Does EcoTarium have a polar bear?
Kenda, a 17-year-old polar bear, checks out passersby from an exhibit at the EcoTarium on Tuesday, Nov.
Is the EcoTarium closing?
The EcoTarium announced its shutting its doors this coming fall and winter months. The science and nature museum says attendance is down nearly 90 percent due to the coronavirus pandemic. The EcoTarium also plans to reduce the number of staff members. The museum’s animals will remain on-site and be cared for.
How much is the Ecotarium in Worcester?
A friend had mentioned a museum geared to children in Worcester, MA. Searched the web and found the website for Ecotarium. It looked interesting. It cost $44.00 for us to enter and park.
How did the EcoTarium Polar Bear Museum change its name?
In 1998 the museum yet again changed its name to the EcoTarium, and began an $18 million expansion and renovation project which was completed in 2000. On June 13, 2011, Kenda the Polar Bear, a mainstay at the museum, died after developing kidney disease, a degenerative disease commonly found in older polar bears.
Are there any indoor exhibits at the EcoTarium?
New Indoor Exhibits at the EcoTarium! 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.
What was the name of the polar bear that died?
On June 13, 2011, Kenda the Polar Bear, a mainstay at the museum, died after developing kidney disease, a degenerative disease commonly found in older polar bears. After a steep decline in her health, the museum made the decision to euthanize Kenda.
How does the symbolic adoption program work at the EcoTarium?
This symbolic adoption program is an opportunity to give direct financial support to an animal of your choosing to help maintain their health and welfare here at the EcoTarium. Your donation will go towards their food, enrichment, veterinary visits, treats, and so much more.