November 19, 2018

Aquarium of the Americas undergoing $8 million in renovations

The Audubon Aquarium of the Americas is undergoing more than $8 million in renovations, repairs and additions that will re-envision both the interior and exterior of the 23-year old attraction, Karyn Kearney, the aquarium’s managing director and executive vice president said.

“What we’re really excited about is in New Orleans we’ve been in rebuilding mode for so long that we’re exciting to finally be building for the future,” Kearney said. “We are going to really provide a dynamic, exciting and new experience for our guests.”

The project, funded though a variety of sources including Community Development Block Grants, the Federal Emergency Management