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Located on the Burlington waterfront in northern Vermont at the Leahy Center for Lake Champlain Activities, the ECHO Lake Aquarium and Science Center is home to a variety of animals, including more than 70 species of amphibians, invertebrates, fish, and reptiles. Established to inspire and educate the public about the ecology, culture, and history of the Lake Champlain Basin, the ECHO Lake Aquarium and Science Center also features a range of significant traveling exhibitions as well as the state-of-the-art multimedia Awesome Forces Theatre. The marine-focused children's museum offers over 100 award-winning hands-on exhibits, like the ever-popular FrogWorld and the saltwater petting tank, along with a variety of educational and interactive family-friendly activities and daily animal encounters. The museum also has an ecology-themed café that serves light meals and drinks, an eclectic gift shop that sells aquarium-related gifts, souvenirs, and items, the Lake Champlain Navy Memorial, and the University of Vermont research vessel Melosira, which offers exhibits and cruises.
1 College St, Burlington, VT 05401, Phone: 802-864-1848
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