Audubon Nature Institute 2018 Fall/Winter Schedule Begins
Tuesday-through-Sunday schedule begins September 11
- Front GateAudubon Zoo, a facility of Audubon Nature Institute, New Orleans, Louisiana.
- Gulf of Mexico ExhibitThe Gulf of Mexico exhibit at Audubon Aquarium of the Americas on December 12, 2014.
- Washed AshoreWashed Ashore Lands at Audubon Aquarium
- Mandrill BabyWith a helping hand from the Zoo’s animal care team, a newborn mandrill and her parents are settling in nicely inside their World of Primates habitat.
- Butterfly GardenThe butterfly garden at Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium on December 18, 2014. Photography by Rusty Costanza, Digital Roux Photography.
- Audubon Butterfly Garden and InsectariumAudubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium on December 18, 2014. Photography by Rusty Costanza, Digital Roux Photography.
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 be open Saturday, September 1, Sunday, September 2 and Labor Day, September 3, before closing for the 2018 season.
Beginning September 10, 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 19; New Year's Eve, December 31; Martin Luther King Day, January 21; and Lundi Gras, March 4.
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. Tuesday through Sunday.
Audubon attractions will resume a seven-days-a-week schedule in March.
Cool Zoo and the Gator Run lazy river will be open September 2 through September 4 for the Labor Day weekend before closing 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 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 Species Survival Center, Woldenberg Riverfront Park and Audubon Wilderness Park. Ron Forman is President and CEO of Audubon Nature Institute.