Zoos in Louisiana

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Monroe
The zoo has 440 animals representing 167 species on 82 acres and we focus on delivering an entertaining, educational program in a manner that is safe for both the animals and the guests, while exposing the guests to specific themes and a solid messag...
Natchitoches
Come explore the unique, mysterious, and exciting world of the American Alligator -- at the Bayou Pierre Alligator Park, located just outside of Natchitoches, Louisiana. This 5 acre park is an authentic Cajun countryside, complete with Cajun music, g...
Alexandria
Encompasses 33 shady acres, and is home to more than 600 animals. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with kids in Louisiana
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 in Baton Rouge for kids.
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 world!
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 hands on animal encounters.
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.
Monroe
The wildest Party in town! Everyone enjoys a fun-filled day! Your family and friends will be able to spend the entire day at the ZOO.
New Orleans
Audubon Nature Institute is a family of nine museums and parks dedicated to nature.
Broussard
The zoo is nestled on 45 acres of rolling grounds with a very natural setting and environment. The Zoo houses more than 500 animals representing over 150 species!
Greenwood
In addition to the huge reptiles, Gators and Friends has a fully stocked petting zoo where you and the kids can walk among tame and cuddly miniature horses, kangaroos, ring-tailed lemurs, deer, coatimundis, goats, llamas, a camel, a capybara (the lar...
Frierson
Yogie and Friends is the only sanctuary for large, exotic cats in the State of Louisiana.
Shreveport
Jubilee Zoo is a family entertainment facility featuring a petting zoo and exotic animal exhibits. Bring the kids or spend some special time with your special someone. Bounce in the moonwalks, let the little ones ride a pony, tour the 20+ acre zoo ...
Benton
Come Have a WILD day at Cypress Zoo and Wildlife Rehabilitation Center with roughly 30 species located on about 10 acres inside the Cypress Black Bayou Park.
Pineville
A beautiful place for kids to enjoy animals out in the pastures and not in cages.
Shreveport
Splash Kingdom is a family friendly park. We ask our guests to keep this foremost in their mind when they visit Splash Kingdom. One of the many fun family places to visit if you're looking for things to do in Shreveport for kids.
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!
Sulphur
Municipal water park with lots of rides for kids of all ages.
Baton Rouge
Elevated slides, a lazy river and a ton of pools! Kids can cool down in the Louisiana heat with Liberty Lagoon Waterpark!
Westwego
New Orleans is a creation of the mighty Mississippi. Mysterious and complex, sensual yet spiritual, it overwhelms and beckons simultaneously. To understand its rhythm requires more than a saunter down Bourbon St. Journeying upon the cafe-a-lait colo...
New Orleans
When time is short, take advantage of our One and one-half hour Big Easy Harbor Cruise aboard the Paddlewheeler Creole Queen. Enjoy the Captain\'s narration as you cruise down the Mighty Mississippi River past the historic French Quarter and through ...
Lafayette
Get the kids into that Cajun spirit! These Cajun Country Tours can take the family out alligator watching, crawfish peeling, bayou cruising....introduce those kids to a new way of life!
Lafayette
Experience the fun and flavor of Acadiana! The whole family will love our cozy tour bus. They’ll learn the history, love the culture and, best of all, stop to taste the great Cajun food that makes our area so unique! Allons Manger! (Let's go eat!) ...
New Iberia
Incorporating the Tabasco Factory Tour, Jungle Gardens and Bird City, this is a varied Cajun experience for all ages.
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.
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.
Bossier City
Jumpin Jupiter is your party headquarters in Louisiana. Fun for the whole family, Jumpin Jupiter is an indoor party and play center featuring large inflatables, interactive games and more for the whole family.
Shreveport
Come enjoy our inflatable obstacle courses, slides, combo units, interactive games, toddler activities, and more.
Baton rouge
It's My Party is Baton Rouge's premire indoor inflatable facility. 10,000 sq ft of incredible inflatable fun! Bouncers, Slides, Obstacle Courses and much more. 10 inflatables in indoor areans for children ages 2 and up to enjoy. More than parties....
Prairieville
Offers great fun and a good cardiosvascular workout too with giant inflatable entertainments inculding obstacle courses, huge slides, classic bounce houses and more.
Lafayette
The Learning Train is a children’s play program that offers parent/child classes devoted to the development of children. We offer six different classes for children six months through four years old. Open play time allows for parents and children t...
Lafayette
Play and Learn With Me is the Number One Place for Families with Young Children aged 1 to 6 years. We offer Mommy and Me Play Classes, Lunch Bunch, Open Play Sessions, and Fantastic Birthday Parties! Babies , Toddlers and Children aged 1 to 6 (whi...
Denham Springs
4,000 sq ft of interactive, educational fun, with separate toddler area. All inclusive price.
Houma
We offer a great indoor playground and party facility for children 1-8. Open Play is offered weekly on Fridays from 10-2
Lafayette
7 varying inflatables for a great cardiovascular workout they won't even notice, distracted by slides, obstcale courses and classic bounce houses. There's an area just for under 6s to keep little feet and fingers safe, plus rock climbing, basketball ...
Oil City
The museum exhibits items concerning the region\'s famous oil history, the associated growth of area oil-boom towns, the railroad, and previous local Native American settlement. The museum also maintains an extensive local history library and collect...
Shreveport
The Louisiana State Exhibit Museum is mission driven--its purpose is to educate, promote tourism and to build community pride. Located on six acres of state land at 3015 Greenwood Road, adjacent to the State Fairgrounds, the museum is funded and oper...
Monroe
A hands-on, interactive museum for children of all ages. Exhibits such The Kids Cafe, Health Club, Bubbleworks and Stufee. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with kids in Louisiana
Shreveport
The Gallery has had a profound interest in both American history and American/European art and, consequently, has amassed a collection that ranges from pieces created during the colonial period to contemporary works. Most of these are arranged in chr...
Shreveport
Take a trip back in time with us to see what life was like when Shreveport was young. The Spring Street Historical Museums building was constructed in the 1860s as Tallys Bank and is one of the oldest remaining buildings in downtown Shreveport. The b...
DeRidder
Lois and Albert \"Dutch\" Loftin devoted over 48 years to collecting the the over 3,000 dolls on display at the old Kansas City Southern Depot. The collection includes rare antiques and collectables from all over the world. Allow plenty of time. Visi...
Winfield
The Louisiana Political Museum and Hall of Fame contains memorabilia of political figures throughout the state's history. The Hall of Fame includes governors, senators, congressman and representatives, a president and a presidential advisor. We have ...
Long Leaf
FUN FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY!! Especially for Children: Motorcar Rides, Pony Rides, Space Jumpers, "Angel Express" Train Rides, & Face Painting
Lafayette
A hands-on participatory museum providing interactive exhibits, special services, performances, and workshops.
Lafayette
This museum / planetarium is home to over 1,000 paintings and exhibits of Louisiana artists and the planetarium and educational programs. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with kids in Louisiana
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 wetlands and water based hunting, gathering and minin...
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 soon.
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 Murphy J. Foster Hall in 1950, the museum has continued ...
New Orleans
We welcome you to your New Orleans Museum of Art to celebrate art and culture... and life! The New Orleans Museum of Art, the city's oldest fine arts institution, has a magnificent permanent collection of more than 40,000 objects, valued in excess o...
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 skirt flying greet one and all to this amazing fanta...

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Louisiana is the kind of fun place that both adults and kids will enjoy – your only problem, is going to be finding the time to fit all the great places to visit in! Because many of Louisiana's must-see attractions offer kid-friendly activities and exhibits, you won't have to miss out on any of the state's diverse culture and history. As you explore the multitude of fun things to do in Louisiana with kids, you'll definitely create memories that will last and last - and you can watch them back on video for years to come if you’ve got a shocking memory like me!

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