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Audubon Nature Institute 2019 Fall/Winter Schedule Begins

Tuesday-through-Sunday schedule begins September 10

Summer is winding down, and that means changes are coming to Audubon Nature Institute's schedule.

Fall/Winter Schedule
All attractions (except Audubon Louisiana Nature Center) are closed on Mondays beginning Monday, September 9 through the end of February. These Audubon attractions will resume a seven-days-a-week schedule in March. The following excludes special holiday openings: the Monday before Thanksgiving, November 25; Monday, December 23; New Year's Eve, December 31; Martin Luther King Day, January 20; and Lundi Gras, February 24.

Cool Zoo/Gator Run Water Park
Cool Zoo and the Gator Run lazy river are open August 31 through September 2 for the Labor Day weekend before closing for the fall and winter. Both will reopen in the spring.

Audubon Zoo
Open Tuesday through Friday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Open Saturday and Sunday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Audubon Aquarium of the Americas and Entergy Giant Screen Theater
Open Tuesday through Sunday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium
Open Tuesday through Sunday 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Audubon Louisiana Nature Center
Walking Trails open Monday through Sunday 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Interpretive Center open Wednesday through Sunday 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Catch Attack of the Bloodsuckers! before it leaves Audubon Louisiana Nature Center on Sunday, September 1. This kid-friendly exhibition examines the what, why, when, and how of mosquitoes, fleas, ticks, and other parasites. Learn why bloodsuckers are important to the ecosystem and how to keep them out of your system.

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


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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 Species Survival Center, Woldenberg Riverfront Park and Audubon Wilderness Park. Ron Forman is President and CEO of Audubon Nature Institute.