New Orleans has totally surprised me.
A city that is mainly known for its festivals, food and partying is actually one of the most family friendly places we have visited in a long time.
The aquarium is located along the river walk. It is literally a ten-minute walk from our hotel, Maison Dupuy, which is in the French Quarters. Loved the fact that we didn’t have to take taxis to get here.
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Photo Tour of Audubon Aquarium of the Americas New Orleans
The aquarium has amazing exhibits and interactive fun stations, with different tanks all over the place.
How about being lunch for a very big shark?
The Amazon – go deep and see what you’ll find
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Some weird, ancient fish – most likely
The Maya Exhibit – fish from Central American Region with Maya ruins
The Main Tank – walking under it
How about petting a sting ray and feeding it too?
Or just being silly
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Information About Visiting Audubon Aquarium of the Americas
The aquarium is closed on Mondays, but Tuesday through Sunday stays open 10 – 5 pm.
There are tons of packages to enjoy
Regular General Admission
$23.95 Adult Admission
$17.95 Child (2 -12) Admission
$18.95 Senior (65+) Admission
Aquarium and IMAX experience
$28.95 Adult Admission
$22.95 Child (2 -12) Admission
$22.95 Senior (65+) Admission
The Entergy IMAX® Theatre ticket is valid for one movie on first-come, first-served availability. Tickets may be purchased in advance and used the day of your visit.
Audubon Experience Package
$41.95 Adult Admission
$29.95 Child (2 -12) Admission
$29.95 Senior (65+) Admission
This one includes a visit to Audubon Zoo, Audubon Aquarium of the Americas, Entergy IMAX® Theatre and Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium. The Audubon Experience package includes one visit to each facility. The packages are valid for 30 consecutive days starting with your first visit. The IMAX® ticket is valid for one movie on first-come, first-served availability. Tickets may be purchased in advance and used the day of your visit.
Last Updated on August 18, 2023