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Driving and Parking
Visit Audubon Aquarium of the Americas
Audubon Aquarium of the Americas is located in Downtown New Orleans where Canal Street meets the Mississippi River.
#1 Canal St
New Orleans, LA
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Directions from the West
From Interstate 10 East, exit at Poydras Street (#234B). Continue on Poydras approximately 1 mile. Turn left on S. Peters Street. Turn right on Canal Street. The Aquarium and IMAX® are located at the foot of Canal Street at the Mississippi River.
Directions from the East
From Interstate 10 West, exit at Canal/Superdome (#235B) turning right onto Canal. The Aquarium and IMAX® are located at the foot of Canal Street at the Mississippi River.
Self-parking is $5 off at the JAX Brewery Parking Lot, Sugar Parking Lot, Badine Parking Lot and Canal Place Parking Garage.
At the Hilton Whale Wall Lot and World Trade Center, self-parking up to 6 hours is $8 with validation. Over 6 hours, regular rates apply.
Parking tickets must be validated at the Aquarium, IMAX® or Butterfly Garden and Insectarium to receive the parking discount.
Street addresses of the participating parking lots:
|JAX Brewery Parking Lot||311 Conti Street, New Orleans, LA 70130|
|Canal Place Parking Garage||100 Rue Iberville St., New Orleans, LA 70130|
|Badine Parking Lot||111 Rue Iberville St., New Orleans, LA 70130|
|Sugar Parking Lot||100 Conti St., New Orleans, LA 70130|
|World Trade Center||2 Poydras Street, New Orleans, LA 70130|
|Hilton Whale Wall Lot||728 Convention Center Blvd, New Orleans, LA 70130|
Not all Central Parking locations are included in the discounted parking program.
Metered parking is available. Please read the posted signs carefully as parking rules vary throughout the city.
Aquarium Visitor Info
Tue - Sun | 10am - 5pm
**Exciting changes are happening at Audubon Aquarium! Although the Caribbean Tunnel is temporarily closed during construction, guests can grab a sneak peek of the progress through specially-designed viewing portholes. Experience the tunnel’s stunning transformation this January!
$44.50 Adult Admission
$25.00 Child (2 -12) Admission
$31.50 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 14 consecutive days starting with your first visit. Our attractions are open Tuesday through Sunday and select holiday Mondays.
$22.50 Adult Admission
$16.00 Child (2 -12) Admission
$17.00 Senior (65+) Admission
Free for Audubon Members
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.
$29.00 Adult Admission
$23.00 Child (2 -12) Admission
$23.00 Senior (65+) Admission
Discounted admission for 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 call (504) 581-4629 or 1-800-774-7394, Monday through Friday from 10 am to 4 pm.