Moody Gardens Galveston Attractions

Endless Fun under the Gulf Sun

Moody Gardens boasts diverse Galveston attractions. Educational activities include its massive pyramids, with one focused on the rainforest and the other on ocean life. Moody Gardens also has Galveston’s premier coastal golf course, movie theaters, and seasonal Galveston Island attractions.

Aquarium Pyramid

Moody Garden’s ten-story aquarium pyramid has ocean life from the south Atlantic, north Pacific, south Pacific, and Caribbean. This 1.5-million-gallon Moody Gardens aquarium teems with creatures, including tuxedo-clad penguins, seals, stingrays, sharks, and more. With new renovations recently completed, it has a new shine that adds to nature’s awe.

Rainforest Pyramid

Visit the rainforests of Asia, Africa, and the Americas. This large collection of rainforest animals and plants gives you a rare, up-close experience with endangered plants and animals. See Giant Amazon River Otters, Saki Monkeys, and Chinese Alligators. One of the truest replicas of a real rainforest, this pyramid is a must see.

Discovery Museum


Did you know the human skeletal system consists of 206 bones? How do your joints work? What is Osteoporosis? Learn more about the bones that keep us and animals moving in this exciting exhibit with interactive activities. It examines bone biology, human and animals bone specimen and how bones are part of cultures all around the world.


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3D and 4D Theaters

Immerse yourself in the MG 3D Theater featuring the world’s first giant-screen 4K 6-Primary Laser Projection System. Already with the largest screen in Texas and top-of-the-line surround sound system, this state-of-the-art 3D viewing experience gives guests the best viewing experience in the world. Click here for more information.

Engage all of your senses at our 4D theater! Enjoy 3D projection, audio and show control systems along with wind, seat sensors, leg ticklers, scent, misters and snow put you in the action. Click here for more information.

Colonel Paddlewheel Boat

Live the high-life on an hour-long cruise aboard a replica of an 1800s paddlewheel boat. Dinner and private cruises are available for groups of 65 or more (Weather permitting). Click here for schedule. Click here for dinner cruise information.

*Please note that boarding begins 30 mins prior to sail

Rope Course & Zip Line

This unique seaside challenge has fun for all ages. The Sky Trail Ropes Course is the tallest steel rope course on the Gulf Coast, and the Sky Tykes Rope Course gives smaller kids their own course to explore. The Moody Gardens Zip Line races 60 feet in the air over Palm Beach and its lazy river. Click here for more information.

Palm Beach Waterpark

Palm Beach (Closed for the season.)

Enjoy a new lazy river, wave pool and tower slides. Sink your toes into white sand with palm trees, freshwater lagoons, splash pad, volleyball courts, aquatic playground and more.

Click here to view the Palm Beach schedule.

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