Aquarium Pyramid NOW OPEN

Journey to New Depths in the
$37 Million transformed Aquarium Pyramid

Bands on the Sand - Fri & Sat Nights

Experience Live Music on Palm Beach with fireworks after the show! Fri & Sat 6-10pm

DA VINCI: THE EXHIBITION

Explore science and creativity in the Discovery Museum with Da Vinci: The Exhibition.

Curt Miller Magic Show @ Moody Gardens Hotel

Magician & Illusionist Curt Miller blends magic and great clean comedy! Buy Tickets Today

Dinos Alive Now Open

Embark on a Jurassic adventure this summer with Dinos Alive!

Amazon Adventure 3D NOW SHOWING

Take a visually stunning journey through the Amazon rainforest in Amazon Adventure 3D!

Palm Beach Open Daily

Bask in the sun on Galveston's only white sand beach! Open Daily through Aug. 20.

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!

Giant River Otter Encounter

See our Otter friends UP-CLOSE,

More info here!

Moody Gardens is Open 365 Days a Year! Plan Your Visit Here: 

PROPERTY HOURS

10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

HOURS OF OPERATION VARY SEASONALLY & PER INDIVIDUAL ATTRACTION.

Ticket Information 

Day Passes

One day for $69.95  or two day for $89.95

Admission into Aquarium Pyramid, Rainforest Pyramid, MG 3D Theater, 4D Special FX Theater, Discovery Museum, Colonel Paddlewheel Boat, SpongeBob SubPants Adventure, Ropes Course, Palm Beach (seasonal), Bands on the Sand (Seasonal), Dinos Alive (Seasonal), Festival of Lights (seasonal) and ICE LAND Ice Sculptures (seasonal). Receive 25% discount on Zip Line admission with day passes.

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Individual Tickets 

Prices vary per attraction

Whether you're in a time crunch or are only interested in seeing certain attractions, with individual attraction tickets you can pick and choose which ones to visit. Individual attraction tickets can be purchased upon your arrival.

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Memberships 

Prices vary per membership type

Enjoy unlimited admission into Moody Gardens attractions year-round plus a variety of member events and discounts.

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Gift Cards

Starting at $25  

Looking for a perfect gift for your friends, family and colleagues? The Moody Gardens Gift Card can be used in many different ways, so you can give them exactly what they want.

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Children's tickets for ages 4-12. Children 3 and under are free to Moody Gardens. Seniors tickets for ages 65 and older.

 Animal Experiences

PUBLIC GIANT RIVER OTTER ENCOUNTER

SAT. - SUN. $75.00 PER PERSON

Learn about otter biology, conservation, and how these amazing animals are cared for in their private interior Otter Exhibit area.

The Otter Encounter is offered on Saturdays and Sundays at 1:30 p.m. only.

PRIVATE RIVER OTTER ENCOUNTER

MON. - FRI. $375 GROUP
SAT. - SUN. $425 GROUP

Each additional person is $65. Must schedule an appointment in advance at pkolvig@moodygardens.org.

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PUBLIC PENGUIN ENCOUNTER

MON. - FRI. $55.00 PER PERSON
SAT. - SUN. $75.00 PER PERSON

The price does not include Aquarium Pyramid admission. Under 12 must be accompanied by an adult. Free for children at the age of 3 and under.

*Tickets must be purchased 20 minutes before encounter.

PRIVATE PENGUIN ENCOUNTER

MON. - FRI. $375 GROUP
SAT. - SUN. $425 GROUP

Each additional person is $65. Must schedule an appointment in advance at 409-683-4102. 

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PENGUIN AND SEAL EXPERIENCE

$250.00 PER PERSON

Must schedule an appointment in advance at 409-683-4102. All participants must be at least 16 years of age.

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Proceeds from animal encounters fund conservation efforts.

*Please Note: Because these are special, behind-the-scenes experience, and participants are allowed in staff-only areas, it is not wheel-chair accessible.

