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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.
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.
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.
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.
The Mississippi Aquarium is opening in late 2019/early 2020.
Species that live at Mississippi Aquarium cover water, land and air, specifically including: Alligators, River Otters, River Fish, Dolphins, Stingrays, Shorebirds.
The Aquarium will contain 1 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.
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.
The Mississippi Aquarium is located at 2100 E Beach Blvd, Gulfport, MS 39501.