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  • Wonders of Wildlife & Dogwood Canyon Nature Park

    SpringField, MO
    Lampe, MO
    Includes Dogwood Canyon Nature Park Admission and Wonders of Wildlife Aquarium Adventure & Wildlife Galleries

    The Wonders of Wildlife National Museum and Aquarium & Dogwood Canyon Nature Park are located in the Ozarks about 50 miles apart. The Wonders of Wildlife & Dogwood Canyon ticket includes entry to Aquarium Adventure, featuring 1.5 million gallons of freshwater and saltwater habitats teeming with over 35,000 live fish, mammals, reptiles, amphibians, birds and more; AND to Wildlife Galleries, transporting you to the wildest places on earth with an exciting and educational trip that showcases the conservation movement; AND, just a short 1-hour drive south, to Dogwood Canyon Nature Park, welcoming you to the Mill, Canyon Grill Restaurant, Artifact Display, Nature & Conservation Center, Treehouse Masters Treehouse, miles of paved and rugged trails - perfect for walking, hiking, or biking (bike and kiddie-cart rental available or bring your own), various seasonal outdoor/conservation focused activities, and exciting fee-based Adventures!

    • Children:
      $29.95
      (Ages 4–11)
    • Adults:
      $49.95
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  • Wonders of Wildlife

    Includes Aquarium Adventure & Wildlife Galleries

    The Wonders of Wildlife ticket includes entry to Aquarium Adventure, where you’ll find over 350,000 square feet filled with over a mile of trail that passes by over 800 species of live fish, mammals, reptiles, amphibians, birds and more; AND entry to Wildlife Galleries, transporting you to the wildest places on earth with an exciting and inspirational journey around the world celebrating people who hunt, fish and act as stewards of the land and water.

    Average journey time is 3-4 hours.

    • Children:
      $23.95
      (Ages 4–11)
    • Adults:
      $39.95
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  • Aquarium Adventure Only

    Dive in to a world-class aquarium adventure featuring 1.5 million gallons of freshwater and saltwater habitats teeming with 35,000 live fish, mammals, reptiles, amphibians and birds.

    Average journey time is 2 hours.

    • Children:
      $19.95
      (Ages 4–11)
    • Adults:
      $29.95
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  • Wildlife Galleries Only

    Fully immersive wildlife galleries transport you to the wildest places on earth in an exciting and educational trip showcasing the history of the conservation movement.

    Explore Penguin Cove in the Wildlife Galleries!

    Average journey time is 1 hour.

    • Children:
      $9.95
      (Ages 4–11)
    • Adults:
      $14.95
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Hours of Operation


Please see the calendar below for daily hours of operation.

Due to anticipated demand and to ensure the best possible experience during your visit, timed entry is required for all general admission guests. When purchasing your general admission tickets online, you will be prompted to select and reserve a specific arrival time. The average journey time for the Wildlife Galleries is 1 hour and the average journey time for the Aquarium Adventure is 2 hours. Last available entry is 30 minutes prior to closing.  All times are available on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Operating hours are subject to change without notice.

Best Value: Membership Offers Unlimited Visits


Annual memberships provide the best value, offering families and outdoor enthusiasts a full year of unlimited visits with proceeds benefitting conservation education.

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