Summer

Earth Day Activities

Join us April 22, 25-26 for special presentations, activities & tours! CLICK HERE

2015 Summer Camps

 Registration now open for Pyramid Kids Camps! CLICK HERE

Save Big with Day Pass

Enjoy all of Moody Gardens with a Day Pass! CLICK TO BUY

Secret Ocean 3D

Now showing at the MG 3D Theater. CLICK HERE

Upgrade to a Membership!

 Apply your ticket purchase toward a membership! CLICK HERE

MG 3D Theater: Best Cinema Experience

World's first 6P laser projection system to debut at MG 3D Theater CLICK HERE

EXPERIENCE LIFE AT MOODY GARDENS®, GALVESTON ISLAND!

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

PLAN YOUR VISIT

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

LEARN about the mysteries of science at the Discovery Museum® or IMMERSE yourself at the MG 3D Theater and 4D Theater

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.

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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

Web Cams

Penguin Web Cam
Pyramid Web Cam
Seal Web Cam

Upcoming Events

CLICK HERE for list of annual events

Apr
Sat
25
MEMBER EVENT: Earth Day Talk
MG 3D Theater

MEMBER EVENT: Earth Day Talk

When: 8:15 AM to 9:30 AM

Where: MG 3D Theater

Compost is a magical soil enhancer that is fundamental to good gardening. Learn how you can get started or fine tune your composting skills at this month’s members event, the ABC’s of Home Composting.

Learn practical information for converting yard, garden and kitchen waste into soil building compost during this special presentation.

Following a light breakfast at 8:15 a.m., enjoy the event starting at 8:30 a.m. There will also be a Q&A session.

The event will be in the MG 3D Theater on Saturday, April 25. Membership ID Cards required. Members Check In the Visitors Center.

CLICK HERE to RSVP

Not a member? Enjoy unlimited admission to Moody Gardens year-round plus access to member only events. For more information visit moodygardens.org/membership

Apr
Sat
25
Earth Day Activities
Moody Gardens

Earth Day Activities

When: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Where: Moody Gardens

Learn about the planet and what you can do to protect it with special “One Earth, One Choice” activities and presentations on April 22, 25 and 26 at Moody Gardens. Exhibits throughout the Rainforest and Aquarium Pyramids will be altered to showcase some of the issues that are negatively impacting their wild counterparts. Listen to keeper talks, examine pressing environmental issues, and learn how to better protect the planet and all of the residents we share it with.

CLICK HERE for more information

Apr
Sun
26
Earth Day Activities
Moody Gardens

Earth Day Activities

When: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Where: Moody Gardens

Learn about the planet and what you can do to protect it with special “One Earth, One Choice” activities and presentations on April 22, 25 and 26 at Moody Gardens. Exhibits throughout the Rainforest and Aquarium Pyramids will be altered to showcase some of the issues that are negatively impacting their wild counterparts. Listen to keeper talks, examine pressing environmental issues, and learn how to better protect the planet and all of the residents we share it with.

CLICK HERE for more information

Apr
Tue
28
Senior Tuesday
Moody Gardens

Senior Tuesday

When: 10:00 AM to 12:00 AM

Where: Moody Gardens

Anyone 65+ years old can visit Moody Gardens for just $5 per attraction, per senior citizen

*Restrictions may apply. Call 800-582-4673 for more information.

SENIOR RISE & SHINE SPECIAL AT MOODY GARDENS GOLF COURSE: Seniors 65+ can play before 10am Tuesday and Thursday for only $20, including cart. Call 409-683-4653 for tee time.

May
Tue
05
Senior Tuesday
Moody Gardens

Senior Tuesday

When: 10:00 AM to 12:00 AM

Where: Moody Gardens

Anyone 65+ years old can visit Moody Gardens for just $5 per attraction, per senior citizen

*Restrictions may apply. Call 800-582-4673 for more information.

SENIOR RISE & SHINE SPECIAL AT MOODY GARDENS GOLF COURSE: Seniors 65+ can play before 10am Tuesday and Thursday for only $20, including cart. Call 409-683-4653 for tee time.

