Family at Moody Gardens

Nickelodeon's Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Secrets of the Sewer - Opening September 29!

SpongeBob SubPants Adventure

Experience it now at the Discovery Pyramid!

Moody Gardens Golf Course: Play Now!

Spend the day on the green with our all-inclusive package! More Info

Aquarium Pyramid

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

Giant River Otter Encounter

See our Otter friends UP-CLOSE,

More info here!


Enjoy Moody Gardens all year long with an Individual, Family or Seasonal Membership. Your membership includes unlimited admission to most Moody Gardens attractions and other fantastic benefits. It pays for itself in just two visits!

TRY IT AND BUY IT: Visited us recently? You have 30 days to apply your admission ticket purchase toward a membership in person or by phone at 409-683-4200.

Why Should I Become a Member? Of course you'll enjoy the experiences and benefits, but your membership also helps to support conservation efforts. As a member of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA), Moody Gardens works with other AZA partners to ensure the long-term survival of captive wildlife.


CLICK HERE for renewal information, member events and full benefits. 

Family at Moody Gardens
Friends of Galveston receives check from Moody Gardens

On May 12, Rick Becker, president of Friends of Galveston Island State Park, was presented with a $401.00 check for the organization. The donation was a result of a member screening of National Parks Adventure 3D at Moody Gardens. The film commemorates the 100 year anniversary of the National Parks service. 

Galveston Tourism Council receives check from Moody Gardens

Membership Coordinator, Cat Signo, and Assistant Membership Coordinator, Crystal Hernandez, present donation check to Julie Ann Brown, Executive Director of Galveston Island Nature Tourism Council for East End Lagoon Nature Park & Preserve in the amount of $1743.06. 

 Annual Memberships

Family Membership:  $475
(Up to 5 people)

Individual Membership:  $140
(1 person)


Memberships offer a full year of unlimited admission to most Moody Gardens attractions, special member events, discounts and much more. They can be purchased upon your arrival.

Questions or Assistance: Please contact

Please note: Restrictions may apply for special events, exhibits, attractions or films. If purchased online, please allow up to 24 hours for membership to go into effect.

Seasonal Membership

Family at Palm Beach at Moody Gardens

$65 Per Person

Enjoy unlimited admission to Palm Beach and Bands on the Sand. Palm Beach is open weekend only starting May 19, including Memorial Day and is open daily June 2 - August 19. It is open weekends only Aug. 25 - Labor Day on Sept. 3.

CLICK HERE for more info about Palm Beach


  • Unlimited admission to Palm Beach
  • Bands On The Sands
  • One Festival of Lights Admission (Will be mailed to you by the end of the Palm Beach Season)
  • Receive Discounts for the following:
    • Zipline/Ropes Course (Discount applied when season membership is active)
    • Cabana Rentals (Subject to availability. Reservations are not allowed)
    • Palm Beach Concession (Excludes alcohol)
  • Receive $1.00 off Adult/Child Admission for each attraction for the Passholder (Excludes Special Events/Attractions)
  • Members bringing guests receive $2.00 off Adult Admission into Palm Beach

*Please note: Restrictions may apply for special events, exhibits, attractions or films. If purchased online, please allow up to 24 hours for membership to go into effect.

February Member Events

Member's Tailgate Party

MAKE PLANS: The Big Game, Big Screen, Great Food, Big Prizes
Including a Drawing for a XBOX One and Madden 2019!
and Many Other Prizes! 
Date: February 3
Time: 3 p.m. (Registration 2:30 p.m. - 7 p.m.)
Location: MG 3D Theater and the Visitor Center Lobby
RSVP: by February 1, click here under "Member Events"
Buffet Menu: Click here   Join us and watch the BIG GAME on the biggest screen in Texas at the MG 3D Theater! Enjoy games, face painting, and door prizes, including an XBOX One and the new Madden NFL 2019! Our mascot, Ollie the Otter and friends will also make an appearance for pictures. Food and drinks will be available for purchase or you can enjoy the V.I.P. Tailgate Lounge! Each member is allowed to bring one guest. Please be advised members only participate in door prizes and NO outside food or drinks.  We encourage those members to show their Team Spirit We will have a vote on whose best dressed

February is Members Appreciation Month!

As a valued member, Moody Gardens is offering you increased discounts on the following benefits for the month of February:

  • 30% discount on at Moody Gardens restaurants and concession areas (excludes alcohol)
  • 30% discount at Moody Gardens gift shops
  •  25% discount for Aquarium or Rainforest Birthday Parties (Reservations must be booked in February to receive this discount). Click here for details or call 409-683-4325 for reservations.
  • 30% discounts on Animal Public and Private Encounters (Giant River Otters, Penguins and Seals). Click here for details and schedule (Must be scheduled in the month of February)

Educators Open House

Saturday, February 2, 2019
Educators will  receive special Membership Rate on this day only:
$425 (Family)
$125 (Individual)

 Annual Member Benefits

UNLIMITED Admission into the following attractions:

  • MG 3D Theater*
  • 4D Special FX Theater
  • Rainforest Pyramid
  • Aquarium Pyramid
  • Discovery Pyramid*
  • Ropes Course
  • SpongeBob SubPants Adventure
  • Colonel Paddlewheel Boat
  • Palm Beach (Seasonal)
  • ICE LAND: Ice Sculptures
  • Festival of Lights

*Special Attractions, Events or Featured Films may not be included in the membership

Discounts on the following:

  • Birthday parties and camps
  • Members guest on single attraction tickets, Day Passes (Not valid with other coupons, discounts or special attractions or events)
  • Public and Private Animal Encounters (Giant River Otter and Penguins)
  • 20% off in Moody Gardens Gift Shops
  • Moody Gardens Hotel Spa
  • Colonel Paddlewheel Boat Dinner Cruise
  • Cabana rentals (No reservations allowed. Subject to availability)
  • Concessions, restaurants (excludes alcohol and Shearn's Seafood and Prime Steaks)
  • Moody Gardens Hotel best available rate (excludes 3rd party booking, subject to availability)
  • Special pre-viewing of new films and exhibits 
  • Member-only monthly events
  • Zip Line admission