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ECHO Leahy Center for Lake Champlain, Burlington
(3.1/5 based on 400+ reviews on the web)
Home to more than 70 species of amphibians, reptiles, and fish, ECHO Leahy Center for Lake Champlain will give you an engaging education about the Lake Champlain Basin. Head into the action lab to build virtual mountains, lakes, and rivers with your hands, then take a virtual tour of Lake Champlain's most prominent features. In other exhibits, view displays containing lake inhabitants, such as frogs, snakes, turtles, and big fish, such as sturgeons. Make sure you check the schedule for the theater; films focus on topics such as species that inhabit the lake and surrounding area and Native American tribes indigenous to the region. Before you leave, look over the natural science-themed games and toys in the gift shop. Purchases here support the center's mission of preserving and educating people about Lake Champlain Basin. Plan to visit ECHO Leahy Center for Lake Champlain and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Burlington attractions using our Burlington tourist route planner.
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  • This was more of a science center than an aquarium like we thought it was going to be, but we still enjoyed ourselves none the less. Well kept and friendly staff. This would be an ideal afternoon for ...  more »
  • My girlfriend and I came here for the afternoon while in Burlington. Very fun and informative! A blast! We loved the turtles. Be sure you visit the National Geographic theatre for a quick movie as wel...  more »
  • Enjoyed many of the features, but much of the facility is set up to engage the younger visitor. Our 16 year old granddaughter humored her grandparents by not complaining. It is a little expensive for ...  more »