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Beginning in 2017, your Aquarium experience includes one nature documentary movie at Entergy Giant Screen Theater, the largest screen in the Gulf South. Enjoy the wonders of nature through a variety of 3D giant screen features, including a digital projection system and state of the art Dolby Atmos multidimensional sound. This is valid on the same day as your Aquarium visit.
Choose from the following options for your visit to Audubon Nature Institute’s family of museums. Choose just one attraction to visit, or save with combination packages to two or more attractions.
Audubon Zoo Considered one of the best zoos in the country, Audubon Zoo features a variety of exhibits with local and exotic animals. Delve into Cajun culture at the acclaimed Louisiana Swamp Exhibit, which explores how interactions between the Cajun people and swamp wildlife shaped Louisiana’s distinct culture. Feed a giraffe and check out monkeys and zebras at the African Savanna exhibit. At the Asian Domain you can visit the elephants, sun bears, white tiger, and a growing family of babirusas (a wild pig native to Indonesia). Check the schedule to find out when the animals are munching on meals during daily feedings. The zoo is located in historic district of Uptown New Orleans.
Audubon Aquarium of the Americas Dive into the underwater world at the Audubon Aquarium of the Americas, located on the banks of the Mississippi River next to the French Quarter. Giggle at the antics of the aquarium’s two species of penguins as you watch them waddle around, or gobble up food during morning or afternoon feedings. Walk through a tunnel where the colorful fish of a Caribbean reef flit around you. Then see the Gulf of Mexico exhibit’s 400,000 gallon tank with sharks, rays and a tarpon, a fish that can measure up to eight feet (2.5m) long! Keep an eye out for sea turtles, many of them are being rehabilitated for release back into the wild as part of the aquarium’s conservation programs.
Your aquarium experience includes one nature documentary movie at Entergy Giant Screen Theater, the largest screen in the Gulf South. Enjoy the wonders of nature through a variety of 3D giant screen features, including a 4k digital projection system and state of the art Dolby Atmos multidimensional sound. Valid on same day as aquarium visit.
Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium On Canal Street, head into North America’s biggest museum devoted to insects and their relatives at Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium. Shrink to bug size for an interactive experience where you see the world from a bug's perspective. Or enjoy a tranquil Japanese garden where hundreds of butterflies flutter around you, perhaps even landing on your shirt! Budding entomologists can venture into Field Camp, where you identify and classify tropical insects during interactive games in a simulated jungle. Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium was New Orleans’ first major new attraction to open after Hurricane Katrina. Operating hours are 10am-5pm with the last entry permitted at 4:30pm.
Aquarium of the Americas and Audubon Zoo Combined admissions to these two popular attractions for deals. Includes one same day nature documentary movie at Entergy Giant Screen Theater.
Audubon Complete Experience Upgrade to a ticket that includes one low price for admission to four attractions, good for 30 days from first use. Admission is valid for Audubon Zoo, Audubon Aquarium of the Americas, Entergy Giant Screen Theater and Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium.
Entergy Giant Screen Theater (if option selected)
Food and drinks
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
A moderate amount of walking is involved
Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
Audubon Nature Institute
Open at 10am - Tuesday thru Sunday
Spring and Summer Open at 10am - Monday thru Sunday (closing hours vary seasonally)