Vermont's science and nature museum on the Burlington waterfront is open daily. The museum's mission is to inspire and engage families in the joy of scientific discovery, the wonder of nature and care of Lake Champlain. Discover over 100 interactive family experiences, 70 live species of fish, reptiles, and amphibians, seasonal changing exhibits, and the Northfield Savings Bank immersive 3D Theater. Stop in for science play with climbing, splashing, sliding, and veterinary role playing in Champ Lane, ECHO’s Early Learning Exhibit.
Make sure you check out ECHO's newest permanent and highly interactive science exhibits, Awesome Forces and Engineer It. Visitors of all ages tackle daily engineering challenges at the tinkering bench and test zones as well as delight in discovering the amazing processes that have shaped the Lake Champlain Basin and the Earth. Watch water freeze, enter a tornado's vortex, test aerodynamics. Also shop the Museum Store for toys, apparel, science kits, and products that celebrate Lake Champlain's very own sea monster, Champ.