General admission tickets allow access to all of the Children’s Aquarium’s galleries, exhibits and interactive experiences. Separately ticketed activities such as the Children’s Aquarium Mining Company, are not included.
Advance purchase online is strongly suggested to make sure you can visit the Aquarium your preferred time.
Military and Senior citizen discounts available.
During the State Fair of Texas, the Children’s Aquarium will be open extended hours
from 9 a.m. until 7 p.m. Normal business hours are 9 a.m. until 5 p.m.
The Children’s Aquarium Annual Pass Members may enter the attraction any time during normal operating hours by showing their pass or reserving tickets online. Annual Pass Members are also invited to enjoy special benefits throughout the year. Children 2 and under do not require annual passes.
All passes sold together must be from the same household to receive this discount.
Annual passholders receive a variety of benefits throughout the year, including: