Moody Gardens Attractions

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Bands on the Sand Concert Series

Live music and fireworks June 7 - August 9! CLICK HERE

Magic & Comedy Show

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Houston Texans Pride Day

Discount & More every Fri through August 22 CLICK HERE

Ropes Course & Zip Line

Challenge yourself at Galveston's newest attractions! CLICK HERE

ICE LAND Ice Sculptures

The holidays just got a whole lot cooler CLICK HERE

Real Pirates Exhibition

Over 150 Artifacts from the pirate ship Whydah! CLICK HERE for info

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Moody Gardens offers the following family friendly attractions and events: 

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*Please note that all attractions will close at 5 p.m. Tuesday, August 5 due to a private event

Diver in tunnel

Aquarium Pyramid

Experience LIFE as you explore the oceans depths in the South Atlantic, North Pacific, South Pacific and Caribbean.

Dive into the oceans of the world in a 1.5-million-gallon aquarium teeming with creatures from tuxedo-clad penguins to seals, stingrays, sharks and more

$21.95 adult, $17.95 child/senior, children 3 & under free

(Included with day pass and membership)

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CLICK HERE for VIP Animal Experiences 

CLICK HERE to View Animal Guides

Rainforest Pyramid

Experience LIFE as you visit the rainforests of Asia, Africa and the Americas. 

Enjoy a rare, up-close and interactive experience with endangered plants and animals ranging from Giant Amazon River Otters to Saki Monkeys and Chinese Alligators. See it all in one of the truest replicas of a real rainforest.

$21.95 adult, $17.95 child/senior, children 3 & under free

(Included with day pass and membership)

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CLICK HERE to View Animal Guides

MG 3D Theater

Experience LIFE and be a part of the action!

Immerse yourself through amazing digital 3D films and surround sound on the largest screen in Texas.

$10.95 adult, $8.95 child/senior, children 3 and under free

(Included with day pass and membership)

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CLICK HERE for Films & Showtimes

4D Special FX Theater

Experience LIFE and engage all of your senses!

3D projection, audio and show control systems along with wind, seat sensors, leg ticklers, scent, misters and snow put you in the action.

$10.95 adult, $8.95 child/senior, children 3 and under free

(Included with day pass and membership)

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CLICK HERE to see schedule

Rio 4-D Experience
Colonel Paddlewheel Boat

Colonel Paddlewheel Boat

Experience LIFE with a little day cruise!

Live the high-life on an hour-longcruise aboard a replica of an 1800s paddlewheel boat. Dinner and private cruises are available for groups of 65 or more (Weather permitting).

Schedule:

  • Sunday-Thursday: 1 p.m., 3 p.m., 5 p.m., 7 p.m.
  • Friday-Saturday: 1 p.m, 3 p.m., 5 p.m., 7 p.m., 9 p.m.

*Please note that the Colonel Paddlewheel Boat will only sail at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. Monday, August 4

$10.95 adult, $8.95 child/senior, children 3 and under free 

(Included with day pass and membership)

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CLICK HERE for Dinner Cruises information

Discovery Pyramid

Real Pirates Exhibtion

Discovery Museum

Experience LIFE through the mysteries of science and interactive exhibits.


Real Pirates: The Untold Story of the Whydah

March 8 - September 28

The touring exhibition, organized by National Geographic and Premier Exhibitions, Inc., brings the classical age of 18th century piracy to life by showcasing over 150 artifacts recovered from the wreck site of the Whydah, the world's first authenticated Pirate Ship that was discovered just off the coast of Cape Cod.

$15.95 adult, $12.95 senior, $9.95 child, children 3 and under free

(Included with day pass and one entry with membership)

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CLICK HERE for more Real Pirates Exhibition information

Ridefilm Theater

Experience LIFE and take a wild ride!

