The Tinkering Turtle

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The Tinkering Turtle Is Now Open!
210 College Street, Suite 110, Burlington, VT 05401
Phone: (802) 391-8699
Hours: 10 am-5 pm daily, except closed Tuesdays

Come one, come all, to The Tinkering Turtle by ECHO and Vermont Teddy Bear located at 210 College Street in Burlington. Families enjoy a unique selection of hands-on STEM toys, games, puzzles, and signature brands like Fat Brain, eeboo, and Melissa & Doug. And only in Burlington — visit Vermont Teddy Bear’s Design Studio to create your very own custom, one-of-a-kind classic. From selecting the fur color of each part to assembling the joints, placing the heart, and filling the stuffing, this extra loveable Teddy Bear is made for you by you. Shop local and feel good knowing all proceeds go to supporting science education and ECHO, Vermont’s science and nature museum!

ECHO’s Museum Store will also continue to be open daily!
Take ECHO’s hands-on discovery home with you! Our Museum Toy + Gift Store carries a wide variety of educational toys, kits, and name brand toys such as DJECO, Eeboo, Melissa and Doug, and Green Toys. All purchases support our educational mission — to inspire and engage families in the joy of scientific discovery, wonder of nature, and care of Lake Champlain.

exterior of The Tinkering Turtle building and photo of a store employee smiling while putting a dragon and champ stuffy on toy store shelves.
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