Moody Gardens Attractions

Aquarium Pyramid NOW OPEN

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

Dinos Alive!

Get up-close and personal with Dinosaurs this summer!

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 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
Penguin Exhibit at Moody Gardens Aquarium Pyramid

Aquarium Pyramid

Experience LIFE as you explore the oceans' depths in the Gulf of Mexico, 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!

New Exhibits and Improvements!

$31.95 Adult
$25.95 Child (ages 4-12)
$25.95 Senior (ages 65+)
Children 3 and under free.

(Included with Value Pass and Memberships)
Save $2 by purchasing Individual Attraction tickets online!

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Hours:

June 2 - August 18:
» 10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

June 22:
» 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

*Last entry one hour before close.

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 such as the Corpse Flower and animals ranging from Giant Amazon River Otters to Saki Monkeys and an array of birds! See it all in one of the truest replicas of a real rainforest.

$24.95 Adult
$18.95 Child (ages 4-12)
$18.95 Senior (ages 65+)
Children 3 and under free.

(Included with Value Pass and Memberships)
Save $2 by purchasing Individual Attraction tickets online!

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Hours:

June 2 - August 18:
» 10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Macaws at Moody Gardens Rainforest
Cotton Top Tamarin at Moody Gardens Rainforest
Excited Guest in Moody Gardens MG3D Theater
Guests watching movie in Moody Gardens MG3D theater

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.

$11.95 Adult
$9.95 Child (ages 4-12)
$9.95 Senior (ages 65+)
Children 3 and under free

(Included with Value Pass and Memberships)
Save $2 by purchasing Individual Attraction tickets online!

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Hours:

June 2 - August 18:
» 10:00 a.m. - 8:05 p.m.
* Last film starts at 8:05 p.m.

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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.

$11.95 Adult
$9.95 Child (ages 4-12)
$9.95 Senior (ages 65+)
Children 3 and under free

(Included with Value Pass and Memberships)
Save $2 by purchasing Individual Attraction tickets online!

Click here to Buy Tickets

Hours:

June 2 - August 18:
» 10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Last show starts at 7:45 p.m.

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Ice Age 4-D Experience
Little girl excited in Moody Gardens 4D movie
Colonel Paddlewheel Boat
Colonel Paddlewheel Boat Deck

Colonel Paddlewheel Boat

Experience LIFE with a little day cruise!   

Live the high-life on an hour-long cruise 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, gates closing 10 mins prior to sail.

$12.95 Adult
$10.95 Child (ages 4-12)
$10.95 Senior (ages 65+)
Children 3 and under free

(Included with Value Pass and Memberships)
Save $2 by purchasing Individual Attraction tickets online!

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Hours:

June 2 - August 18:
Sunday - Thursday » Noon, 2:00 p.m., 4:00 p.m., 6 p.m.
Friday and Saturday » Noon, 2:00 p.m., 4:00 p.m., 6 p.m., 8 p.m.

*Please note: Cruise times subject to change due to weather conditions. Please call 409-683-4200 to check schedule status.

SpongeBob SubPants Adventure

Located in the Discovery Pyramid

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.

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$14.95 Adult
$12.95 Child (ages 4-12)
$12.95 Senior (ages 65+)
Children 3 and under free

(Included with Value Pass and Memberships)
Save $2 by purchasing Individual Attraction tickets online!

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Hours:

June 2 - August 18:
» 11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
* Last show starts at 7:00 p.m.

SpongeBob SubPants Adventure Banner

Discovery Museum

JAM Remastered: The Science of Music

JAM: Journey Through Amazing Music is an experience that explores the connection between music, science and mathematics. This exhibit returns to the Discovery Pyramid with new and improved displays, as it demonstrates the calculated side of music in an interactive and tangible form, allowing guests to fully experience the birth of music today through four fascinating galleries.

$14.95 Adult
$12.95 Child (ages 4-12)
$12.95 Senior (ages 65+)
Children 3 and under free.

(Included with Value Pass and Memberships)

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Hours:

June 2 - August 18:
» 10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

*Last entry one hour before close.

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 round trip on the Zip Line.

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$20.00 Sky Trail® Explorer Ropes Course
$5.00 Sky Tykes™ Ropes Course (for children 48" and under)

(Ropes Course Included with Value Pass and Memberships)

$20.00 Zip Line Round trip

$30.00 Ropes Course & Zip Line Combo

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Hours:

June 8 - August 11:
Sunday - Thursday » 10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Friday & Saturday » 10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.

*June 30 » 10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

August 12 - August 18: » 10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

August 19: » 10:00 a.m. - 6 p.m.

August 25 - Sept 3:
» 10:00 a.m. - 6 p.m.

*Last entry one hour before close

Ropes Course
Zip Line

PALM BEACH

Grab your sunglasses and sink your toes in the white sand. Galveston’s favorite summer hangout, Palm Beach, is now better than ever. You and your family will love relaxing on the lazy river, our 18-foot tower slides and wave pool.

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$23.95 adult, $18.95 senior (65+), $18.95 child (4-12), children 3 and under free

(Included with Value Pass and Memberships) 

SEASON SCHEDULE

Open Daily:  June 2 - Aug 19
Open Weekends: August 25 - Labor Day, Sept. 3

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Hours:

June 8 - August 11:
Sunday - Thursday » 9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Friday & Saturday » 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.

June 30
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

August 12 - 19:
9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

August 26 - 28 (including Labor Day):
Saturday & Sunday » 9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Bands on the Sand

June 8 - August 11
Friday and Saturday Nights, 6 p.m. - 10 p.m.

**Except June 30**

Admission: $15

(Included with Value Pass and Memberships)

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*All bags are subject to search upon entry into Palm Beach
*No outside food or drinks allowed
*Towels not available at Palm Beach, Hotel guests must bring towels from hotel pool.

DINOS ALIVE!

JUNE 2 - AUGUST 19, 2018

Featuring 15 life-like animatronic dinosaurs, including a full-size Tyrannosaurus Rex, the Dinos Alive summer attraction allows guests to get up-close and personal experience with some of the most feared and amazing creatures to ever roam Planet Earth. In addition to an encounter with the “King of the Dinosaurs,” come face-to-face with several other prehistoric giants including a Citipati, Dilophosaurus, Pachycephalosaurus and Coelophysis. There is even an opportunity for hands-on fun with an archeological dig site.

$8.95 General Admission
Children 3 and under free

(Included with Value Pass and Memberships)

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HOURS:

June 2 - August 18:
» 10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

*Last entry one hour before close.

Seasonal Attractions

ICE LAND: POLE-TO-POLE

NOVEMBER 17, 2018 - JANUARY 6, 2019

Moody Gardens takes the holidays to a whole new level of cool! A skilled team of master ice carvers has taken 2 million pounds of ice to create your festive journey from the North to South Pole. See polar bears, penguins, humpback whales, snowy owls, walrus and of course reindeer! Glide down the giant glacier slide and enjoy a festive drink inside an igloo at Shiver’s Ice Bar.

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FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS

NOVEMBER 17, 2018 - JANUARY 6, 2019

As one of the largest holiday celebrations in the region, Festival of Lights has become a holiday tradition for families and groups alike. Enjoy more than one million lights within 100 sound-enhanced animated light displays and nightly live entertainment. You can also skate around on the area’s only outdoor ice skating rink (bring your own skates or rentals available for $8), try out our Arctic Slide or take pictures with Santa.

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