EcoVivarium

EcoVivarium EcoVivarium is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit Living Museum, an educational outreach organization, and Birthday Party Headquarters! We offer on and offsite educational hands-on programs and parties for all occasions.
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Our Vision is a Community:
Where all students, regardless of age or circumstances, are excited and
enthusiastic about learning. That understands the value, complexity and fragility of the natural world. That combines an understanding of nature with a passion for learning to the
betterment of the individual, the environment and the community as a whole.

Our Vision is a Community:
Where all students, regardless of age or circumstances, are excited and
enthusiastic about learning. That understands the value, complexity and fragility of the natural world. That combines an understanding of nature with a passion for learning to the
betterment of the individual, the environment and the community as a whole.

Payment Options:   Amex Cash Discover Mastercard Visa

Operating as usual

04/03/2021

Heres a little video our manager made on his phone about Ana, our Green Anaconda.

Spring is here and so are warmer temperatures! For many of us that means perfect hiking weather. Please remember, our re...
03/30/2021

Spring is here and so are warmer temperatures! For many of us that means perfect hiking weather. Please remember, our reptile friends also enjoy the warm sunshine. Watch your step, literally, as rattlers will be active too!

Lightening is amazing to see outside - but not when it is a room full of reptiles with brand new lights and heat systems...
03/24/2021

Lightening is amazing to see outside - but not when it is a room full of reptiles with brand new lights and heat systems that were just blown when a circuit was popped and turned back on!!!
Is there an electrician (licensed contractor) that will work with a nonprofit on the charges - we need our building looked at - the repairs will be our expense😫
Please phone us at (760)975-9690 - need help as soon as possible.

Oh my,  what could this be? You'll find out tomorrow on our vlog -  Episode 2 -  Miracles Big & Small!
03/23/2021

Oh my, what could this be? You'll find out tomorrow on our vlog - Episode 2 - Miracles Big & Small!

03/15/2021

Professor Plum's comment on the Monday Morning after Daylight Saving Time...

03/15/2021

Professor Plum's comment on the Monday Morning after Daylight Saving Time...

03/15/2021

Professor Plum's comment on the Monday morning after daylight saving time clocks move forward an hour.

03/15/2021

Professor Plum's comment on the Monday morning after daylight saving time clocks move forward an hour.

03/15/2021

Professor Plum commented on daylight saving time this morning.

03/15/2021

Professor Plum commented on daylight saving time this morning.

Don't you just love a story with a happy ending? Meet Caramel and her new Forever Family! Once abandoned with 2 other ge...
03/11/2021

Don't you just love a story with a happy ending? Meet Caramel and her new Forever Family! Once abandoned with 2 other geckos in a remote rural park, Caramel now has a bright future thanks to her new family thinking Adoption First! We can tell, they will all live happily ever after!

03/11/2021

Looking for something fun to do this Sunday at noon with the entire family!?!
We've had a private tour reschedule their appointment. Call us and grab the last open appointment this weekend - Sunday, March 14th at 12:00 pm.

03/11/2021

Looking for something fun to do this Sunday at noon with the entire family!?!
We've had a private tour reschedule their appointment. Call us and grab the last open appointment this weekend - Sunday, March 14th at 12:00 pm.

03/05/2021
Miracles: Big & Small - Episode 1

Miracles: Big & Small - Episode 1 is finally here! Join us on the first Thursday of each month as we share another miraculous story of survival here at EcoVivarium.

Meet Bebe, the Red Tail Boa. Eleven and half years ago, she was shot thirteen times at point-blank range with a high-power BB gun.Donate to Support Bebe and ...

Join us for our new Vlog mini-series 'Miracles, Big & Small!" Beginning March 4th!
02/28/2021

Join us for our new Vlog mini-series 'Miracles, Big & Small!" Beginning March 4th!

Peek-a-boo, Reptar wants to see you! Call and schedule your private tour now. Call (760)975-9690. Tours offered Thursday...
02/21/2021

Peek-a-boo, Reptar wants to see you! Call and schedule your private tour now. Call (760)975-9690. Tours offered Thursday through Sunday.

02/17/2021
EcoVivarium on Google
01/31/2021
EcoVivarium on Google

EcoVivarium on Google

Chubs the Chuckwalla is waiting patiently for you to come and visit her. Call and schedule your private tour today!

Timeline Photos
01/30/2021

Timeline Photos

If you requested an appointment this week on FB and have not received a reply from us. Please repost your request. We ha...
01/29/2021

If you requested an appointment this week on FB and have not received a reply from us. Please repost your request. We had several requests disappear while we were working through the list Thanks.

Thank you Pam Kragen for the updated news story on EcoVivarium and what has been going on over the past 10+ months in to...
01/24/2021
Reptile museum EcoVivarium barely hangs on in pandemic

Thank you Pam Kragen for the updated news story on EcoVivarium and what has been going on over the past 10+ months in today's Union-Tribune!.

