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222 Harrington Way - Worcester, Massachusetts - (508) 929-2700

Experience hands-on exhibits and make new discoveries, indoors and outdoors, at the EcoTarium in Worcester. As New England's leading museum for science and nature, the EcoTarium offers three floors of interactive exhibits, exciting shows in the Alden Digital Planetarium: A National Geographic Theater, daily Science Discovery programs, live animal habitats, nature trails through forest and meadow environments, and unlimited play in the expansive Nature Explore(R) Outdoor Exhibit.

Distance from UMass Chan Center: 1.7 miles

Thanks to 4 Jake’s Sake, your whole family will get in for free!  Get your passes at clinic.

Worcester Art Museum

55 Salisbury St - Worcester, Massachusetts - (508) 799-4406

This central Massachusetts museum houses a collection that includes works by European and American artists as well as Asian, Greek and Roman art.

Distance from UMass Chan Center: 2.9 miles

Escape Games Worcester 

108 Grove St - Worcester, MA – (855) 372-4263

Escape Games Worcester, is a real life, live action escape the room game that offers a fully interactive experience. You & your teammates are locked in a room with a mystery that needs to be solved before your hour is up. Each of our games has a unique & suspenseful storyline, which will be revealed as you & your team explore the room & search for clues.

Distance from UMass Chan Center: 2.8 miles

Bancroft Tower

Bancroft Tower Road, Salisbury Park - Worcester, MA

Bancroft Tower is a 56-foot-high (17 m) natural stone and granite tower, which looks like a miniature feudal castle. It is located in Salisbury Park, in the city of Worcester, Massachusetts. It was erected in 1900, in memory of Worcester native politician, historian, and statesman George Bancroft. The tower was designed by Worcester architects Earle and Fisher. Distance from UMass Chan Center: 3.5 miles

Live Action Escapes 

1 Exchange St, 3rd Floor - Worcester, MA  - (508) 753-1856

GET YOUR FRIENDS & FAMILY TOGETHER TO JOIN THE FUN & EXCITEMENT. You and your teammates will solve a series of puzzles by finding hidden objects. Use your knowledge to figure out the clues, solve the puzzles using communication and teamwork. Great for a Date Night, Bachelor Party, Birthday Party, Graduation, Te