Online-only ticket sales
To ensure adequate social distancing and allow for the best possible experience, all guests and members MUST reserve online timed-entry tickets prior to their visit. We will be unable to accommodate anyone who does not have an online reservation, so be sure to reserve your ticket today.
Guests and members can pick the date and time that they would like to visit and reserve up to eight tickets. Once reserved, you will receive an email with your digital ticket that will allow for touchless scanning at entry.
Explore our Campus! More than 1.5 miles of walkable wonder waiting to be explored.
We are located in the heart of Springfield, MO. Free parking in front of Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World & outside the Aquarium’s Great Oceans Hall.
Get the exclusive Wonders of Wildlife Insider’s Guide to learn more about our Wildlife Galleries and Aquarium Adventure.
Dining and Snack Bar Options
Fish Tales Café
A quick grab and go food service offering Classic Rock Coffee Co. coffee, soups, sandwiches, salads, pizza, a kid’s menu and gluten free options. Food vouchers available.
Shipwreck Snack Bar
Snacks and refreshments including popcorn, slushies and bakery items. Snack vouchers available.
Whether you’re looking for something to commemorate your visit or a gift for a loved one, our gift shop offers a unique array of items that appeal to all ages.
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.
Scooters are available to rent for a four hour period for an additional fee of $25. Strollers are also available to rent for $7 for a single stroller and $10 for a double stroller. Manual wheelchairs are available free of charge. All rentals are available on a first come, first served basis.
Frequently Asked Questions
Get the answers to our most frequently asked questions like parking, accessibility and average visit time.