Audubon Nature Institute - Aquarium, Entergy Giant Screen Theater, Insectarium, & Zoo


Walk beneath the vivid Caribbean Reef, marvel at the lush beauty of the Amazon Rainforest and journey the Mississippi River at the Aquarium of the Americas. Penguins, sting rays, sharks and other deep sea creatures await your visit.

The wonders of nature are magnified at the Entergy Giant Screen Theater, where larger-than-life adventures explode with the help of the world's most advanced motion picture technology. Entergy Giant Screen Theater is located next door to Audubon Aquarium of the Americas, with a screen that is 5 ½ stories high and featuring a 4k digital projection system and state-of-the-art Dolby Atmos multidimensional sound.

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One of the country's top-ranked zoos, Audubon Zoo offers an exotic mix of animals from around the globe, engaging natural habitats, lush gardens and resting spots, the mystical Louisiana swamp and hands-on animal encounters. See the unique white alligators. Enjoy Cool Zoo, a wild and wet splash park and lazy river, in the spring and summer!

Open Mon - Fri | 10am - 5pm
Sat & Sun | 10am - 6pm
Closing times vary seasonally.