Johnny Morris' Wonders of Wildlife National Museum & Aquarium in Springfield, MO
500 W. Sunshine Street • Springfield, MO 65807
Johnny Morris’ Wonders of Wildlife National Museum & Aquarium honors hunters, fishers, and land stewards. It's a captivating animal adventure showcasing a 1.5-million gallon aquarium, fascinating exhibits, and conservation insights. Explore diverse galleries highlighting global wildlife like elk, elephants, and wildcats.
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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Both included in a single day Wonders of Wildlife ticket.
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.
It takes 3-5 hours to explore the galleries and aquarium. The Wildlife Galleries itself is about half a mile, while the aquarium is about 1 mile.
Absolutely! You can bring the whole family!
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.
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.
Yes! However, flash photography is prohibited. Guests are encouraged to take as many photos as they would like, and video is allowed of all shows and experiences.
Yes. Fish Tales Café, a quick grab and go food service is located in the Great Ocean’s Hall. Fish Tales Café offers soups, sandwiches, salads, pizza, a kid’s menu, and gluten-free options.* Guests may also purchase snacks and refreshments at a snack bar located in the upper Shipwreck area.
Definitely! You are welcome to leave and come back during the day. Re-entry will require proof of purchase like your ticket stub and/or receipt.
Yes. A mother’s nursing room is available in our Great Oceans Hall, near the Hemmingway boat, toward the gift shop exit. Changing tables are provided in every restroom.