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Audubon Nature Institute 2017 Fall/Winter Schedule

Tuesday-through-Sunday schedule begins Sept. 11

Summer is winding down and that means changes are coming to Audubon Nature Institute's schedule, including Cool Zoo/Gator Run water park, which will close for the season after Labor Day on Monday, September 4.

Beginning September 11, Audubon Zoo, Audubon Aquarium of the Americas, Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium and Entergy Giant Screen Theater will be closed on Mondays through the end of February excluding special holiday openings the Monday before Thanksgiving, November 20; New Year's Day, January 1; Martin Luther King Day, January 15; and Lundi Gras, February 12. 

Audubon Zoo will be open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday to Friday through February. Operating hours at the Aquarium and Entergy Giant Screen Theater will remain 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday. Insectarium operating hours will remain 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Audubon will resume a seven-days-a-week schedule in March.

Cool Zoo and the Gator Run lazy river will be open the weekend of August 26 and 27 and September 2 through 4 for the Labor Day weekend before the water park closes for the fall and winter. The water park will reopen in the spring.

For more information on Audubon fall/winter schedules, click here.

Audubon Nature Institute

Audubon Nature Institute operates a family of museums, parks and research facilities dedicated to celebrating the wonders of nature. Through innovative live animal exhibits, education programs, and scientific discovery, Audubon makes a meaningful contribution to preserving wildlife for the future. Audubon Nature Institute flagships include Audubon Park, Audubon Zoo, Audubon Aquarium of the Americas, Entergy Giant Screen Theater, Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium, Audubon Louisiana Nature Center, Freeport-McMoRan Audubon Special Survival Center, Woldenberg Riverfront Park and Audubon Wilderness Park. Ron Forman is President and CEO of Audubon Nature Institute.