June 19, 2024

CORPUS CHRISTI, TX –Due to weather conditions and out of an abundance of caution, the Texas State Aquarium will be closed on Thursday, June 20, 2024.

During Tropical Storm Alberto, the Aquarium’s Emergency Operations Center is facilitated by essential staff including animal care, water quality, and various operations personnel, who will remain onsite to maintain habitats, critical life support systems, and provide care for the more than 300 species that make the Aquarium their home.

For more information as the tropical storm develops, guests, members, and other supporters of the Aquarium are encouraged to follow the Aquarium’s social media accounts and website at www.texasstateaquarium.org.

B-roll: Storm footage

About Texas State Aquarium    

The Texas State Aquarium (TSA), the Official Aquarium of the State of Texas, is a private, non-profit 501(c)(3) institution that is fully accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums. Its mission is to engage people with animals, inspire appreciation for our seas and support wildlife conservation. TSA, the largest Aquarium in Texas, cares for over 4,000 animals and has been named the #5 Best Aquarium in North America by USA Today. Learn more at texasstateaquarium.org. 



Media Contact:     

Jennifer Vela 

Chief Government Affairs and Marketing Officer 


[email protected] 

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