May
Sat
09
Birding 101
Aquarium Pyramid Lobby

Birding 101

When: 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Where: Aquarium Pyramid Lobby

Presented by Moody Gardens® and Galveston Island Nature Tourism Council, Birding 101 is a series of free classes designed to educate and excite people about the tremendous variety of bird life routinely seen around Galveston Island. Classes are from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. and meet at the Aquarium Pyramid lobby.

May
Sat
09
Demo Day at Golf Course
Moody Gardens Golf Course

Demo Day at Golf Course

When: 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Where: Moody Gardens Golf Course

Representatives from Titleist, Callaway Golf and PING Golf will be at the Driving Range with all the latest technologies for you to try out! If you have been thinking about getting new clubs, or just curious about the new products available, this day is for you!

For more information, contact PGA Professional, Rick Christ, at 409.683.1201 or rchrist@moodygardens.org.

May
Tue
12
Senior Tuesday
Moody Gardens

Senior Tuesday

When: 10:00 AM to 12:00 AM

Where: Moody Gardens

Anyone 65+ years old can visit Moody Gardens for just $5 per attraction, per senior citizen

*Restrictions may apply. Call 800-582-4673 for more information.

SENIOR RISE & SHINE SPECIAL AT MOODY GARDENS GOLF COURSE: Seniors 65+ can play before 10am Tuesday and Thursday for only $20, including cart. Call 409-683-4653 for tee time.

May
Sat
16
Birding 201
Aquarium Pyramid Lobby

Birding 201

When: 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Where: Aquarium Pyramid Lobby

 Birding 201 classes will allow participants, led by an instructor, to visit areas on the island and spy some of the tremendous variety of birds here. Classes are held from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Participants should meet in the Aquarium Pyramid lobby. The cost for the class is $5, and Moody Gardens® will provide the transportation. Birding 201 classes will be offered the third Saturday of each month. To reserve a spot, please call 409-683-4101 no later than the Wednesday prior to the Saturday class.

May
Sat
16
Palm Beach Open (Weekends Only)
Palm Beach

Palm Beach Open (Weekends Only)

When: 9:00 AM to 7:00 PM

Where: Palm Beach

Start your summer with a splash as Moody Gardens’ Palm Beach opens weekends beginning May 16 before opening daily for summer vacation season from June 6 through August 23. Sink your feet into our soft white sandy beaches or cool off in our 650-foot lazy river with over 60 interactive points to spray your friends as they float along.

CLICK HERE for more info

May
Sun
17
Palm Beach Open (Weekends Only)
Palm Beach

Palm Beach Open (Weekends Only)

When: 9:00 AM to 7:00 PM

Where: Palm Beach

Start your summer with a splash as Moody Gardens’ Palm Beach opens weekends beginning May 16 before opening daily for summer vacation season from June 6 through August 23. Sink your feet into our soft white sandy beaches or cool off in our 650-foot lazy river with over 60 interactive points to spray your friends as they float along.

CLICK HERE for more info

May
Tue
19
Senior Tuesday
Moody Gardens

Senior Tuesday

When: 10:00 AM to 12:00 AM

Where: Moody Gardens

Anyone 65+ years old can visit Moody Gardens for just $5 per attraction, per senior citizen

*Restrictions may apply. Call 800-582-4673 for more information.

SENIOR RISE & SHINE SPECIAL AT MOODY GARDENS GOLF COURSE: Seniors 65+ can play before 10am Tuesday and Thursday for only $20, including cart. Call 409-683-4653 for tee time.

May
Sat
23
Palm Beach Open (Weekends Only)
Palm Beach

Palm Beach Open (Weekends Only)

When: 9:00 AM to 7:00 PM

Where: Palm Beach

Start your summer with a splash as Moody Gardens’ Palm Beach opens weekends beginning May 16 before opening daily for summer vacation season from June 6 through August 23. Sink your feet into our soft white sandy beaches or cool off in our 650-foot lazy river with over 60 interactive points to spray your friends as they float along.

