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Johnny Morris' Wonders of Wildlife National Museum and Aquarium

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What an amazing experience! The aquarium is a must see. Tons of salt water life to see. Different... read more

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Dan D
Saint Louis, Missouri
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We did just the aquarium, and it was spectacular! The size of the tanks and the type of fish you... read more

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Melissa P
Tulsa, Oklahoma
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Johnny Morris’ Wonders of Wildlife National Museum and Aquarium is the largest immersive wildlife attraction in the world. Explore a 1.5-million-gallon aquarium adventure showcasing 35,000 live fish, mammals, reptiles and birds and a wildlife museum...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
500 W Sunshine St, Springfield, MO 65807-2436
+1 888-222-6060
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

What an amazing experience! The aquarium is a must see. Tons of salt water life to see. Different types of water systems are represented also. There is a cool kids zone where kids of all ages can pet stingrays. Took us about 2 hours for...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We did just the aquarium, and it was spectacular! The size of the tanks and the type of fish you get to see is stunning. It is a true experience to walk through all the areas. Very enjoyable and something I would do again in...More

Thank Melissa P
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Multiple levels, places to rest, large variety of animals, things to do and touch for the kids, and even a snake you can walk on.

Thank Tina H
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is a great place, well laid out and attached to the BPS. The penguin exhibit is really cool, they have to keep the room temperature at 40degrees year round and zero humidity for optimal living conditions. The infrastructure and logistics-of this place is amazing....More

Thank Vi S
Reviewed 3 days ago

The Aquarium was the best I have seen and there was plenty to see. Me and the wifey especially loved the coral and reef fish exhibits.I enjoyed all the aquariums and exhibits fresh and salt water. Wifey enjoyed the salt water exhibits. Both of us...More

Thank Michael S
Reviewed 3 days ago

Kids and grands had plenty of time to visit. They could not stop talking about all the things they saw. My wife and I power toured, literally stopping for nothing on the walk through trying to play catch up. While we did not get our...More

Thank hattrupmd
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This was an amazing experience, a little expensive but well worth it. Beautiful animals and scenery, the aquarium is the best I've ever been to. I can't wait to go back!

Thank Lisa C
Reviewed 4 days ago

Being a local, we were confused and frustrated how long it took to complete this museum. So when it finally opened, I thought it was way too expensive for our little town. It takes a lot to wow me. My wife a and I travel...More

Thank Srchutopia
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My fiancé and I took our 6 year old here over spring break. It was amazing! There was so much detail in the decor and such a wide range of things to see. We will definitely be going back.

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Aquarium was good there’s some parts that kids that are scared of the dark or caves might not like I do not recommend going through the wildlife part with children

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19 June 2018|
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Response from Emduc | Reviewed this property |
There is a cafe inside but I am not sure about bringing in food. Since it is a museum as well I don’t think they would allow food.
1 May 2018|
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Response from Emogene R | Reviewed this property |
We received a slight senior discount but can tell you that it is well worth every dollar we spent -it is first class all the way-aquarium is fantastic!!!
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17 April 2018|
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Response from Michael V | Reviewed this property |
Companion = family, for parents with little kids? Yes, in the main lobby of Bass Pro.. hand stamp to “leave” WOW - you’ll stay under the same roof... the team working there can point you to the restroom.