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Hours

  • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm daily
  • Closed Christmas and Thanksgiving
  • From now until the end of the school year, Field Trips are booked Monday-Friday beginning at 9:00 am, with the fewest after 1:30 pm. The number of groups, individuals and their reservation times are posted at Admissions. Please call and ask about the approximate number of students and estimated departure times for a particular weekday.
  • Admission

    • Adult - $20.95 + tax
    • Child - $14.95 + tax (2 thru 12)
    • Child - free (under 2)
    • Senior - $16.95 + tax (65+)
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    Featured Animals

    Jabiru stork

    Whenever this largest of the three New World storks shows up on the coast of Texas, birders from all over the country fly out to add it to their US li

    Black-necked aracari

    Black-necked aracaris have a black head and throat with dark green to almost black back and tail. Its undersides are yellow with a red band and rump.

    Giant clams

    Tridacna gigas is the largest of the giant clam species, reaching more than 59 inches across in length and weighing more than 550 pounds. It i

    Plate-billed mountain toucan

    Not seen in collections until the 1960s, this strangely beautiful bird from the cool Andean forests of Colombia and Ecuador was kept by a number of pl

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