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General Admission
Mississippi Aquarium utilizes day pass entry to ensure the most enjoyable visit for our guests. Guests purchasing tickets online may enter anytime between 10 am and 4 pm. Advance purchase recommended.

Coming Soon - Mermaids and Pirates! 
Experience the Aquatic Wonders like never before as Mississippi Aquarium welcomes Mermaids & Pirates!

Thursday, Oct. 28th - Sunday, Oct. 31st
Thursday, Nov. 4th - Sunday, Nov. 7th

Dive performances and Mermaid meet & greets are included with General Admission. 

Adult Admission
Regular Price: $29.95
Member Price: $26.95
Ages 13 - 64

Child Admission
Regular Price: $24.95
Member Price: $22.45
Ages 3-12

Senior Admission
Regular Price: $26.95
Member Price: $24.25
Ages 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

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 - Adult Admission
Price: $29.95
Ages 13 - 64

Gift Certificate - Child Admission
Price: $24.95
Ages 3 - 12

Gift Certificate - Senior Admission
Price: $26.95
Ages 65+

Gift Certificate - Adult Membership
Price: $95.00
Ages 13 - 64


Gift Certificate - Child Membership
Price: $75.00
Ages 3 - 12


Gift Certificate - Senior Membership
Price: $85.00
Ages 65+


Gift Certificate - Family of Four
Price: $275.00

Gift Certificate - Behind the Scenes Tour
Price: $12.00

Experience Mississippi Aquarium from Behind-the-Scenes by joining a friendly interpretive guide on a 30-minute walking tour of our facility and support areas! Learn about the Aquarium's Life Support Systems and water quality, daily care of animals through nutrition and Veterinary Services.

Gift Certificate - Dolphin Encounter
Price: $36.00
What does a dolphin's skin feel like? What does a dolphin eat? Find out during a Dolphin Encounter at Mississippi Aquarium! Our Dolphin encounter gives participants the opportunity to touch and feed Mississippi's water mammal.

The program includes a 10-minute educational chat, 5 minutes with a dolphin and trainer and a Q&A session after the interaction. Participants should expect to be in small groups during this poolside encounter and must be comfortable kneeling near open water.

Ages 5 - 9 must be accompanied by an adult with a separate encounter ticket. 

Gift Certificate - SeaTrek
Price: $90.90

Give the gift of an underwater experience! Guest will fully immerse themselves into the ocean's habitat, where they will get up close and personal with fish, sharks, rays and much more. 


  • To participate, each guest will need a SeaTrek ticket + General Admission or membership 
  • Guest ages 10 - 17 must be accompanied by a participating parent or guardian in the water. 
  • The Gift Certificate is valid for 1 year from purchase and must be booked 24 hours in advance. 
  • Visit for more information. 

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 are permitted. Please arrive 30 minutes before your departure time

Event Date: Saturday, Oct. 23rd at 4:00 pm
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.

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