ICE LAND & Festival of Lights Are Open!
The COOLEST holiday destination is here Nov 12 - Jan 8! Buy Tickets!
Wave 7 of Aquarium Renovations, OPEN November 12 - January 8, 2017!
Experience it now at the Discovery Pyramid!
Your favorite Red-Nosed Reindeer is visiting the 4D Theater!
Dory is swimming all the way to the MG3D Theater!
See our Otter friends UP-CLOSE,
More info here!
Back from extinction! See Dinosaurs in Motion in the Discovery Pyramid!
Your favorite Red-Nosed Reindeer is visiting the 4D Theater!
The Moody Gardens Education Department strives to provide learning experiences for our guests that instill enthusiasm, appreciation and stewardship for the natural world and its inhabitants. From teacher workshops and field trips to sleepovers and birthday parties, kids of all ages will have an experience like no other!
Kids ages 3 to 13 are invited to participate in a unique variety of camps that are fun and educational. Sign-up for our Pyramid Kids Camp mailing list and receive free information about our upcoming camps as they are announced.
Registration: For additional information or to register for a camp, please call 409-683-4325 or email us at email@example.com. Please make reservations at least two weeks in advance. Reservations and pre-payment are required for all programs. Moody Gardens members and UTMB Employees receive a 15% discount on all camp programs.
Explore what Moody Gardens and other area attractions have to offer educators and their students. This is a free event for educators and support staff, with proper identification proving they are employed by a school.
From oceans to rainforests and sharks to frogs, join us throughout the year for our educator workshops! All workshops include hands-on-activities, educational materials, a guided visit to the corresponding exhibit and SBEC credit hours.
Help make the most of your visit by downloading a copy of the curriculum:
» Tropical Rainforest Curriculum
Moody Gardens offers two adventurous sleepovers which allow students to spend the night exploring one of our exciting attractions. Each program includes a late-night pizza snack and a light breakfast. Chaperones required.
Time: 6:30 p.m. - 8 a.m.
Cost: $1,000 for up to 20 people, $50 for each additional guest
Reservations are required and must be made at least two weeks in advance.
Call 1-800-582-4673, ext 4325 or e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org for information and reservations.
Explore the rainforest after dark. Hear, touch, taste, and smell your way through the night to discover how nocturnal creatures live. The evening includes a variety of activities, including a tour of the Rainforest Pyramid. Participants spend the night in the Rainforest Entrance.
Coming back for our Grand Re-opening in 2017!
Spend the night in the Aquarium and discover a world much different from your own! Make discoveries of ocean habitats, creatures that live within them, and relationships they share during your night expedition. The evening includes a variety of activities, including a tour of the Aquarium Pyramid.
Visit Moody Gardens and work towards earning a badge at the same time! Each workshop includes an attraction visit and fun, hands-on activities. Most or all of the badge requirements are completed during the workshop. Ask us about combining your workshop with a sleepover to create a rewarding overnight adventure.
Reservations are required and must be made at least two weeks in advance. Call 1-800-582-4673, ext 4325 or e-mail us at email@example.com for information and reservations.
All NEW Cub Scout Workshops coming this Fall 2017!
Price: $100.00 for up to 10 participants (scouts and chaperones) and $10.00 each additional participants (scouts and chaperones)
We require 1 chaperone to every 5 scouts in the badge workshop. Non-scout children are not permitted to attend the workshop.
Merit Badge Day offers boy scouts the opportunity to complete most of all of the requirements for a single badge in just one day!
At Moody Gardens girls can work on their Naturalist and Journey badges, see environments from around the world, try their skills on our ropes course and zip-line, and so much more.
Download free activity packets from the links below to help complete badges during your visit! Additional packets will be uploaded throughout the year.
Discounted tickets are available through group sales at 1-800-582-4673, x4203 or x4362.”
» Juniors: Flowers Badge - Click Here
» Brownie: Bug Badge - Click Here
» Daisies: Daisies at Moody Gardens - Click Here
Join us for Moody Gardens Home School Days. Discover the amazing world of rainforests and oceans as you participate in programs and exciting, hands-on activities.
$10 per day (per person)
$40 for all 5 days (per person)
Moody Gardens members are free (pre-registration required)
Guidelines: Must pre-pay for days. We will not issue refunds for the $40 package deal. Members and non-members must pre-register by deadline date.
All Moody Gardens Members can CLICK HERE to register.
All Non-Members can CLICK HERE to register.
For additional information, please call 1-800-582-4673, ext 4281 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
» December 14, 2016 Aquarium Pyramid
Fish are Friends, Not Food.
Registration Deadline 12/11/16
» January 11, 2017 Rainforest Pyramid
Enjoy a fun day learning about our green giants... Trees!
Registration Deadline 1/8/17
» February 8, 2017 3D Theater
Have fun on the minarture scale. With Tiny Giants 3D.
Registration Deadline 2/5/17
CLICK HERE to view the Rainforest Roadshow PDF
Can’t visit us? Let us bring the Rainforest Roadshow to you! Our rainforest expert will bring the wonder and awe of the tropical rainforests to life for your group. Each multidisciplinary presentation incorporates rainforest artifacts and plants to help teach participants about Central and South American rainforests and their importance. Presentations are 45 minutes long with a maximum of 80 participants per presentation.
Price: Galveston, Harris, Chambers, Liberty, Waller, Fort Bend, Brazoria Counties
First Presentation $100.00 (up to 80 participants). Additional Presentations $75.00 per presentation (up to 80 participants each, maximum of four per day). Reservations outside of these counties will include a mileage fee.
Reservations are required and must be made at least two weeks in advance. Call 1-800-582-4673, ext 4325 or e-mail us at email@example.com for information and reservations.
Leave the planning to us! Celebrate your child’s birthday at Moody Gardens with one of our exciting birthday party packages. Packages include cake, paper goods, invitations, a private party room for two hours, entry to the corresponding exhibit for 32 guests and more!
Reservations are required at least two weeks in advance. For additional information or to make reservations, call 1-800-582-4673, ext 4325 or e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Let the pyramids become your classroom and experience the natural world firsthand. Supplement your TEKS requirements with a field trip to Moody Gardens. Guided and unguided programs available.
Reservations for Exploration and Funday Programs are required and must be made at least two weeks in advance. In order to qualify for group rates, a minimum of 20 participants is required.
Join us for a guided rainforest or ocean-themed presentation and tour. Prices start at $7.95 per person.
Custom-design your learning experience with this unguided option. Prices range from $5.95 for one attraction to $36 for all attractions. (Palm Beach and special exhibits not included.)
Title 1 discounts are available for visits between August and February.
CLICK HERE for Meal Deals
Please call 1-800-582-4673, ext. 4203 or ext. 4362 for more information and reservations.
Moody Gardens is one of the premier educational and recreational facilities in the Southwest and offers visitors the opportunity to view and visit with a very diverse collection of animals. In fact, over 5,500 animals representing 650 different species currently reside at Moody Gardens.