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Homeschool Days

Dive into Homeschool at Mississippi Aquarium

Mississippi Aquarium welcomes homeschool families and groups to visit, explore, and participate in hands-on educational activities. Our themed programs are designed for students of all ages and are the perfect complement to any science curriculum.

Homeschool Rewards – The more you book the more you save.

Mississippi Aquarium is pleased to reward our dedicated Homeschoolers. Save up to 20% when you book more than one of our engaging Homeschool Days in the same transaction.

* Aquarium Members receive an additional 10% off

What Should Students Expect?

After check-in, students will meet with one of the Aquarium's educators who will introduce the week's topic. Students will then partake in hands-on, educational activity stations, supervised by an educator. Supplemental materials will be available to guide learning during the activity. There will be an opportunity to meet one of our animal ambassadors and tour the Aquarium at your leisure.

Limit 1 adult per 1-3 children
Limit 2 adults per 4 or more children

Additional adults are welcome to attend at the Group Admission
rate of $25.45 if purchased in advance.

Space is limited. We recommend you pre-register and purchase your tickets in advance.

Program Time

8:45 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

Offered on one
Thursday each month
8:40 a.m. - 9 a.m.

Program Cost

Advanced Purchase
Student pk-12 | $17.50
Adult | $17.50
Additional Adult | $25.45

At the window (day of)

Student pk-12 | $24.95
Adult | $29.95


2024 Fall Homeschool Topics

September 12


The ocean is a mysterious place! Oceanography allows us to uncover scandalous secrets from the shallows to the deep ocean. Dive into this hidden place and come learn about ocean geography, how water is tested, and what makes this career so exciting!

October 31

Deep Ocean

What is spookier than Halloween? The deep ocean! Join us to answer questions such as 'Why is it so challenging to live in the deep ocean?' and 'What spooky animals can be found here and why do they look so unique?'.

November 14

Fish, Stingrays, & Sharks

Who runs the oceans? FISH! Did you know that sharks and stingrays are also fish? Learn about what makes a fish a fish, the difference between bony fish and cartilaginous fish, and the wacky characteristics that make them all so unique.

December 12

Science Fair

Calling all student scientists! Do you have observations about the world that you would like to explore and present to fellow scientists? Come to Mississippi Aquarium and showcase your project for a chance to win exclusive prizes. Guest judges from Audubon Aquarium!

All of Mississippi Aquarium’s Education Programs meet MS College & Career Readiness Standards and Next Generation Science Standards.
For inquiries or additional information, please contact us
at (228)241-1218 or via email at fieldtrips@msaquarium.org.

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