Strap yourself in as you dive, twist and turn and your seat mirrors every movement on a giant wrap-around screen with six-channel surround sound. Plays continuously from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. For the safety of our guests we require that our riders be at least 42 inches tall. Summer 2014 will be the final season for guests to enjoy the Rifefilm. We'll be taking a trip down memory lane with a Joyride Film Fest feautring some of the classic Ridefilm shows. 

Joyride Film Fest:

  • June 7 – 20: Dolphins
  • June 21 – July 4: Dino Island 
  • July 5 – 18: Dracula’s Castle
  • July 19 – August 1:Funhouse
  • August 2 – 11: Reboot

$9.95 adult, $7.95 child/senior, children 3 and under free

(Included with day pass and membership)

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Ropes Course & Zip Line

Experience Life in this unique seaside challenge

Challenge your agility, balance and strength as you encounter the five-tier Sky Trail® Ropes Course, the tallest Steel Ropes Course on the Gulf Coast or take it to a whole new level with a roundtrip on the Zip Line.

$18.00 Sky Trail® Explorer Ropes Course, $18.00 Zip Line Roundtrip, $27.00 Ropes Course & Zip Line Combo, $5.00 Sky Tykes™ Ropes Course (for children 48" and under)

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Ropes Course
Zip Line

Seasonal Attractions

Palm Beach

Opens May 10 (weekends only) then daily May 31

Enjoy a new lazy river, wave pool and tower slides. Sink your toes into white sand with palm trees, freshwater lagoons, splash pad, volleyball courts, aquatic playground and more.

$23.95 adult, $17.95 child/senior, children 3 and under free. Season pass just $55 per person. 

(Included in day pass and membership)

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CLICK HERE for more Palm Beach information

Bands on the Sand

Live Music & Fireworks June 7 - August 9

Enjoy this popular summer concert series featuring local and regional bands every Friday and Saturday night.

$12 per person

(Included with Palm Beach admission, Day Pass and membership)

CLICK HERE for concert schedule

Lazy River Palm Beach
Bands on the Sand Fireworks

The Curt Miller Magic & Comedy Show

July 26 - August 1

Magician & Illusionist Curt Miller blends dazzling magic, music, and great CLEAN comedy in a theatrical show that will leave your whole family amazed, amused, and most of all, Entertained.

The Curt Miller Magic & Comedy Show has dazzled over 50,000 people at Moody Gardens, changing the show each year with new illusions. You'll see people sawed in half and vanished right before your eyes. You might even get chosen to be part of the show!Don't miss your chance to see a Vegas-style magic show right here in Galveston!

TWO shows daily: 1:00 PM and 7:30 PM. Shows run approximately 70 minutes. Tickets are available online (click here), at the Moody Gardens' ticket center, or at the door (in the Moody Gardens Hotel).

A limited number of seats are available so order yours today (before they disappear!

Visit magiccomedyshow.com for more information

Festival of Lights Welcome Center

Festival of Lights

November 15, 2014 - January 3, 2015

The gulf coast's largest holiday event includes over 100 lighted scenes, outdoor ice rink, Arctic ice slide, photos with Santa, live entertainment and holiday films.

Fesitval of Lights: $8.95 

Ice Slide: $7.00, $20.00 (10 slides), $25.00 (One-day unlimited)

Ice Skate Rental: $7.00

Adittional attractions after 4:30 p.m.: $7.00

(Included with day pass and membership)

CLICK HERE for more Festival of Lights information

ICE LAND Ice Sculptures

Open November 15, 2014 - January 4, 2015

The coolest new experience on the gulf coast will feature 20 large ice sculptures. A skilled team of professional ice carvers will take 6,000 300 pound ice blocks and transform them into majestic displays ranging from holiday-themed sculptures to special ice characters. Chilled and held at a temperature of 9 degrees, you can witness these works of art as Galveston makes its holiday transformation into a Winter Wonder Island.

$26.95 adult, $21.95 senior, $15.95 child

(One entry with membership)

CLICK HERE for more information

CLICK HERE for 2014 Holiday Schedule

*Hours, prices, show times and attraction availability are subject to change without notice.