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Aquarium Renovations: Wave 8

Jan 9 - May 26: AQUARIUM CLOSED
Grand Reveal: May 27, 2017!

Moody Gardens Golf Course: Play Now!

Spend the day on the green with our all-inclusive package! More Info

SpongeBob SubPants Adventure

Experience it now at the Discovery Pyramid!

Amazing Mighty Micro Monsters 3D: Now Playing!

Experience some MIGHTY creatures on the BIGGEST screen in TX!

Giant River Otter Encounter

See our Otter friends UP-CLOSE,

More info here!

Aquarium Renovations: Wave 8

Jan 9 - May 26: AQUARIUM CLOSED
Grand Reveal: May 27, 2017!

Dinosaurs in Motion Now Open!

Back from extinction! See Dinosaurs in Motion in the Discovery Pyramid! 

Mother's Day

Treat your mom like the queen she is
with dining options and spa pampering.

EXPERIENCE LIFE AT MOODY GARDENS®, GALVESTON ISLAND!

WORK OR PLAY, THE TROPICAL SPLENDOR SURROUNDS YOU IN THIS LITTLE PIECE OF PARADISE

PLAN YOUR VISIT

Aquarium Closed January 9 - May 26, 2017

Grand Reveal May 27, 2017
Memorial Day Weekend

We're excited to announce a multi-phased renovation for the Aquarium Pyramid. Guests can look forward to a fun and awe-inspiring experience.

CLICK HERE for details and a complete schedule.

EXPLORE the ocean and meet penguins, sharks and more at the Aquarium Pyramid®.

ENJOY an authentic rainforest adventure and close encounters with free-roaming monkeys, macaws and other endangered animals and plants at the Rainforest Pyramid®.

CLIMB the  five-tier Sky Trail® Ropes Course and SOAR over Palm Beach on the Zip Line.

LEARN about the mysteries of science at the Discovery Museum® or IMMERSE yourself at the MG 3D Theater and 4D Theater. Go on an adventure with your favorite Bikini Bottomites during our SpongeBob SubPants Adventure.

EMBARK on a Colonel Paddlewheel Boat cruise, HAVE FUN during the summer at the lazy river, wave pool and more at Palm Beach, Galveston's only white sand beach.

RELAX and indulge in a little island time at the beautiful Moody Gardens® Hotel or take on a new CHALLENGE at the Moody Gardens Golf Course.

Moody Gardens® is a public, non-profit educational destination utilizing nature in the advancement of rehabilitation, conservation, recreation and research.

Upcoming Events

CLICK HERE for list of annual events

May
Sun
14
Mother's Day Buffet
The Garden Restaurant

Mother's Day Buffet

When: 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Where: The Garden Restaurant

Suprise Mom this year with a visit to Moody Gardens! The Garden Restaurant is hosting a Mother's Day Buffet from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Feast on May 14th. Enjoy delicious entrees, pastas, soups and salads. Pricing starts at $35.95 for Adults, $23.95 for Seniors, and $15.95 for Children 5-12. Children 4 & under are complimentary with an Adult purchase. Reservations are recommended, but not required. For more information or reservations, call 1-800-582-4673, ext. 4238. View the menu here.

May
Sun
14
Members: Palm Beach / Ropes Course
Member Check In at Palm Beach Circle

Members: Palm Beach / Ropes Course

When: 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Where: Member Check In at Palm Beach Circle

Come enjoy all that Palm Beach and the Ropes Course has to offer while also supporting one of Galveston’ great charities. These two attractions will be open to members with a $3 required reservation fee with proceeds going to the East End Lagoon Preservation. Members’ guests must purchase a ticket. Entertainment will be provided by DJ Jaime and raffle prizes will be given away every half hour from 1-5 p.m. Purchase tickets at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/member-event-may-14-palm-beachropes-course-tickets-33905049917

May
Sat
20
Members: NTBG Chipper Wichman
MG 3D Theater

Members: NTBG Chipper Wichman

When: 8:15 AM to 10:00 AM

Where: MG 3D Theater

“Chipper,” president and executive director of the National Tropical Botanical Garden, will lecture on the importance of tropical plant species and how protecting the biodiversity of Hawai’I and tropical regions around the world makes a global impact. A $3 reservation fee is required benefiting The Breadfruit Institute, an organization dedicated to promoting the conservation and use of breadfruit for food and reforestation. The first 20 members to sign up will also receive a special tour of the Rainforest Pyramid with Donita Brannon, our horticultural exhibit manager. RSVP at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/member-event-may-20-ntbg-chipper-wichman-tickets-33905959638

May
Fri
26
Members: Preview of Da Vinci: The Exhibition and Amazon Adventure 3D
Moody Gardens

Members: Preview of Da Vinci: The Exhibition and Amazon Adventure 3D

When: 12:00 AM to 12:00 AM

Where: Moody Gardens

Two exhibits will be premiering May 27, and we are giving you the opportunity to check them out one day early, on May 26. Da Vinci: The Exhibition in the Discovery Pyramid is a hands-on examination of da Vinci’s life, research and art featuring more than 60 fully-built, life-size inventions, more than 20 fine art studies and dozens of stunning displays. Also, Amazon Adventure 3D will be playing in the MG 3D Theater this summer. This film tells the epic, true story of explorer Henry Bates’ fascinating 11-year journey through the visually stunning and biodiverse Amazon rainforest as a young man who risks his life for science in the 1850s.

