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EcoVivarium

EcoVivarium EcoVivarium is a nonprofit educational Living Museum, and Reptile Sanctuary EcoVivarium is a nonprofit living museum located in Escondido, California.

Visit with our LIVE reptiles, amphibians, and arthropods! Hands-on encounters with reptiles on every tour! We are open to the public on Saturday and Sunday from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. Wednesday through Friday we are open for educational field trips, and private tours from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. Field Trips must be reserved in advance. Private tours are offered Wednesday through Sunday during normal hou

rs by advance reservation ONLY. Having a Party? - Invite EcoVivarium to join you and your guests for once-in-a-lifetime hands-on interaction with our amazing Reptile and Arthropods Animal Ambassadors! Call us today to book your Party Reservation. Educational programs are available at your location throughout Southern California. Need more information - call us at (760)-975-9690 or check out our website www.EcoVivarium.org

Operating as usual

12/31/2022

Happy Noon Year! Celebrating at The Plunge with San Diego Moms!

12/31/2022

Fun with San Diego Moms Noon-Year Celebration at the Plunge!

Harley, now called Rocky, got adopted today! We are so excited for Owen and Travis. We hope you love Rocky as much as we...
12/31/2022

Harley, now called Rocky, got adopted today! We are so excited for Owen and Travis. We hope you love Rocky as much as we do.

We are open New Years Week!
12/29/2022

We are open New Years Week!

Someone is having a bad shed day!
12/28/2022

Someone is having a bad shed day!

Happy Holidays!
12/25/2022

Happy Holidays!

Cute animals!
12/24/2022

Cute animals!

Give the perfect gift this season and get gift card from EcoVivarium! Experience reptiles with a birthday party, tour, m...
12/24/2022

Give the perfect gift this season and get gift card from EcoVivarium! Experience reptiles with a birthday party, tour, membership, and more!

Give the perfect gift this season get gift card for EcoVivarium! Experience reptiles with a birthday party, tour, member...
12/23/2022

Give the perfect gift this season get gift card for EcoVivarium! Experience reptiles with a birthday party, tour, membership, and more!

Twins!
12/22/2022

Twins!

Attention Last-Minute Shoppers - We have you covered!
12/22/2022

Attention Last-Minute Shoppers - We have you covered!

Don’t forget we are open tomorrow!
12/22/2022

Don’t forget we are open tomorrow!

12/21/2022

Desert Hairy Scorpion eating breakfast at EcoVivarium!

12/21/2022

Lady is a grumpy old lady today. She is 21-22 years old so that’s understandable.

Don’t forget we are open this week!
12/21/2022

Don’t forget we are open this week!

Hank is getting a sun bath before a birthday party!
12/18/2022

Hank is getting a sun bath before a birthday party!

We got a new shop vacuum thanks to a family donation. We are so thankful to all of you who thought of us! We also got a ...
12/18/2022

We got a new shop vacuum thanks to a family donation. We are so thankful to all of you who thought of us!

We also got a new mini shop vacuum from Cathy, our valued volunteer and Ed the Galapagos Tortoise’s aunt.

Voldemort got adopted! Congratulations Justin and Nikowa.
12/18/2022

Voldemort got adopted! Congratulations Justin and Nikowa.

Vaughn and Martha adopted Quinn today! We love making families complete. We have lots of Leopard Geckos, Red Ear Sliders...
12/17/2022

Vaughn and Martha adopted Quinn today!

We love making families complete. We have lots of Leopard Geckos, Red Ear Sliders, Crested Geckos, a Russian Tortoise, a Corn Snake, and Ball Pythons for adoption.

Call if you are interested in adopting a reptile. (760)975-9690

12/16/2022

Please help us purchase a new shop vacuum! Without a shop vacuum some of our animals’ waters cannot be cleaned!

Donate at Ecovivarium.org.

If you would like to purchase a shop vacuum please call (760)975-9690.

12/15/2022

The Veterinary Specialty Hospital needs animal blood donors. Your animal will be compensated for their time. Help to save another animal in need!

Contact the Veterinary Specialty Hospital if interested.
858–875–7500
10435 Sorrento Valley Rd. #100, San Diego, California, 92121
ethosvet.com

Requirements

Canine Donors
- overall good health
-between the ages of one and seven years
-A healthy weight of over 55 pounds
-Have a friendly disposition
-Receive monthly flea tick and heartworm prevention

Feline donors
-Overall good health
-between the ages of one and seven years
-healthy weight of over 10 pounds
-A friendly disposition
-Indoor only
-Received monthly flea prevention

A very pretty Chorus frog!
12/14/2022

A very pretty Chorus frog!

