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Zoos in HOUMA

It’s animal time in Houma, Louisiana and they are calling YOU!

For those families who LOVE those animal encounters, look no further than Houma because this The Pelican State city has plenty of them!

We have to start with zoos. These are the most iconic way to experience wildlife, and great to visit with children. They offer animal encounters, and kids can experience creatures from all across the globe.  

Farms are a great alternative for a more hands-on experience with petting zoos and barnyard fun. Wildlife sanctuaries offer kids an invaluable lesson in conservation, and animal-specific attractions let kids really immerse themselves in their favorite creatures!

Whatever wildlife experience you choose with children, you know they will walk away filled with memories and knowledge that can’t be replaced. They’ll have a ROAR-ing time! 

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  • Audubon Zoo

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    (42 miles) New Orleans

    One of the country's top-ranked zoos, Audubon Zoo offers an exotic mix of animals from around the globe, engaging natural habitats, lush gardens and resting spots, the mystical Louisiana swamp and ...

  • Audubon Aquarium of the Americas

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    (46 miles) New Orleans

    Walk beneath the vivid Caribbean Reef, marvel at the lush beauty of the Amazon Rainforest and journey the Mississippi River at Audubon Aquarium of the Americas.

  • Baton Rouge Zoo

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    (72 miles) Baton Rouge

    Over the past almost thirty-five years, the Zoo has grown to become the #1 year around family attraction in Baton Rouge. One of the many fun family places to visit if you're looking for things to do ...

  • Global Wildlife Center

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    (76 miles) Folsom

    Feed the animals on a wild adventure at the largest totally free-roaming wildlife preserve of its kind the country, home to over 4,000 exotic, endangered, and threatened animals from all over the ...

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  • Blue Bayou and Dixie Landin

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    (55 miles) Baton Rouge

    Located on 80 acres at I-10 and Highland Road in Baton Rouge, LA right next to Blue Bayou Water Park, Dixie Landin is an Amusement Park designed for the entire family!

  • Liberty Lagoon

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    (63 miles) Baton Rouge

    Elevated slides, a lazy river and a ton of pools! Kids can cool down in the Louisiana heat with Liberty Lagoon Waterpark!

  • Barnacle Bills Waterpark and Mini Golf

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    (94 miles) Waveland

    What’s wet, fun, and has a pirate ship? Barnacle Bills Water Park!

  • Cajun Critters Swamp Tours

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    (40 miles) Westwego

    Amazing family tours through the backwaters of Louisiana, where you can float past the places that pirates and Indians once roamed! Spot various wildlife, including alligators, on these fascinating ...

  • Acadian Swamp Tours

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    (45 miles) White Castle

    1.5 hour guided tour through the Atchafalaya Spillway and Bay Natchez in White Castle, LA enjoying Louisiana's natural swamp habitat. We are located just minutes from Nottoway Plantation.

  • Big Easy Paddlewheeler Tour

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    (46 miles) New Orleans

    Get the family enjoying that iconic New Orleans paddle wheeler as you cruise down the Mighty Mississippi on the Creole Queen! It will give you a side of New Orleans you haven't seen before!

  • Avery Island Tabasco Tour

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    (74 miles) New Iberia

    Incorporating the Tabasco Factory Tour, Jungle Gardens and Bird City, this is a varied Cajun experience for all ages.

  • Champagnes Cajun Swamp Tours

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    (83 miles) Breaux bridge

    Lafayette, Baton Rouge, Breaux Bridge Louisiana swamp tours. The only Handicap Accessible dock on Lake Martin & transport you on an ecotourism adventure deep in the heart of the swamp.

  • Bayou Terrebonne Waterlife Museum

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    Houma

    The Bayou Terrebonne Waterlife Museum preserves and promotes the area's long, colorful and historically important connection with the seafood and water transportation industries, as well as other ...

  • Southern Food and Beverage Museum

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    (45 miles) New Orleans

    A tasty family day out in New Orleans at this museum dedicated to the flavors and culture of the South! Yum!

  • Louisiana Children's Museum

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    (46 miles) New Orleans

    30,000 square feet of kids fun and interactive with exhibits and programs created to help kids learn and have fun! Great Louisiana fun for those active minds!

  • New Orleans Museum of Art

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    (46 miles) New Orleans

    Take the family to celebrate art, culture...and life! The New Orleans Museum of Art has over 40,000 objects that will excite kids about the world of art. A cultural family day out in Louisiana

  • Audubon Insectarium

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    (46 miles) New Orleans

    Bug FUN where you will shrink to bug size; wander through a mysterious Louisiana swamp; join the active audience of an awards show for bugs; and be captivated by thousands of butterflies in an Asian ...

  • Mardi Gras World

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    (47 miles) New Orleans

    You know this is going to be a fun tour as soon as you arrive. Colorful Mardi Gras props, like a gigantic jovial jester, fiercely realistic alligators, and a gorgeously exciting Marilyn Monroe with ...

  • LSU Museum of Natural Science

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    (64 miles) Baton Rouge

    The LSU Museum of Natural Science was founded in 1936, when its first director, George H. Lowery, Jr., assembled a few study specimens of birds in a classroom in Audubon Hall. Since its move to ...

  • Louisiana Childrens Discovery Center

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    (65 miles) Hammond

    Learning is FUN at Louisiana's premier children's museum on the Northshore. Kids up to 12 years and their families can play, learn and experiment in a fun and interactive environment!

  • Louisiana Arts and Science Museum

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    (65 miles) Baton Rouge

    From art exhibitions and workshops to hands-on science exhibits and treasures from ancient Egypt, LASM has something to inspire everyone. Learn more about the museum on this site and plan a visit ...

  • UCM Museum

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    (73 miles) Abita Springs

    A unique roadside attraction right near New Orleans with 1000s of amazing objects, as well as home made inventions. Only in America! A fun and quirky experience for the family.

  • NASA Infinity Science Center

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    (83 miles) Kiln

    An award winning NASA visitors center which offers exciting new exhibits and stage shows. Kids can test a space shuttle main engine, and land the space shuttle!

  • Rivertown

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    (39 miles) Kenner

    Located along the shores of the mighty Mississippi River, just minutes from downtown New Orleans, Rivertown in Kenner, Louisiana, offers a host of cultural and family attractions, including eight ...

  • Wildcat Station

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    (66 miles) City of Central

    Indoor black-light mini-golf, laser lights, arcade, pool table, air hockey and foosball table. Great party packages available.

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