May
Fri
26
Members: Aquarium Pyramid Reveal
Aquarium Pyramid

Members: Aquarium Pyramid Reveal

When: 12:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Where: Aquarium Pyramid

We are nearing the end of our $37 million renovation project at the Aquarium Pyramid and will open with a Grand Reveal on May 27, but we’re giving you a sneak peek first! Join us to see all of our new exhibits and animals as well as your old friends from the different regions of the earth’s oceans! Reservation details coming soon.

Moody Gardens Blog

Visit our blog for behind-the-scenes updates, contests, games and the latest from Moody Gardens. 

Latest Posts

4.27.17 ​Moody Gardens welcomes warm-climate Humboldt penguins to aquarium

3.27.17 Explore vibrant Flower Gardens Banks at Moody Gardens

3.2.17 Aquarium's Shipwreck Replica Showcases Galveston's Pirate History

2.24.17 Don't Break the Spring Break Bank!

2.2.17 Growing Together: Get Up, Get Active

1.24.17 Moody Gardens Golf Course's All-Inclusive Package is Hard to Beat!

1.17.17 Celebrate Love in Bloom at Moody Gardens

1.3.17 Moody Gardens Welcomes Pygmy Slow Loris Twins

12.27.16 Spend New Year's at Moody Gardens

12.22.16 Flavors of Christmas!

12.20.16 Plan Your Holiday Itinerary

12.8.16 10 Holiday Gift Ideas from Moody Gardens

12.1.16 Great Holiday Savings!

11.22.16 Home for the Holidays Gift Market

11.17.16 Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer

11.3.16 Your Caribbean Destination Awaits!

10.27.16 Explore the Depths

10.20.16 ICE LAND'S SCENE 4 & 6 ARE UNDERWAY: SLIDE INTO COOL NEW DEPTHS

10.13.16 ICE LAND Progess Just Keeps Getting Cooler!

10.7.16 Quench Your Thirst!

10.6.16 It's Getting Chilly!

9.28.16 Calling All Islanders!

9.13.16 Seas The Day: Corals

8.30.16 What You "Otter Know" about our Otters!

8.17.16 School is in Session!

8.10.16 BrewMasters Craft Beer Festival

7.25.16 Welcoming Sam the Sea Lion!

7.21.16 Baby Fever at Moody Gardens!

7.19.16 Sea Turtles

7.13.16 Celebrate Good Times

7.1.16 Happy Christmas In July!

6.28.16 Shark U Week at Moody Gardens!

6.15.16 The Screen That Saves

6.8.16 World Oceans Day!

6.6.16 Out To Sea!

CLICK HERE to visit our BLOG

Photos

Moody Gardens Attractions & Hotel
Aquarium Pyramid Aerial View
Aquarium Pyramid Caribbean Tunnel
Rainforest Pyramid View
Rainforest Pyramid Macaw Pond
Palm Beach
Ropes Course & Zip Line
Zip Line
Discovery Pyramid View
MG 3D Theater
Colonel Paddlewheel Boat
Moody Gardens Golf Course
Moody Gardens Hotel, Spa & Convention Center
Moody Gardens Golf Course

Web Cams

Online Photo Kiosk

Get your photo taken at Moody Gardens and you'll be handed a card with a code. With this code you can retrieve your photos onsite at any of our photo kiosks. Photos will be posted once a day online.

CLICK HERE to look up your photos*

For questions, email photosmgr@moodygardens.org

Groups

Special Event hosted by Moody Gardens

Whether it is a corporate event with a catered dinner, a group outing to visit the Moody Gardens attractions, or your child’s sixth birthday party with a surprise visit from a real penguin, the staff at Moody Gardens knows how to make your group event special and memorable. Special packages are available for groups of 20 or more.

Group Sales:

Jennifer Kinard at 1-800-582-4673 ext 4362
Bob Haggard at 1-800-582-4673 ext. 4203

Corporate Groups:

Quinnten Cleveland at 1-800-582-4673 ext. 4338

CLICK HERE for more information

 Get Involved

GET INVOLVED AT MOODY GARDENS BY VOLUNTEERING OR SUPPORTING OUR CONSERVATION EFFORTS

Volunteers at Moody Gardens

GET INVOLVED AT MOODY GARDENS BY VOLUNTEERING OR SUPPORTING OUR CONSERVATION EFFORTS

Here's How to Get Involved:

CLICK HERE for more information.