Discounts & Deals

  • Membership: Save Big Year-Round

    If you’re planning on visiting more than once, consider purchasing a membership – it pays for itself in just two visits! Along with 12 months of admission and free parking, a whole ocean of other memberships benefits await you, including discounts at our restaurants, gift shop and to special events.

  • Lone Star Days

    During certain dates, Texas Lone Star Card holders who are residents of Nueces, Kleberg, San Patricio, and Aransas counties can discover the wonders of the Aquarium on select days for just $3 per person during Lone Star Days!

  • Discounts for AZA Zoo and Aquarium Members

    The Texas State Aquarium is a member of the AZA Reciprocity program. Members of participating institutions will receive up to two tickets at the discounted rate of 50% off regular priced admission. The discount is available for the number of people covered by the membership up to a maximum of 2 individuals (Individual Members at AZA reciprocal zoos and aquariums will receive 1 discounted ticket; Dual/Family Members will receive 2 discounted tickets). The discount is only available on-site and you must present a valid membership card and photo ID in order to receive the discount. Please call before visiting to confirm your discount.

  • Discounts for Groups of 10+

    We would like to accommodate your group, club, or even school classroom at a discounted rate. Groups must make a reservation 24 HOURS IN ADVANCE to receive the group rate discounted admission. Reservations must be made during office hours, Monday – Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

    Group Reservations
  • Military Discounts

    As a thank you for their service to our nation, military personnel and veterans receive $2 off regular admission. To redeem your discount, please show identification verifying your service on-site, such as a valid military ID or a driver’s license identifying you as a veteran.

Your Guide to Purchasing Genuine Texas State Aquarium Tickets

Please be aware of fraudulent advertisements claiming to offer deeply discounted general admission “anniversary tickets”. If you see one for Texas State Aquarium tickets, please be aware that it is a scam. Valid Texas State Aquarium admission tickets are only available through our website or authorized business and hotel partners.

Follow these guidelines to outsmart the scammers!

– Valid Aquarium tickets are only available on our website

– Do not purchase tickets from any other website, through a social media platform or otherwise.

– The only discounts we will honor are the discounts listed on our website and available through our authorized business and hotel partners.

If you see a post offering discounted admission to the Aquarium, please share it with [email protected].