Founder of Escondido nonprofit vows to carry on, since the creatures it rescues have nowhere else to go

I've been hanging here forever, just waiting to see you again! Why not call and schedule a private tour? (760)975-9690
01/22/2021

I've been hanging here forever, just waiting to see you again! Why not call and schedule a private tour? (760)975-9690

Take a walk on the wild side! Call to schedule your private family tour (760)975-9690.
01/20/2021

Take a walk on the wild side! Call to schedule your private family tour (760)975-9690.

Seems like forever since I've seen you! Let's change that, call (760)975-9690 to schedule your private tour.
01/19/2021

Seems like forever since I've seen you! Let's change that, call (760)975-9690 to schedule your private tour.

Chai want quite ready to rise and shine this morning, lol.
01/13/2021

Chai want quite ready to rise and shine this morning, lol.

Chance wanted to remind you - It's National Bubble Bath Day!  Hope you enjoy your bubbles as much as Chance did!
01/09/2021

Chance wanted to remind you - It's National Bubble Bath Day! Hope you enjoy your bubbles as much as Chance did!

Well, it looks like Pepper partied a bit too much last night! Guess I'll let him sleep it off under his baking lights th...
01/01/2021

Well, it looks like Pepper partied a bit too much last night! Guess I'll let him sleep it off under his baking lights this morning!
Happy New Year everyone!
Thank you all for your continued support. We wish you good health and prosperity for 2021! Please come visit us for 2021 thru private family tours. .

Chompers is serving as head of  Security for the Animal Ambassadors "2020 Send Off Bash" tonight.  Hopefully,  he'll kee...
01/01/2021

Chompers is serving as head of Security for the Animal Ambassadors "2020 Send Off Bash" tonight. Hopefully, he'll keep them from getting too wild!
I hope when I get in tomorrow morning there isn't too much of a mess to clean up.

Wishing you all a Happy & Healthy 2021!

We're Still Here!
12/31/2020
We're Still Here!

We're Still Here!

Find out what's new... December 31, 2020 2020 - A Lesson in Adaptation Just like many of our Animal Ambassador species in the wild, we have found ourselves having to adapt quickly to a new way of life

12/30/2020
12/23/2020
12/11/2020

Please feel free to follow us on our Instagram at Ecovivarium, and also please join us in following our ambassador Ed the Galapagos Tortoise at galapagosed on Instagram!

They are great ways to keep up with all your favorite animal friends!

Thank you for all of your support!

12/11/2020

Good morning from EcoVivarium!

12/09/2020

Address

641 E Pennsylvania Ave
Escondido, CA
92025

General information

EcoVivarium provides hands-on educational encounters with amazing reptiles, amphibians and select arthropods in a variety of settings including: Parties & Special Events, Classroom & Assembly Programs, Corporate Picnics & Specialty Events, Community Events, Educational Venues, and Expos.

Opening Hours

Wednesday 11:00 - 16:00
Thursday 10:00 - 16:00
Friday 11:00 - 16:00
Saturday 10:00 - 16:00
Sunday 10:00 - 15:00

Telephone

+1 760-975-9690

Products

All Events are hands-on interactive programs
*Party Programs for Birthdays and Special Occasions
*Corporate Events
*Classroom Educational Programs
*Assembly Programs (have limited hands-on interaction)
*Mobile Zoo Events - We bring a full crew and lots of animals for you and your guests to meet and greet! Great for corporate events, expos, large parties and fundraisers!

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Our Story

Living Museum exclusively featuring reptiles, amphibians and arthropods. We offer numerous hands-on experiences with our Animal Ambassadors throughout your visit. Come see what makes EcoVivarium the best thing to do in Escondido, CA!

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Comments

Happy Pet Day
Thank you Susan for sharing your Museum and creatures with us! Our patients and friends had an amazing time and read a lot!
Thank you EcoVivarium and Escondido Public Library for your reading with dragons program! My kids loved it!!
Thanks to the Coast News for the wonderful article! Share this with everyone you know! Looking forward to seeing you all soon!
Good morning - did you find Lemony Snicket?
I am the Activity Director for Felicita Vida Senior Living and I just brought my residents there for a docent interactive tour. we LOVED it! thank you so much for all the time you spent with us, we truly enjoyed ourselves. We found out it's never to late to learn new things :-)
Our fun and educational day at the El Cajon Library. Thank you EcoVivarium for coming out. We had a Great time!!
We had so much fun! Thank you!
What's black and white and colorful all over? It's Pepper, hanging out with campers during a coloring break!
Thank you for hosting my husband and I back in January. We had a fantastic time! Check out our recent review of the museum. We love it!