What to expect

Updated March 5, 2021:

Governor Tate Reeves lifted the mask mandate effective March 3rd a t 5:00pm. Although not required, we recommend all guests visiting Mississippi Aquarium wear proper face coverings while inside the buildings on campus. Aquarium staff will continue to wear masks. In accordance with the CDC and Harrison County guidelines, we have implemented policies and procedures to create a safe experience for guests, staff and animals. These procedures include timed arrival tickets and reservations, limited touchable objects and other health and safety procedures.

stay home if sick

If you are sneezing, coughing, running a fever, or generally not feeling well, please visit the Aquarium on a day when you are feeling better.

Safety First

Wash your hands frequently when possible. Sanitizer stations can be found throughout campus.

Under Harrison County’s order, guests are required to wear face coverings on campus.

Timed Ticketing

All guests must reserve timed-entry tickets prior to visiting. This does not apply to members.

Come Hungry,
Shop Local

Pelican Pointe Café will be open for walk-up food purchases.
The Gulf Shop, featuring local artists, will be open with limited capacity to create a safe shopping experience.

What We are doing to keep you safe

Plan your visit accordingly

We are In this Together!

Arriving at Mississippi Aquarium

Frequently Asked Questions

the following FAQs pertain to covid-19 policies in accordance with the cdc and harrison county orders.

What are your hours?
How long can I stay at the Aquarium?
Will it be possible to follow social distancing during my visit?
How much are tickets?
Do you offer a military discount?
How do I become a member?
How do I get a group rate?
What are you doing to keep the animals safe?
Is it safe to visit the Aquarium?
Do I have to wear a mask? What about my kids?
I have a serious health condition that prevents me from wearing a mask. Can I still come to the Aquarium?
What if I do not wish to comply with the face-covering policy?
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