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Audubon Zoo

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Open today: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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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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Hours Today: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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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 yesterday via mobile

The Audubon Zoo has been around for many years. It has changed many times over the years. It is a worthwhile trip to take the family and spend the day. There is lots to see and do. Visit in the fall when the weather is...More

Thank Leonie M
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We love all that Audubon offers. We are members, so we get to visit all locations all year round. My children love watching animals, fish and bugs. The zoo, in addition to the wonderful enclosures and Wild animals also offers the “Cool Zoo” during the...More

Thank Kathryn B
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great zoo for individuals and family. We have driven from a neighboring state frequently for years to enjoy the natural experiences of this zoo. The animals are unique and fun to watch. The environment is safe and staff are amazing.

Thank Constance B
Reviewed 2 days ago

Having visited NOLA many times before - taking my infant this time as a new experience so needed some family experiences. I highly recommend this zoo as all the animals are well looked after and gives the feel that they are actually in their own...More

Thank Emma-Louise S
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It rained which was not a bad thing. Not a hard rain. The temp was great not too humid and the sun wasn't beaming down on us

Thank North p
Annie K, Manager at Audubon Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi North p - Thank you for your feedback!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited the zoo last week. I do not think i can recommend the zoo in the summertime. Its too hot for animals to be out. Plus, there is quite a bit of construction going on and several exhibits were closed. This might be fun...More

Thank DBS78640
Reviewed 1 week ago

We got off the cable car to see Audubon Park and after walking through the park saw the zoo across the street had plenty of time so we decided to go in. Well worth, very nice exhibits and grounds. Not if you are a Audubon...More

1  Thank msmacher
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's been over 20 years since my last visit. I took my 9 yr olds today. They had a blast. It's a big place, awesome exibits. My favorite was the section dedicated to Mayan culture and wild life. My daughter loved the gator swamp. My...More

1  Thank ladylapoet
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my second time at this zoo and it was as great as I remember. While there we got to see a Sea Lion birthday party. It was awesome.

1  Thank MaryEl W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The aquarium was really clean, very happy fishes. The Penguins, though... Oh my gosh. We did the backstage penguin pass and had a one on one encounter with Elmyr. We learned a TON about penguins in the wild and in captivity, and it was by...More

1  Thank Dionne R
Annie K, Manager at Audubon Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Dionne R - Thanks for your feedback! We are so happy that you all enjoyed your Penguin Pass Experience!

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Uptown / Carrollton
Very much their own self sufficient unit within the
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
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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.
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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.