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Hours

  • The Continental Shelf exhibit is closed for refurbishing, opening in late September. Exact date to be announced as installation progresses.
  • 10:00 am - 5:00 pm daily
  • Closed Christmas and Thanksgiving
  • Admission

    • Adult - $20.95 + tax
    • Child - $14.95 + tax (2 thru 12)
    • Child - free (under 2)
    • Senior - $16.95 + tax (65+)
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    Featured Animals

    Banded archerfish

    By pressing its tongue against a bony groove in the roof of its mouth, an archerfish can shoot a jet of water as far as ten feet to knock down the ins

    Harlequin shrimp

    The colorful pattern of the Harlequin or Clown shrimp makes this beautiful crustacean quite popular. Its white or cream colored body is covered with d

    Jabiru stork

    Whenever this largest of the three New World storks shows up on the coast of Texas, birders from all over the country fly out to add it to their US li

    Painted goldie anthias

    The Painted goldie anthias, also known as the Pictilis anthias, like other members of the sea bass family, are hermaphrodites. The brightly colored m

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