be 5,000 to 30,000 years old!
Discover the hidden science stories all around us at the EcoTarium’s hands-on interactive exhibit, City Science. This immersive exploration of the modern city allows visitors to investigate the science we encounter every day but rarely stop to consider.
Explore the far reaches of the universe in our planetarium. Be inspired by the breathtaking visuals and state-of-the-art graphics.
Uncover what's living. Unlike the forests in your neighborhood, this one has plenty of comfortable places to sit... and a small stage.
Specimens from the natural world! Although a large portion of the collection can be seen on display, the EcoTarium also has many materials in storage.
The EcoTarium owns a natural history collection of over 50,000 specimens. Each quarter, we will pull one of the hidden gems from our collection to put on display.
Enter the office of an 1820's natural history curator! This touching-approved area allows visitors to handle and investigate real seashells, gems, fossils, and bones.
The Mineral Dome contains 100 rare crystals and stones displayed under beautiful hand-painted skylights.
The Arctic Next Door takes visitors on a virtual journey to explore the weather and geology of Mount Washington.
Explore how one of our most vital resources shapes our planet.
Enrich the minds of young visitors. The EcoTarium has a dedicated space for preschool-aged children to play, create and investigate science and nature.