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Tip for Your Aquarium Trip
Exciting changes are coming to the Aquarium and our directional signage is getting a makeover, so please bear with us!
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The Jelly Gallery at the Aquarium is home to eight specially-designed jellyfish exhibits called Kriesels. A Kreisel is a cornerless exhibit with circular water flow. Named after the German word for carousel, it’s designed to keep the jellies in the center of the exhibit and away from the walls. In the wild, jellyfish spend most of their time in open water and their soft bodies are easily injured by bumping into corners and solid objects.
A quick tip for all you beach-goers: Audubon Aquarists have found vinegar to be the best way to stop the pain from a jellyfish sting. If you want to appreciate jellyfish from a safe distance, visit our Jelly Gallery!
Aquarium Visitor Info
Audubon Aquarium of the Americas Hours
Audubon Experience Package
$41.95 Adult Admission
$29.95 Child (2 -12) Admission
$29.95 Senior (65+) Admission
Our best value! Visit Audubon Zoo, Audubon Aquarium of the Americas, Entergy IMAX® Theatre and Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium for one low price. The Audubon Experience package includes one visit to each facility. Audubon Experience 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. Our attractions are open Tuesday through Sunday.
Audubon Aquarium of the Americas General Admission
$23.95 Adult Admission
$17.95 Child (2 -12) Admission
$18.95 Senior (65+) Admission
Free for Audubon Members
Backstage Penguin Pass
Go behind the scenes at Audubon Aquarium of the Americas for an up-close encounter with an endangered African penguin. This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for an intimate, hands-on experience with a penguin in Audubon’s private penguin encounter. Advance tickets recommended. Read More.
Aquarium and IMAX® Combo
$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.
Discounted admission for youth groups of 10 or more and group lunches for 20 or more. Exciting, educational and entertaining trips at economical rates are available with advance reservations at the Zoo, Aquarium, Butterfly Garden and Insectarium, and IMAX®. To make your reservations or for more information please read more online, or call us at (504) 581-4629 or 1-800-774-7394, Monday through Friday from 10am to 4pm.
Plan Your Visit
Shopping and Dining
The perfect souvenir awaits! Choose a uniquely New Orleans item or a fishy favorite.