Audubon Institute Aquarium of the Americas
#1 Canal St.
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Directions from the West
From Interstate 10 East, exit at Poydras Street (#234B). Continue on Poydras approximately 1 mile. Turn left on S. Peters Street. Turn right on Canal Street. The Aquarium and IMAXﾮ are located at the foot of Canal Street at the Mississippi River.
Directions from the East
From Interstate 10 West, exit at Canal/Superdome (#235B) turning right onto Canal. The Aquarium and IMAXﾮ are located at the foot of Canal Street at the Mississippi River.
Parking discounts are subject to change without notice and are often not applicable during major holidays, Carnival season, festivals and major sporting events.
Self-parking is $5 off at the JAX Brewery Parking Lot, Sugar Parking Lot, Badine Parking Lot and Canal Place Parking Garage.
At the Hilton Whale Wall Lot and World Trade Center, self-parking up to 6 hours is $8 with validation. Over 6 hours, regular rates apply.
Parking tickets must be validated at the Aquarium, IMAXﾮ or Butterfly Garden and Insectarium to receive the parking discount.
Street addresses of the participating parking lots:
JAX Brewery Parking Lot: 311 Conti Street, New Orleans, LA 70130
Canal Place Parking Garage: 100 Rue Iberville St., New Orleans, LA 70130
Badine Parking Lot: 111 Rue Iberville St., New Orleans, LA 70130
Sugar Parking Lot: 100 Conti St., New Orleans, LA 70130
World Trade Center: 2 Poydras Street, New Orleans, LA 70130
Hilton Whale Wall Lot: 728 Convention Center Blvd, New Orleans, LA 70130
Not all Central Parking locations are included in the discounted parking program.
Metered parking is available. Please read the posted signs carefully as parking rules vary throughout the city.
Immerse yourself in the underwater world. The Caribbean reef will come alive as you journey through the walk-through tunnel. The penguins and sea otters will entertain you with their playfulness. You can also touch sting rays and marvel at sharks.
$29.95 (plus tax) Adult Admission
$21.95 (plus tax) Child (2 -12) Admission
$24.95 (plus tax) Senior (65+) Admission
Open Tuesday - Sunday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Plan Your Trip:
Ever wonder how they get the sharks and fish into the aquarium? Check out this shark move.
Need a place to eat? Check out Aqua Grill, Haagen Dazs Ice Cream or Papa John's