Springfield, Mo. –For the fourth year, Johnny Morris’ Wonders of Wildlife National Museum & Aquarium in Springfield, Missouri, has been nominated for the honor of “America’s Best Aquarium” as part of a national poll conducted by USA TODAY. Fans of the not-for-profit conservation attraction and everyone who loves the great outdoors are encouraged to vote once per day by visiting www.wondersofwildlife.org/vote until voting ends on Monday, May 23.
“We’re very proud to help connect people, especially future generations of conservationists, to the great outdoors through Wonders of Wildlife National Museum & Aquarium,” said noted conservationist and Wonders of Wildlife founder Johnny Morris. “Conservation is our passion, and for Wonders of Wildlife to be nominated for the fourth time as America’s Best Aquarium is a true honor for our entire team. We’re thankful to every visitor and member, each team member and volunteer, and of course our partners in conservation who all help us conserve and protect nature.We hope you’ll help us support conservation by voting for Wonders of Wildlife as America’s Best Aquarium.”
Shortly after opening, Wonders of Wildlife was named “Best New Attraction” in 2017 and is a previous three-time winner of the “America’s Best Aquarium” honor by USA TODAY, most recently receiving this honor in 2021. During the challenges of the last few years, millions of Americans have rediscovered the power of nature, making Wonders of Wildlife’s mission of connecting families to the great outdoors as important as ever. With 350,000 square feet and more than 1.5 miles of trails, Wonders of Wildlife takes visitors on a journey through immersive habitats that entertain and educate while sharing the story of America’s most significant conservationists throughout history and today. The educational impact on visitors of all ages fosters the next generation of conservationists, inspiring millions to enjoy, love, and conserve the great outdoors.
Thanks to fans voting daily in USA TODAY’s “America’s Best Aquarium” contest, a vote for Wonders of Wildlife is a powerful vote for conservation.