Open daily for curious minds of all ages!

Admissions & Ticketing

Timed ticketing is not required to visit ECHO. We are open 10 am – 5 pm, seven days a week. You are welcome to continue to purchase tickets online, but you can also do so when arriving at ECHO.

Please note we are closed for the following staff training days and/or holidays:

  • Wednesday, September 14
  • Wednesday, October 12
  • Wednesday, November 9
  • Thursday, November 24
  • Saturday – Sunday, December 24-25
  • Wednesday, January 11
  • Wednesday, February 8
  • Wednesday, March 8

Masks are optional and are no longer required inside the museum. We support those guests who prefer to wear masks for extra protection.

Photo Policy

ECHO staff often take photographs of visitors to use for marketing or promotional purposes. If you do not wish to have your picture taken, please inform our front desk staff or the staff photographer at that time. 
 
ECHO encourages all visitors to take casual photographs of the museum for personal use unless otherwise noted by staff or signage. Please tag us on social media. All commercial photography and videography is prohibited unless arranged in advance with the Development and Communications Department. Thank you.

New to ECHO? Make you sure checkout:

  • All new Awesome Forces and Engineer It permanent exhibits on the upper floor
  • Champ Lane Early Learning Exhibit
  • Guardians of the Great Outdoors Special Exhibit. Open September 24 through January 16.
  • Aquaria and animal exhibits on main and upper levels
  • Daily animal demos at 11 am and 2 pm
  • Engineer It Tinkering Bench with facilitated hands-on science activities
  • Lake Champlain Basin Program Resource Room
  • 3D science and nature movies in the Northfield Savings Bank Theater
  • Energy Commons outdoor art and science exhibits
  • Outdoor deck
  • Museum Store (in person and online)
  • Champ Cafe (inside) and Champ’s Legendary Creemee Stand (outside, open mid-May through mid-October)
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