Downtown Aquarium

410 Bagby St.
Houston, TX 77002- Map It
(713) 223-3474

AAA Editor Notes

Downtown Aquarium, 410 Bagby St., brings visitors up close to more than 500 species of marine life including stingrays, sawfish, sharks and eels. White Tigers of the Maharaha's Temple is among the aquarium's seven themed areas. Visitors can touch and feed stingrays at Stingray Reef. The attraction also contains such amusement rides as a carousel, a Ferris wheel with views of the downtown Houston skyline, and Shark Voyage, a train ride through a shark tank. Food is available. Time: Allow 1 hour, 30 minutes minimum.
Aquarium exhibit $11.99; $9.99 (ages 65+); $8.99 (ages 3-11 and under 42 inches tall). Amusement rides $3.99-$5.99. Stingray Reef additional $2.99. Combination ticket including all-day access to exhibits and rides $18.99; $17.99 (under 42 inches tall); $16.99 (military with ID). Parking: $7; valet parking $9.
Hours: Mon.-Thurs. and Sun. 10-9, Fri.-Sat. 10 a.m.-10:30 p.m. Closed Christmas. Phone ahead to confirm schedule.