12/14/2022

Steve will steal your heart and your bugs.

12/14/2022

Harry our oldest chameleon has a bite to eat.

12/14/2022

We are feeding our baby iguana, Sally!

Danger noodle!
12/14/2022

Danger noodle!

Our animal ambassadors are talented in so many ways!  🐢
12/10/2022

Our animal ambassadors are talented in so many ways!

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Bebe or cinnamon roll? I can’t tell. See if you can figure it out by visiting Bebe at EcoVivarium, Friday-Sunday.       ...
12/09/2022

Bebe or cinnamon roll? I can’t tell. See if you can figure it out by visiting Bebe at EcoVivarium, Friday-Sunday.

Help us save more animals! Donate to EcoVivarium.org today!
12/09/2022

Help us save more animals! Donate to EcoVivarium.org today!

Whether you’ve been naughty or nice you can still come visit EcoVivarium, Friday - Sunday! We are open from 10-4 for wal...
12/08/2022

Whether you’ve been naughty or nice you can still come visit EcoVivarium, Friday - Sunday! We are open from 10-4 for walk-in tours.

Help us save animals in need by donating to EcoVivarium.org
12/08/2022

Help us save animals in need by donating to EcoVivarium.org

Help us save more animals! We are getting calls everyday to take in animals. We can only take them in with your help! Do...
12/08/2022

Help us save more animals! We are getting calls everyday to take in animals. We can only take them in with your help! Don’t let animals be homeless on Christmas. They need you.

Donate at EcoVivarium.org

No need to worry about your pet being home alone for Christmas. We board reptiles! No, need to bring the enclosure in we...
12/08/2022

No need to worry about your pet being home alone for Christmas.

We board reptiles!

No, need to bring the enclosure in we have you covered. Just call and learn more about the boarding process today.

Enclosures are returnable. Animals are family! Please do your research before adopting a pet this holiday season. We sug...
12/08/2022

Enclosures are returnable. Animals are family!

Please do your research before adopting a pet this holiday season. We suggest that the enclosure is the gift and you learn about the animal as a family. These reptiles need specialized care. It is important to know what they need before taking a new family member home.

Help us take in homeless animals! Animal abandonment is on the rise and we need your help to save them. Please consider ...
12/08/2022

Help us take in homeless animals! Animal abandonment is on the rise and we need your help to save them. Please consider donating to EcoVivarium.org today.

Come visit us this Holiday Break!
12/07/2022

Come visit us this Holiday Break!

You know the dinner time rule our parents always used to tell us? “Don’t play with your food!”Well, Daisy doesn’t play b...
12/02/2022

You know the dinner time rule our parents always used to tell us?

“Don’t play with your food!”

Well, Daisy doesn’t play by those rules!



P.s. She sat with that lettuce on her nose for over an hour! 😂

Don’t forget our hours are changing for winter! Come see us December 1st-31st, Friday-Sunday!
11/29/2022

Don’t forget our hours are changing for winter!

Come see us December 1st-31st, Friday-Sunday!

11/29/2022

Happy Giving Tuesday! Thank you Harrah's Resort Southern California for helping us paint our front room! The kids will love it when they come to visit.

Over the years - Close to 700 animals have called EcoVivarium home,  some as a temporary stop to heal and to find a fore...
11/29/2022

Over the years -
Close to 700 animals have called EcoVivarium home, some as a temporary stop to heal and to find a forever family, sadly too many who were loved and cared for in their final days, and today nearly 300 continue to call EcoVivarium home!
Nearly a 1/2 million children have been through our educational programs over the years - some just for fun and for others it turned their future from gangs and crime to becoming a teacher! None of this would have been possible without YOU and your continued support.
You changed lives for the better through your support!
We humbly ask as another Giving Tuesday and Holiday Season is upon us, that you continue to support the mission of Engaging, Inspiring, and Empowering enriching education opportunities for all and the rescue of our special Animal Ambassadors. https://bit.ly/3VeabRP

Address

641 E Pennsylvania Avenue
Escondido, CA
92025

Opening Hours

Wednesday 12pm - 4pm
Friday 11am - 4pm
Saturday 10am - 4pm
Sunday 10am - 3pm

Telephone

+1 760-975-9690

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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!

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