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EcoTarium

222 Harrington Way, Worcester, MA 01604
508-929-2700
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Ranked #8 of 28 attractions in Worcester
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
Traveler Description: Suggest that you go to a local public library (most public libraries in Central MA) and ask for a museum pass to this facility. Some libraries only... more »
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Shrewsbury, Massachusetts, United States
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

This is the best place to take the kids on a winter weekend day around Worcester area. It is not prefect, but there are lots of areas to explore and a changing exhibition at the bottom floor is nice. If they added a bit more variety and maintained some of the exhibits a bit better, and had food at the... More

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Worcester, Massachusetts
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

The Ecotarium is a great great family attraction that everyone just has to go see. They have fun interactive inside stuff to do and a great outdoors area too.

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frostlines725, Public Relations Manager at EcoTarium, responded to this review

Thank you so much for sharing! We're delighted that you enjoyed your visit. More

Florida City, Florida
Top Contributor
56 reviews 56 reviews
12 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

This is a nice place for kids to spend a few hours getting out some of their energy! I grew up going on yearly field trips to the EcoTarium with my school, and now that I have young nephews it's a fun place to take them when they visit. Enough to see to keep a 5 year old and an... More

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frostlines725, Public Relations Manager at EcoTarium, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments! We're delighted that you enjoyed your visit. More

Massachusetts
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8 reviews 8 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2013

Great place to take the kids. We were there Thanksgiving week with our grandchildren ranging in age from 21/2-6. In addition to the exhibits there was a live demonstration that a staff member put on with animals. In the warm weather there is a train ride through the property. We will go back again.

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frostlines725, Public Relations Manager at EcoTarium, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your comments! We're delighted that you enjoyed your visit. Come again soon! More

Worcester, Massachusetts, USA
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Good entertainment for kids. Worth it. Small train ride gives lots of fun to kids. Both indoor and out doors are filled with activities.

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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

Went there during a free Friday and it crowded with some rude people but, the staff and the displays are geared to discovering more about what is on display. Great for the curious and those that want to move onto what's next for them. Watching a curious young child being engaged with what she sees is what this place is... More

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frostlines725, Public Relations Manager at EcoTarium, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review. We're glad you and your granddaughter enjoyed your visit and hope to see you here again, soon! More

Goldsboro, North Carolina
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

What a wonderful way to spend an afternoon! The EcoTarium sure has changed a lot from the place I remember visiting in elementary school, and that's a good thing! The exhibits are clean and well maintained and unlike a lot of larger zoos, most of the animals were active and out and about during our visit. You can get incredibly... More

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frostlines725, Public Relations Manager at EcoTarium, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to share your comments! We're delighted that you enjoyed your visit and hope you will come back again soon! More

Marlborough, Massachusetts
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

This is a good 1 day spot for kids. My 2.5 yr old loved this place. It has a little of everything i would say. Exhibits, indoor play area, educational activities, animals, train ride, play ground. I used 50% discount on the admission from library. So overall it was an affordable day well spent at Ecotarium!

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frostlines725, Public Relations Manager at EcoTarium, responded to this review

Thank you for posting a review of your visit. We're delighted that you had a good time. Please come again soon! More

Boston, Massachusetts
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013 via mobile

I took my daughter here again and she had such a fun time with all the exhibits, I was impressed with the updates to the exhibits from when i was younger.

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frostlines725, Public Relations Manager at EcoTarium, responded to this review

Thank you for posting a review of your visit last year. We hope you come again soon. There's always something new at the EcoTarium. More

Grafton, MA
Top Contributor
67 reviews 67 reviews
15 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

The Ecotarium is a cross between a zoo and a science museum. We spent a Sunday afternoon there with 4, 9 and 14 year old kids. The 4 & 9 year old enjoyed themselves, 14, not so interested. Overall the exhibits are pretty good. Lots of interactive stuff to keep the younger crowd entertained. There are a few animals scattered... More

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Thank you for your recent review. We're so glad you enjoyed your visit. Please come again soon! More

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