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1 Canal St.,
New Orleans, LA 70130

Property Description

One of the top 5 aquariums featuring the largest collection of sharks and jellyfish. Don't miss our rare white gator, penguins, otters and a changing exhibits gallery. Steps away from the French Quarter and area hotels. New: Great Maya Reef - an underwater Adventure!  Be sure to visit Parakeet Pointe: Treats for Tweets! An interactive aviary featuring more than 800 colorful, free-flying birds! Feedsticks available for purchase.  Open Tuesday - Sunday, Spring/Summer and select holiday Mondays.


From the West: Via Interstate 10 East, exit at Poydras Street (Exit 234B). Continue on Poydras approximately 1 mile. Turn left on Tchoupitoulas Street, then right on Canal Street. The Aquarium/IMAX® is located at the foot of Canal Street at the Mississippi River. From the East: Via Interstate 10 West, exit at Canal/Superdome (exit 235B), turning right onto Canal. The Aquarium/IMAX® is located at the foot of Canal Street at the Mississippi River.

Great Maya Reef - King Copan
Great Maya Reef - King Copan
  • Childrens Programs
  • Aquarium
Disabled Traveler Information
  • Handicapped Accessible
  • AAA Discount
  • Group Discount
  • Military Discount
  • Senior Citizen Discount
Facility Amenities
  • Concessions
General Information
  • Dates closed: Mardi Gras, Thanksgiving and Christmas; visit website for other holidays. Open spring, summer and select holiday Mondays.
Guest Information
  • Family Friendly
  • Meeting/Tour groups welcome
Payment Options
  • American Express
  • Carte Blanche
  • Cash
  • Diners Club
  • Discover
  • MasterCard
  • Personal Checks
  • Travelers Checks
  • Visa
Suitable for Ages
  • All Ages