Public Aquariums

Downtown Aquarium - Houston TX

Downtown Aquarium - Houston TX


410 Bagby St @ Memorial Dr.
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From North Houston
Take I-45 South, exit McKinney. Turn left on Bagby. Downtown Aquarium will be on your left after you cross Texas Street.

From West Houston
Take I-10 East to Smith exit. Turn right on Franklin. Turn left on Bagby. Downtown Aquarium will be on your right.

From South Houston
Take Hwy 288 to I-45 North. Exhibit Houston Ave/Memorial Drive. Stay in the right hand lane for Memorial. Make a right at the Memorial light. Go to Bagby and make a left at the light. Downtown Aquarium will be on your left.

From East Houston
Take I-10 West to San Jacinto. Go to Prairie and make a right. Go to Bagby, turn right. Downtown Aquarium is on your left.


The Downtown Aquarium in Houston TX is home to over 200 species of aquatic life housed in over 500,000 gallons of water. Tour the Louisiana Swamp. Step inside a shipwreck. Explore the rainforest. Visit sunken temples or explore the gulf of Mexico. Get hands on with their new Stingray Reef exhibit (for an extra fee). Then enjoy dinner in the restaurant before heading for more fun with the amazing rides and fun games offered at this aquarium.


Aquarium Adventure Exhibit:
Adults - $11.99
Seniors (65+)- $9.99
Children (under 42")- $8.99
Children (under 2) - FREE

Stingray Reef:
Entry - $2.99
Food - $2.50
Value Pass* - $4.99
*Includes Reef entry and fish food.

Shark Voyage - $5.99
Diving Bell Ferris Wheel- $4.99
Aquatic Carousel - $3.99
Lighthouse Dive - $3.99
Frog Hopper - $3.99


All-day Adventure Pass*:
Adults - $18.99
Kids (under 42") - $17.99
*includes unlimited rides and all day access to exhibits and stingray reef

Military discounts available on all-day adventure passes with valid active military ID. $2 discount off up to 4 wristbands. Must show valid military ID when purchasing.


Exhibit Hours of Operation:
Monday - Thursday: 10am - 9pm
Friday & Saturday: 10am - 10:30pm
Sunday: 10am - 9pm

Restaurant Hours of Operation:
Monday - Thursday: 11am - 9pm
Friday & Saturday: 11am - 10:30pm
Sunday: 11am - 9pm

Plan Your Trip:

If you need a place to stay be sure to contact The Westin Houston Downtown for an exciting aquarium package.

Also check out the Houston CityPass to find discounted admissions to not only the Downtown Aquarium, but also the Space Center Houston, Houston Museum of Natural Science, either the Houston Zoo or Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, and either the Children's Museum of Houston or Kemah Boardwalk.