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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 tickets@msaquarium.org


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.
 
Mermaid Scales & Pirate Tales

Member - VIP Experience
Price: $40.00
Ages 3 - 10
VIP Experience Includes:
  • - 45 minutes in our VIP Grotto 
  • - Mermaid or Pirate Take-Home Costume + Accessories 
  • - Costume Themed Face Painting 
  • - Official Mermaid or Pirate Name Certificate
  • - Keepsake Printed Photo with our Special Guest
  • - VIP Front Line Access to Mermaid Dive Show

Non Member - VIP Experience
Price: $45.00
Ages 3 - 10
VIP Experience Includes:
  • - 45 minutes in our VIP Grotto 
  • - Mermaid or Pirate Take-Home Costume + Accessories 
  • - Costume Themed Face Painting 
  • - Official Mermaid or Pirate Name Certificate
  • - Keepsake Printed Photo with our Special Guest
  • - VIP Front Line Access to Mermaid Dive Show
1 Child Admission Ticket + 1 VIP Experience Ticket is required to participate in the event. 

Please Read:
  • General Admission includes viewing Mermaids' dive throughout the day and meet & greet opportunities.
  • VIP tickets are optional add-on tickets for children ages 3 - 10 years old.
  • Due to the limited availability, time constraints of our staff, and the mermaid(s), late guests cannot be accommodated to another session time under any circumstances. Please arrive on time.
  • Food is not allowed in the Mermaid Grotto
  • All sales are final. The event is rain or shine. No refunds
Questions? Contact tickets@msaquarium.org or call 228-241-1228
 
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
 
Membership

Adult Individual
Price: $95.00
Ages 13 - 64

Child Individual
Price: $75.00
Ages 3 - 12

Senior Individual
Price: $85.00
Ages 65+

Family of Four
Price: $275.00
Includes: 2 Adults plus 2 Children
Add Additional Members for $45.00 each

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.

Questions? Email tickets@msaquarium.org
 
ECO-TOUR
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 are permitted. Please arrive 30 minutes before your departure time

Departure Location: Ship Island dock in Gulfport Small Craft Harbor, Jones Park

If you would like to include admission to the Aquarium, please purchase the COMBO ticket.


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+

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

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

COMBO 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.

Questions? Contact tickets@msaquarium.org