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Visitor Info and Tickets

Merlin

Every visit to the Texas State Aquarium is a new and exciting discovery! Experience daily dive shows, animal feedings, training sessions, and “hands on” programs with sharks and stingrays. Relax in our underwater dolphin room or cool off with a treat from the Pepsi Shoreline Grill. With so much to see and do… what are you waiting for? Purchase tickets online or at the admissions desk and start your adventure now!

Below are our daily admission prices, hours of operation, H-E-B Splash Park hours of operation, tips for a great visit, and a map of our facility to help you plan your visit.

 

 

 

Daily Admission Prices

Prices at the Admission Desk.

MEMBERS ADULT (13 & UP) SENIOR (65 & UP) MILITARY CHILD (3-12) 2 AND UNDER
FREE $22.95 $20.95 $20.95 $16.95 Free
*Parking: $5.00          

Purchase tickets Monday through Friday online, and save! See prices below.

Online Only: Monday – Friday Admission

MEMBERS ADULT (13 & UP) SENIOR (65 & UP) MILITARY CHILD (3-12) 2 AND UNDER
FREE $18.95 $16.95 $16.95 $13.95 Free
*Parking: $5.00          
Purchase Tickets Online Now!

 

Prices subject to change. 

Gift Shop/Food Court/Handicapped Accessible

Strollers and wheelchairs available for rent on a first-come, first-served basis.  |   Service animals only

Additional Military discounts available with advance purchase of tickets at the following MWR/ITT offices: Fort Hood, Fort Sam, Lackland Air Force Base, Naval Station Corpus Christi, Naval Station Kingsville.

 

Hours of Operation

Splash Park Hours of Operation

Labor Day through February 28 March 28 – May 25 (Daily)
Open daily 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
March 1 until Labor Day May 25 – Labor Day weekend (Daily)
Open daily 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Closed Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day. For more information, click here.


Tips for a Great Visit

star   Check program schedule to plan your visit.
star   Arrive early for Wild Flight and dive presentations.
star   When possible, bring baby backpacks or baby slings instead of strollers to get through crowded areas with ease.
star   Wear comfortable shoes.
star   Check weather, as some of our presentations and exhibits are outdoors.
star   To avoid big crowds during the summer months, try visiting during the week. Busiest times to visit are 11 a.m. through 3 p.m.
star   Many schools schedule field trips for April and May. Visit after 1 p.m. to avoid larger groups.
star   To avoid long lines at the ticket counter, become a Member of the Aquarium.

 

View our Facility Map

View our Facility Map

 

Reciprocal Admissions Program. Click here for more info.

Reciprocal Admissions Program. Click here for more info.