CLICK HERE for more info

May
Sat
23
SpongeBob SubPants Adventure Opens
Discovery Pyramid

SpongeBob SubPants Adventure Opens

When: 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Where: Discovery Pyramid

Dive into adventure on a submarine voyage along with SpongeBob SquarePants and all your Bikini Bottom friends! On this wild and silly deep-sea expedition, YOU choose the destination and YOU interact with your hapless captain – Patrick Star!

May
Sat
23
SPEED Opens
Discovery Museum

SPEED Opens

When: 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Where: Discovery Museum

Zoom through this thrilling exhibition on the science of speed and motion. SPEED: Science in Motion investigates the technology of Formula One auto racing, from physics and engineering to human endurance and biology. This racetrack-style exhibition provides an exhilarating look at the world of Formula One racing complete with a pit lane, workshop and physical testing environments.

May
Sat
23
DINOS ALIVE
White Tent Behind Discovery Pyramid

DINOS ALIVE

When: 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Where: White Tent Behind Discovery Pyramid

Moody Gardens is taking visitors on a Jurassic adventure when Dinos Alive returns to Galveston Island this summer. Featuring life-like animatronic dinosaurs, including a full-size Tyrannosaurus, Dinos Alive guests become part of a rescue team sent back in time to search for a missing plane and its crew. Along the way, they will get an up-close and personal experience with some of the most feared and amazing creatures to ever roam Planet Earth. Dinos Alive will also feature a hands-on archeological dig site, as well as a gift shop and photo opportunity. Tickets are $7.95 for adults, seniors and children. 

May
Sun
24
Palm Beach Open (Weekends Only)
Palm Beach

Palm Beach Open (Weekends Only)

When: 9:00 AM to 7:00 PM

Where: Palm Beach

Start your summer with a splash as Moody Gardens’ Palm Beach opens weekends beginning May 16 before opening daily for summer vacation season from June 6 through August 23. Sink your feet into our soft white sandy beaches or cool off in our 650-foot lazy river with over 60 interactive points to spray your friends as they float along.

CLICK HERE for more info

May
Sun
24
DINOS ALIVE
White Tent Behind Discovery Pyramid

DINOS ALIVE

When: 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Where: White Tent Behind Discovery Pyramid

Moody Gardens is taking visitors on a Jurassic adventure when Dinos Alive returns to Galveston Island this summer. Featuring life-like animatronic dinosaurs, including a full-size Tyrannosaurus, Dinos Alive guests become part of a rescue team sent back in time to search for a missing plane and its crew. Along the way, they will get an up-close and personal experience with some of the most feared and amazing creatures to ever roam Planet Earth. Dinos Alive will also feature a hands-on archeological dig site, as well as a gift shop and photo opportunity. Tickets are $7.95 for adults, seniors and children. 

May
Mon
25
Palm Beach Open
Palm Beach

Palm Beach Open

When: 9:00 AM to 7:00 PM

Where: Palm Beach

Start your summer with a splash as Moody Gardens’ Palm Beach opens weekends beginning May 16 before opening daily for summer vacation season from June 6 through August 23. Sink your feet into our soft white sandy beaches or cool off in our 650-foot lazy river with over 60 interactive points to spray your friends as they float along.

CLICK HERE for more info

May
Mon
25
DINOS ALIVE
White Tent Behind Discovery Pyramid

DINOS ALIVE

When: 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Where: White Tent Behind Discovery Pyramid

Moody Gardens is taking visitors on a Jurassic adventure when Dinos Alive returns to Galveston Island this summer. Featuring life-like animatronic dinosaurs, including a full-size Tyrannosaurus, Dinos Alive guests become part of a rescue team sent back in time to search for a missing plane and its crew. Along the way, they will get an up-close and personal experience with some of the most feared and amazing creatures to ever roam Planet Earth. Dinos Alive will also feature a hands-on archeological dig site, as well as a gift shop and photo opportunity. Tickets are $7.95 for adults, seniors and children. 

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