Go wild all year with these discounts:
  • Audubon Experience Ticket
    Visit Audubon Zoo, Audubon Aquarium of the Americas and Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium for one low price. Save up to $30.90 per person when you purchase this combo. Entergy Giant Screen Theater regular tickets are included with Aquarium admission. This ticket includes one Theater movie valid on the same day as your Aquarium visit.
  • AAA
    Show your AAA card and receive $2 off adult or $1 off child's admission to Audubon Zoo, Audubon Aquarium of the Americas or Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium. Up to 4 admissions in party.
  • United States Military
    Show your military ID (active or retired) and receive $3 off adult or $2 off child's admission to Audubon Zoo, Audubon Aquarium of the Americas or Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium. Up to 4 admissions in party.
  • City of New Orleans and State of Louisiana Employees
    Show your employer ID card and receive $2 off adult admission to Audubon Zoo or Audubon Aquarium of the Americas. Up to 4 admissions in party.
  • Government Employees
    Show your employer ID card and receive $3 off adult admission and $2 off child admission to Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium.
  • Big Easy Deals
    Half-price deals are available throughout the year for Audubon Nature Institute facilities. Limited number sold during each promotion. See the deals.
  • Groups
    Parties of 10 or more can receive discounted group rates with an advanced reservation.

Discounts above apply to admission only. Not valid for Audubon Experience tickets, combo tickets, Cool Zoo tickets or any other discounts or offers. Not valid for Boo at the Zoo, Zoo-To-Do, Zoo-To-Do for Kids, Scales & Ales or any other special admission events.


Audubon Community Connect

Audubon Nature Institute has expanded its commitment to educating visitors about the wonders of nature. 

  • Orleans Parish Appreciation Days
    Every Wednesday, Orleans Parish residents with a valid government-issued photo ID receive free admission with up to four guests to Audubon attractions. Appreciation days rotate each week from the Zoo, Aquarium, Butterfly Garden and Insectarium, and Planetarium (Louisiana Nature Center).

  • Audubon SNAP Program
    Orleans Parish SNAP benefit recipients enjoy complimentary admission to Audubon attractions. SNAP participants with a valid government-issued photo ID that matches the SNAP card, and up to four guests will have access to our facilities.

  • Audubon Museum Partner Pass 
    Audubon is partnering with New Orleans Public Library to offer Library Passes available for checkout by library cardholders. Each pass provides entry for two adults and seven children during a two-week period.

Learn More 


Donate New Swimsuits at Audubon Facilities and Get a Free Admission Ticket!

New swimsuits can be donated at Guest Services windows at Audubon Zoo, Audubon Aquarium of the Americas, and Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium. Community members will receive one complimentary admission ticket to the Audubon attraction of their choice when they donate one new swimsuit at one of these Audubon attractions. Swimsuit donations will be collected through August 30 at all drop-off locations.

Audubon Nature Institute and New Orleans City Park are partnering to collect new swimsuits for residents in need in support of Mayor Cantrell and the New Orleans Recreation Development (NORD) Commission’s swimsuit drive. New unused swimsuits with tags can be dropped off at all Audubon attractions, City Park, City Hall, and NORD facilities. Read more about the program here.

Limit four tickets per person.