Johnny Morris' Wonders of Wildlife National Museum & Aquarium in Springfield, MO
500 W. Sunshine Street • Springfield, MO 65807
Celebrating those who hunt, fish, and act as stewards of the land, Johnny Morris’ Wonders of Wildlife National Museum & Aquarium is an animal adventure featuring a 1.5-million gallon aquarium, mesmerizing exhibits and galleries, and opportunities to learn more about conservation. Discover more about our land with galleries featuring elk, elephants, wildcats, and other animals from around the world.
The reviews say it, and I agree - it doesn't get better than this and it's in the middle of America! 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 offering a tour of the wildest places on earth. The 350,000-square foot experience features more than 1.5 miles of immersive trails and exhibits.View my photos
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Are the Wildlife Galleries and Aquarium Adventure two separate tickets?
No, they are both included in a single day Wonders of Wildlife ticket.
When is the best time to visit?
We recommend visiting during the late fall and winter months, excluding holidays. If visiting in the spring or summer months, we recommend visiting Monday through Thursday.
How long does it take to explore the galleries and aquarium?
It will take visitors 3-5 hours to explore the galleries and aquarium. The Wildlife Galleries itself is about .5 miles, while the aquarium is about 1 mile.
Is this museum appropriate for kids?
Is parking available?
Yes. Parking is free across the Wonders of Wildlife and Bass Pro Shops campus. Handicapped parking spots are available in front of the primary entrance at 1935 S Campbell as well as outside the Aquarium’s Great Oceans Hall at 500 W Sunshine. Both entries also offer space for pick-up and drop-off access. Overflow parking is available at the Cherokee Street entrance to Outdoor World located on the south side of the building.
Are the aquarium and galleries accessible?
Yes. Wonders of Wildlife is wheelchair accessible and stroller friendly with elevators available throughout. Wagons or wagon style strollers are not permitted in the museum due to narrow walkways. Ample seating is available in various areas of the Wildlife Galleries and the Aquarium Adventure. Lawn and camping chairs are not permitted.
Can I rent a wheelchair, scooter, or stroller?
All rentals are available on a first come, first served basis.