Moody Gardens Attractions

SpongeBob SubPants Adventure!

 Cast Off Memorial Day Weekend! CLICK HERE

Opening May 22 at MG 3D Theater!

 A Whale-Sized Adventure at the MG 3D Theater! CLICK HERE

Dinos Alive Exhibit

Go on a Jurassic adventure starting May 23! 

Speed: Science in Motion

 Zoom through this thrilling exhibition May 23!

2015 Summer Camps

 Registration now open for Pyramid Kids Camps! CLICK HERE

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Moody Gardens offers the following family friendly attractions and events: 

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

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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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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MG 3D Theater

Experience LIFE and be a part of the action!

Immerse yourself in the MG 3D Theater featuring the world’s first giant-screen 4K 6-Primary Laser Projection System. Already with the largest screen in Texas and top-of-the-line surround sound system, this state-of-the-art 3D viewing experience gives guests the best viewing experience in the world.

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

(Included with day pass and membership)

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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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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).

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*Please note that boarding begins 30 mins prior to sail

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

(Included with day pass and membership)


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SpongeBob SubPants Adventure

Located in the Discovery Pyramid

Cast off Memorial Day Weekend

Dive Into Adventure! On this wild and silly deep-sea submarine voyage, YOU choose the destination and YOU interact with your hapless captain -- Patrick Star! Plunge into a world of immersive 3D media, a torrent of special effects and a nonstop whirlwind of surprises! With an improvised, real time interaction with Patrick Star, and varying destinations, your adventure is never the same twice.

$18.95 adult, $16.95 senior (65+), $16.95 child (4-12), children 3 and under free

(Included with day pass and membership)

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Discovery Museum

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SPEED: Science in Motion

May 23, 2015 - January 10, 2016

Zoom through this thrilling exhibition on the science of speed and motion. This exhibit 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 pit lane, workshop, and physical testing environments.

$14.95 adult, $11.95 senior (65+), $8.95 child (4-12), children 3 and under free

(Included with day pass and membership)

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.

$20.00 Sky Trail® Explorer Ropes Course, $20.00 Zip Line Roundtrip, $30.00 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

  • MAY 16 - JUNE 5 (Weekends Only & Memorial Day)

  • JUNE 6 - AUGUST 23 (Daily)

  • AUGUST 24 - SEPTEMBER 12 (Weekends Only)

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).

Bands on the Sand: Live Music & Fireworks

JUNE 6 - AUGUST 8 (Friday & Saturday nights)

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

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

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Lazy River Palm Beach
Bands on the Sand Fireworks

Dinos Alive Exhibit

May 23 - August 16

Moody Gardens is taking you on a Jurassic adventure when Dinos Alive returns to Galveston Island this summer. Featuring life-like animatronic dinosaurs, including a full-size Tyrannosaurus,you will get up-close and personal 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.


Festival of Lights Welcome Center

Moody Gardens Festival of Lights

November 14, 2015 - January 2, 2016

Brighten up the holidays with a tradition for families and groups alike. A mile-long trail with more than one million lights, and a 100 lighted scenes takes you around the Moody Gardens property with spectacular views of the Galveston Bay. Enjoy the area’s only outdoor skating rink, concession areas with hot chocolate and festive food, holiday buffets, live entertainment and more.

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ICE LAND Ice Sculptures with SpongeBob SquarePants

November 14, 2015 - January 3, 2016

A skilled team of 31 internationally-acclaimed professional ice carvers from Harbin, China will dive into 900 tons of ice and transform them into majestic marvels featuring holiday scenes with the beloved Bikini Bottom inhabitants from Nickelodeon’s SpongeBob SquarePants. 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.

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Home for the Holidays Gift Market

November 27-28, 2015

Shop ‘til you drop on Thanksgiving Weekend at the Moody Gardens Convention Center. This holiday market features more than 100 of the region’s most unique gift vendors will be offering distinctive home décor, candles, craft foods, accessories, and much more for an extraordinary holiday shopping experience.

Moody Gardens Presents A Magical Christmas Dinner & Show starring Master Illusionist Curt Miller and Friends

December 17-27, 2015

Join us for Curt Miller’s new holiday production featuring magic, music and fun! Witness people appearing and disappearing right before your eyes! Enjoy many of your favorite Christmas songs wonderfully performed by spectacular singers and dancers.

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