Get Involved

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

Volunteers in Moody Gardens Aquarium Kitchen
Moody Gardens Dive Volunteers

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

Here's How to Get Involved:

  • Volunteering (Adults, Teens, Corporate)
  • Hope Therapy Programs & Events
  • Venturing
  • Internships
  • Conservation Efforts

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Special Discounts

GOOD GRADES PROGRAM

Who: All A/B pre-K through 12th grade honor students
What: Free admission to one Moody Gardens attraction
When: Within 30 days of report card issuance date
Where: Bring actual report card to Moody Gardens ticket window

*Restrictions may apply. Not valid for group admission. Call 800-582-4673 for more information.

Military Mondays

Who: Any Active Armed Forces
What: $30 One-Day Value Pass
When: Every Monday
Where: Moody Gardens ticket windows

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

Senior Tuesdays

Who: Anyone 65+ years old
What: $30 One-Day Value Pass
When: Every Tuesday
Where: Moody Gardens ticket windows

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

Mommy Wednesdays

Who: Mothers with Toddlers
What: $30 One-Day Value Pass
When: Every Wednesday
Where: Moody Gardens ticket windows

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

Concessions & Dining

GARDEN RESTAURANT: Located in the Moody Gardens Visitor Center, it provides casual dining with a spectacular view of Offats Bayou. CLICK HERE to view menu.

AQUARIUM PYRAMID FOOD COURT: Located in the lower level of the Aquarium Pyramid. CLICK HERE to view menu.

RAINFOREST CONCESSIONS: Located in the Visitor Center across from the MG3D Theater. CLICK HERE to view menu.

PALM BEACH CONCESSIONS: Open during the summer season at Palm Beach. Enjoy a variety of food items and beverages. CLICK HERE to view menu

CAFE IN THE PARK: Located on the first floor of the Moody Gardens Hotel. It offers guests a casual dining experience and a fantastic menu. CLICK HERE to view menu

MOODY BREWS: Located in the main lobby of the Moody Gardens Hotel. It offers a full line of Starbucks beverages, grab-and-go menu items and free Wi-Fi. CLICK HERE for more information.

SHEARN’S SEAFOOD & PRIME STEAKS: Located on the 9th Floor of the Moody Gardens Hotel, Shearn's is one of only 11 Houston/Galveston area restaurants to receive AAA’s Four Diamond Award of Excellence and has done so each year since 2004. CLICK HERE for more information.

Arial View of Moody Gardens Restaurant and Patio

Special Buffets & Dinners:

Join us throughout the year for special buffets, dinners and events. For more information or reservations, please call 1-800-582-4673, ext. 4238.

Moody Gardens Chef Andreas Casteneda
Buffet at Moody Gardens
Moody Gardens Property Map

Property Map

Moody Gardens sits on 242 acres, complete with nine attractions (two seasonal), a hotel and a convention center. We offer a variety of parking options at no additional cost plus shuttle transportation throughout the complex.

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Handicap Accessibility

When you visit Moody Gardens, you will find the entire property is designed to accommodate people with disabilities. There are more than 70 accessible parking spaces and curb ramps. All buildings have ramps that lead to entrances, and all of the restroom facilities are handicap accessible. Moody Gardens has several vans with wheelchair lifts for on-property transportation.

WHEELCHAIRS

There is no charge to use Moody Gardens wheelchairs during your visit. They are available on a first-come, first-serve basis in the Visitor Center and Aquarium. Guest Services staff will ask that you leave your driver's license as a form of deposit. Your license will be returned to you when you return the wheelchair.

ATTRACTIONS

The fun and educational attractions at Moody Gardens are wheelchair accessible and welcome service animals. The Rainforest and Aquarium Pyramids offer unique visual and tactile experiences. The theaters feature accessible seats with removable arms and areas for personal wheelchairs.

During the summer months, guests can enjoy the interactive splashpad, river, and wave pool at Palm Beach with ramps leading into the water. For guests wishing to stay overnight, the four-diamond Moody Gardens Hotel is the place to be beautiful handicap accessible rooms.