Wonders of Wildlife National Museum and Aquarium

Megan Burke / KSMU

The Wonders of Wildlife National Museum and Aquarium has been voted America’s Best Aquarium by USA Today readers.

The announcement was made in a members only ceremony that featured Congressman Billy Long and Springfield Mayor Ken McClure.

Dude Perfect, a sports entertainment group with a popular YouTube channel, helped make the announcement as a banner was revealed by divers in an aquarium behind them.

Tyler Toney is a member of Dude Perfect.

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Wonders of Wildlife National Museum and Aquarium has been named America’s Best New Attraction in a recent USA Today national poll.

According to USA Today, a panel of experts partnered with 10Best editors to choose the initial nominees, and the top 10 winners were determined by popular vote.

The museum, which opened last September, contains a 1.5-million-gallon aquarium with 35,000 live fish, mammals, reptiles and birds. 

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Ryan Welch / KSMU

Johnny Morris’ Wonders of Wildlife National Museum and Aquarium makes its long-awaiting debut this week. The Bass Pro Shops’ founder says he’s finally brought to life a decade’s-old vision; to honor the world’s creatures and those committed to conservation. 

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Ryan Welch / KSMU

A celebration years in the making commences this week as Bass Pro Shops unveils its Wonders of Wildlife National Museum and Aquarium.

Michele Skalicky

Admission prices have been announced for the Wonders of Wildlife National Museum & Aquarium, set to open later this month at Campbell and Sunshine.

Bass Pro Shops founder Johnny Morris has reportedly spent more than $100 million on the renovated facility.

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