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Advance purchases are strongly encouraged on weekends and holidays, as walk-up tickets are limited and may sell out. Questions? Email

Adult Admission
From $29.95
Adult (13-64)

Child Admission
From $24.95
Child (3-12)
Free for 2 and under

Senior Admission
From $26.95
Senior (65+)

Please note, areas of the aquarium may be closed for a portion or all of any given day without prior notice.

Members: Receive 10% off admission for friends and family!

Military: A 10% discount on admission is offered to all active, reserve, retired service persons and veterans. To apply online, enter promo code: MILITARY during checkout. Valid Military ID must be presented before entering the Aquarium.
Behind-the-Scenes Tours
Experience the Mississippi Aquarium from Behind-the-Scenes -Join a friendly Interpretive guide on a 30-minute walking tour of our facility and support areas! Learn about the daily care of animals, the Aquarium operations and get an up-close glimpse of life behind the Seas!

Behind the Scenes Tour
Regular Price: $12.00
Member Price: $10.00
Ages 8+
Tours are available daily at 12:45 pm & 2:45 pm. Weather permitting. 
  • 30 minute guided walking tour of behind-the-scenes
  • Admission is not included and must be purchased separately.
  • Children must be at least 8 years old to participate. Children 8 - 12 yrs old must be accompanied by a paid adult (18 or older). 
Please note: This is an Aquarium Facility Tour of behind-the-scenes. Animal encounters are not part of this experience. 
  • No food or beverage permitted while on the tour
  • No photography allowed
  • Tours begin promptly at the scheduled time

Individual Membership
Price: $95.00

Membership is valid 12 months from purchase

Individual Membership 4+
Price: $86.00

Need 4 or more memberships? Order here!

Save 10% when you buy 4 or more Individual Memberships! 


Membership Benefits Include:

  • Unlimited admission during your 12-month membership
  • Skip the ticket lines with express entry
  • Invitation/discount tickets to Members Only events
  • Subscription to the members-only newsletter
  • 10% off retail and photos
  • 10% off birthday parties, summer camps and kids events
  • Reduced individual guest ticket when accompanied by a member (10%)
  • Individual membership cards are printed onsite at the time of purchase
Gift Certificates
Looking for the perfect gift? Give your loved one a membership to Mississippi Aquarium!

Gift Certificate - Child Admission
Price: $26.70

Gift Certificate - Adult Admission
Price: $32.05

Gift Certificate - Senior Admission
Price: $28.84

Gift Certificate - Individual Membership
Price: $101.65

After purchase, a digital Gift Certificate will be sent automatically to email address provided and may be redeemed online.

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Come aboard for a 90-minute cruise with Mississippi Aquarium to learn about the wildlife and unique ecology of the Gulf of Mexico and the conservation work being done by our scientists and partners. Snack bar service available onboard. No outside food or drinks permitted. Please arrive 30 minutes before your departure time.

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes
Departure Time: 4:00 pm
Departure Location: Ship Island dock in Gulfport Small Craft Harbor, Jones Park

This is TOUR-ONLY ticket. Admission to the Aquarium is not included.
If you would like admission with the tour, please purchase the COMBO ticket below.

Adult Eco-Tour
Regular Price: $24.95
Member Price: $22.45
Ages 13 - 64

Child Eco-Tour
Regular Price: $16.95
Member Price: $14.45
Ages 3 - 12

Senior Eco-Tour
Regular Price: $22.95
Member Price: $20.45
Ages 65+

Weather Conditions may affect your cruise and it is understood that the Captain has
the sole direction to cancel the cruise or change departure times without notice for the
safety of the passengers.

Questions? Contact
  • Admission into the Aquarium (10:00 am - 2:00 pm)
  • 90-Minute Eco-Tour (Check-in 3:00 pm - 3:45 / Departs 4:00 pm)

Adult Eco-Tour + Admission
Regular Price: $51.95
Group Price: $46.95
Ages 13 - 64

Child Eco-Tour + Admission
Regular Price: $43.95
Group Price: $40.95
Ages 3 - 12

Senior Eco-Tour + Admission
Regular Price: $49.95
Group Price: $46.95
Ages 65+

Weather Conditions may affect your cruise and it is understood that the Captain has the
sole direction to cancel the cruise or change departure times without notice for the
safety of the passengers.