WE'RE EXCITED TO MEET YOU!

Who we Are

Delivering an awe-inspiring experience that supports animal research and conservation and instill a passion for the aquatic world.

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Education

Reaching the hearts and minds of all guests by connecting them with the planet's most precious ecosystems is the driving force behind Mississippi Aquarium's Education Department.

Conservation

Making the connection with the aquatic world through education, biology and conservation inspires individuals, families and communities to be empowered to take action for conservation.

COMMUNITY

Through our education and conservation programs, we will touch the hearts and open the minds that will ignite curiosity and ultimately guide or guests to be good stewards of the community.

Discover a world of natural wonders,
right in your backyard.

2100 E Beach Blvd. Gulfport, Mississippi 39501
For general inquiries, email
INFO@MSAQUARIUM.ORG

Connect to the living world beneath the surface.

Captivating the imagination through engaging experiences with aquatic wildlife.

Inspiring guests of all ages to discover the world of wonder that lives just below the surface.

Creating a love for the coastal environment through interactive learning programs.

Frequently Asked Questions

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When will Mississippi Aquarium open?

Mississippi Aquarium is opening soon!

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How much are tickets?

$29.95 - Adult Admission (Ages 13 and up)

$24.95 - Child Admission (Ages 3-12)

$26.95 - Senior (Ages 65 and up)

*Children 2 and under receive free admission

10% off discount for Military families with valid ID

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Do you offer a military discount?

Yes. We offer 10% off regular admission for active or retired U.S. military personnel and military family members with valid IDs.

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How much are memberships?

$95 per person OR receive a year membership at only $86 per person when you order 4 or more!

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Why don't I see a Family Membership option?

We offer Individual Memberships at a discount when you buy 4 or more. Plus, you can add anyone you want to your purchase to take advantage of the deal!

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How do I get a group rate?

Groups rates are applied for 15 or more guests. Groups receive a 15% discount off the total price of admission. Groups of 50 receive 15% discount PLUS one complimentary ticket. Group rate is only available with a single payment transaction and are only available for purchase through our Group Sales Manager or at the Aquarium Ticket Office. Additional discounts, such as military or senior are not valid with any other group, promotion or discount.

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How big is Mississippi Aquarium?

The Aquarium will contain one-million gallons of both salt and fresh water. Sitting on 5.8 acres, the aquarium contains over 80,000 square feet of exhibits connected by landscaped walkways with plantings representing all seven Physiographic Regions of Mississippi.

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Where is Mississippi Aquarium located?

Mississippi Aquarium is located at 2100 E Beach Blvd, Gulfport, MS 39501.

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What kind of animals will live at Mississippi Aquarium?

Species that live at Mississippi Aquarium cover water, land and air, specifically including: Alligators, River Otters, River Fish, Dolphins, Stingrays, Shorebirds.

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I’d like to work/volunteer/intern at Mississippi Aquarium. Where do I start?

The Aquarium will provide careers, internships and volunteer opportunities for those looking to gain exciting, hands-on experience and give back to our community. We will be posting openings on the Careers page of our website. Please check back often to see which opportunities best suit your interests.

Mississippi Aquarium Facts & Figures

The entry fountain will

Stand Taller than

the Biloxi Lighthouse

The Gulf strata viewing window will be

21 Feet High

The “Gulf Tunnel” will be

30 FEET LONG

Surrounding you with sea life

the campus will be

10x larger

than the Barksdale Pavilion

More than

50 DIFFERENT SPECIES

of non-toxic plants

The landscape will be a

Natural Food Source

for birds & butterflies

Every drop of water will be filtered

16 times per day

The Aquarium’s exterior habitats are

1,600 Feet long

That’s 4.5 football fields!