Bass Pro Shops at the Pyramid
One of the Most Drynamic, Immersive Retail Stores in the World
Bass Pro Shops at the Pyramid is set to open in spring 2015 as one of the most dynamic, immersive retail experiences in the world. In addition to vast assortments of outdoor gear, the new mega store will house dynamic features across an expansive 535,000 square-foot space including:
- A giant cypress swamp environment with ponds, alligator pools and duck aviaries
- Ten aquariums with 600,000 gallons of water, teeming with more than 1,800 fish
- Big Cypress Lodge, a grand, full-service 100-room hotel with tree-house cabins, banquet rooms and spa
- The largest assortment of waterfowl and related hunting equipment ever assembled.
- The store will contain an astonishing 26+ million cubic feet of volume
- The new Ducks Unlimited National Waterfowling Heritage Center, an interactive wetlands and waterfowl education museum that will showcase the history of waterfowling and wetlands conservation, and include a waterfowl identification kiosk, wetlands exhibit and onsite expert waterfowl staff
- Uncle Buck’s Fishbowl and Grill, a nautical-themed restaurant with a saltwater aquarium and a 13-lane bowling alley that offers a chance to bowl “in the ocean” amid under-water scenery and ball returns that resemble sharks and alligators
- The “Sky High Catfish Cabin,” a restaurant, bar and massive aquarium situated at the apex of the Pyramid, 300 feet above the Mississippi River
- A vast retail complex featuring many unique outdoor specialty shops such as the Beretta Gallery that will offer customers premium grade firearms, custom fittings, sport clothing for men and women along with shooting-related accessories
- Direct access to the Mississippi River to host local, regional and national fishing tournaments
At the centerpiece of the Pyramid is a 28-story glass elevator, the tallest freestanding elevator in America with fortified glass floors.
In a nod to its location along the river and the famous Mississippi Flyway, Bass Pros Shops at the Pyramid will offer the largest assortment of waterfowl and related hunting equipment ever assembled and will serve as the company’s national waterfowl center.
Source: Bass Pro Shops