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Audubon Zoo

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Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
New Orleans Audubon Nature Institute Museums Admission
from $23.97*
New Orleans Audubon Nature Institute Museums Admission
from $23.97*
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Located in historic Uptown New Orleans Audubon Zoo offers an exotic mix of animals from around the globe, engaging educational programs, hands-on animal encounters and lush gardens. Unique natural habitat exhibits—such as the award-winning Louisiana...more
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
6500 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70118-4848
Uptown / Carrollton
+1 504-581-4629
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Reviewed today via mobile

This is the second time I have visited the zoo, when I have visited NOLA. I went back because the first time there were quite a few exhibits were closed due to construction when we went almost 2 years ago. This time there was still...More

Thank Lara B
Reviewed today via mobile

We went to the zoo as a 2nd birthday trip for my son. My fiancee and I had not been since the 1990s as kids so we were excited. It was not packed for a Saturday and we loved the swamp area. We cant wait...More

Thank Chelsea C
Reviewed today

The map was confusing, but if you follow the pathways you'll see everything. Very nice exhibits; well maintained.

Thank David B
Reviewed today via mobile

We went on one of the last Summer Tuesdays. The reptile house was closed and that was what we were excited for the most. We wanted to enjoy their candy and consessions but all of those things, except for their dining area and the place...More

Thank Kristen L
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We had a good time and even though it was August, it was shady over most exhibits and so much to see we weren't really uncomfortable. We actually did this first and then went over to the Aquarium to tour it and cool down and...More

Thank Laura D
Reviewed today

A trip to the zoo is always educational and rewarding. Our visit to the New Orleans Audubon was that and more. The animal enclosures and park are well layed out and presented, We had a nice leisure walk and enhanced our knowledge of wildlife. The...More

Thank Brian C
Reviewed today

I have in the last few years become something of a zoo obsessive, in part because of the deep connection I've started feeling to animals. It's a weird thing to develop late in life but it has made the experience of going to the zoo...More

Thank seanmalin
Reviewed today

This was our first time taking our 18 month old and she loved it! We always enjoy coming to the zoo. Wear your comfortable shoes because the zoo is HUGE, there is lots of walking.

Thank Hannah d
Reviewed today via mobile

My family and I had a great time. The little bus tour was nice and informative. The whole place was really great. it was hot when we went but so water is a most.overall it was good

Thank Maritza p
Reviewed today via mobile

Beautiful, loved the orangutans, never realized how beautiful their fur is. Nice size, great location.

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Uptown / Carrollton
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greater metro area, Uptown and Carrollton tone down
the urban edge with a friendly attitude and collegiate
feel. Home to Tulane and Loyola Universities, all the
students living in the area ensure that Uptown and
Carrollton stay youthful, cosmopolitan and vibrantly
fun. Two of the liveliest thoroughfares for nightlife
and socializing (and yes of course more of the city’s
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May 2, 2018|
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Response from bryan s | Reviewed this property |
Yes and scooters
Livy L
May 1, 2018|
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Response from Livy L |
No she doesn't. Could I use my ID? We share a last name.
March 1, 2018|
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Response from Kayla K | Reviewed this property |
I am unsure if they have scooters available, I do know they whole facility is accessible by wheelchair. I wasn’t looking for scooters though. Sorry I couldn’t be more help.