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Johnny Morris' Wonders of Wildlife National Museum and Aquarium

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WOW is a must see

It is hard to convey the magnitude of this attraction. Thousands of sea and fresh water fish and... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Springfield, Missouri
Awesome Adventure!

Awesome displays of wildlife and outstanding aquamarine exhibits! Perfect place for family... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Springfield, Missouri
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Johnny Morris’ Wonders of Wildlife National Museum and Aquarium is the largest immersive wildlife attraction in the world. Explore a 1.5-million-gallon aquarium adventure showcasing 35,000 live fish, mammals, reptiles and birds and a wildlife museum...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
500 W Sunshine St, Springfield, MO 65807-2436
+1 888-222-6060
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Reviewed 2 days ago

It is hard to convey the magnitude of this attraction. Thousands of sea and fresh water fish and creatures. The wildlife section has many kinds of taxidermy animals. This is a great experience for families and school fieldtrips.

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Awesome displays of wildlife and outstanding aquamarine exhibits! Perfect place for family enjoyment and education!

Thank POLO47
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Entrance fee was reasonable. Displays are amazing. Plan for at least 2 hours to see everything. Nicely laid out and you’ve not seen anything like this!

Thank glendao67
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

HUGE! Plan on a couple hours (if not more- plenty of places to sit and take in your surroundings) for the aquarium. Lots of animals (not just fish), a great section about Missouri aquatic animals, and really well-designed exhibits. Two great "touch" experiences with rays...More

Thank mandym551
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This really is a fantastic museum and aquarium. Allow at least 3 hours to see this museum. We spent about 2 hours in the museum, had lunch at Hemingways in the Bass pro Shop and then went into the aquarium, where we spent an hour...More

Thank normh866
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Amazing place ALTHOUGH it is (and I ask with kindness) that I and my guests were the only one's who feels it is way dark inside and without signs or helpful arrows got terribly lost in there? Seriously. Didn't expect that. Before any reader assumptions,...More

Thank Terri L
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Plan to spend all day!! The Aquarium is amazing and has way more than we expected. Take your time and see fish from around the world. Plan to spend at least 3 hours in the Aquarium and the Wildlife Museum is another 1 or 2...More

Thank Ozarkhound
Reviewed 5 days ago

The aquarium is awesome and diving with the sharks was such a fun experience! The staff is wonderful, helpful and friendly! The experience is so much fun, and the training is easy to understand before the dive starts. All the equipment is top notch! Would...More

Thank Jdilly2
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This aquarium is huge!!!! It does involve a lot of walking. But it is definitely worth it. Our kids were so great full getting to experience this place. The Goliath Grouper was probably the favorite because of there size. We will definitely stop by again.

Thank SteveO82
Reviewed 1 week ago

Bass Pro gives free electric scooters to shop and spend money, for museum they charge $40 to enter and if you are disabled and need a scooter you are charged another $20, they give wheelchairs free, but I am traveling alone, I can’t push a...More

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ShelbyS831, Guest Relations Manager at Johnny Morris' Wonders of Wildlife National Museum and Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Carl, Thank you for your review. Our guest services team would like to speak with you further about your experience. Would you mind sending us an email with your contact information to info@wondersofwildlife.org so we can reach out to you directly?

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Kathy B
October 19, 2018|
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Response from PatriciaCoughlin | Reviewed this property |
It depends on the child's interest in seeing new things. There are areas for them to play under and around some of the displays. The petting pool is also a great interest for little ones.
June 18, 2018|
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Response from Emduc | Reviewed this property |
There is a cafe inside but I am not sure about bringing in food. Since it is a museum as well I don’t think they would allow food.
jean p
April 16, 2018|
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Response from Michael V | Reviewed this property |
Companion = family, for parents with little kids? Yes, in the main lobby of Bass Pro.. hand stamp to “leave” WOW - you’ll stay under the same roof... the team working there can point you to the restroom.