Backstage Pass

Backstage Pass
 Experience an incredible insider’s view of the Texas State Aquarium!

Experience an incredible insider’s view of the Aquarium. Enjoy our animals and plants in front of the galleries, then follow our guide and rediscover life behind the scenes. You’ll see where we care for animals, how we prepare food, and where we keep newcomers before they can be seen by the public. See miles of pipes and piles of pumps and filters working together to keep the animals and plants healthy. Plus, you”ll get to feed the fish!

Each tour can accommodate a maximum of 12 people. Offered on a first-come, first-served basis.

$8.00 Adult + Admission

$8.00 Child + Admission


Program Availability

May 24 through August 31

11:30 a.m. and 2:00 p.m., Daily


Safety Restrictions

Limited to 10 participants per tour 
Shoes must have heel strap
Strict height requirement: Chin must be able to rest on 38″ standard
Includes climbing stairs for feeding opportunity 
No strollers