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EcoTarium, Worcester

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Science Museum · Hidden Gem · Museum
The EcoTarium is a science and nature museum located in Worcester, Massachusetts. Previously known as the New England Science Center, the museum features several permanent and traveling exhibits, the Alden Planetarium, a narrow-gauge train pulled by a scale model of an 1860s steam engine, and a variety of wildlife.

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  • Very intersesting exhibits. It has very large grounds to walk around. It has a new mountain lion enclosure. There are pinic areas and playground for the kids. It also has a train that takes you a...  more »
  • Spent several hours wandering through interactive exhibits. Due to weather we were inside the whole time, but in good weather there’s a huge outside area to build and play as well as view mountain...  more »
  • It was awesome. My first time there with my grandson almost 4 years old. I used to take my children there 30 years ago. What fun we had. Will be back! .
  • Our nephews (6 and 8) had a great time. We were there for a number of hours but only saw a small portion of the exhibits because they were so engaged with the various exhibits they visited. Favorites were the river otters, mapping their neighborhood and vibration lab.

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