Mississippi Aquarium

National Star Wars Day

It’s National Star Wars Day and instead of slipping into the dark side take a dive into the aquatic side. News 25’s Lorraine Weiskopf is at the Mississippi Aquarium with information regarding their Star Wars festivities.

Mississippi Aquarium opens new dolphin encounter

The Mississippi Aquarium is letting visitors get up close and personal with their resident bottlenose dolphins through their new dolphin encounter. The new dolphin encounter allows participants to feed and touch the bottlenose dolphins and includes an educational presentation…

Fin and Zen Yoga at the Mississippi Aquarium

The Mississippi Aquarium is reaching out to all Gulf Coast yogis. Tomorrow, they are hosting their first ‘Fin and Zen’ one hour yoga session on the first floor of the aquatic waters in front of the main…

Mississippi Aquarium holding book drive

Mississippi Aquarium is looking for local support for their growing educational library. Starting today, in honor of ‘Read Across America’ Week, the Aquarium is offering $2 off entry for those who donate March 2nd to the 4th.…

Homeschool Days at the Mississippi Aquarium

The Mississippi Aquarium welcomes homeschool families and groups to visit, explore, and participate in hands-on educational activities. The Mississippi Aquarium welcomes at-home learners to Homeschool Day for families to enjoy. Education Program Analyst Lauren Fuller said, “They…

Ales at the Sails Preview

Sip, sip, hooray! The Mississippi Aquarium is gearing up for their first beer-themed event featuring selections from area breweries and of course the aquarium’s many aquatic wonders. News 25’s Jeff Haeger has more.

Mississippi Aquarium and IMMS help sea turtles

Forty-five endangered Kemp’s Ridley Sea Turtles landed in Gulfport from Cape Cod this afternoon in need of medical attention from two Gulf Coast organizations. The Institute of Marine Mammal Studies and the Mississippi Aquarium greeted the turtle…

Kemp’s Conservator beer released today

Chandeleur Island Brewing Company, along with the Mississippi Aquarium, released Kemp’s Conservator beer for its second season. A portion of the sales of the Munich lager goes to helping protect the Kemp’s Ridley Sea Turtles. Kemp’s Conservator…

New Mississippi Aquarium mural welcomes dolphins

While taking a cruise along Highway 90 in Gulfport, make sure to keep an eye out for the Mississippi Aquarium’s newest mural. Gulfport artist and retired Gulfport firefighter Robert Waldrop designed and painted the 70 by 5…

Make-A-Wish grants local teen’s wish

Today kicked off 12 days of holiday wishes for one brave South Mississippi teen battling cancer. Kaleq and his family received the full Mississippi Aquarium experience and even a few big surprises. They say wishes do come…

Mississippi Aquarium welcomes Santa!

It’s the first-ever Christmas season for the new Mississippi Aquarium and they pulled out all the stops to welcome a friend to kids across the Coast. Santa arrived at the aquarium today and will be available for…

Mississippi Aquarium launches SeaTREK underwater experience 

GULFPORT, MS - On Friday, November 27, the Mississippi Aquarium will launch its highly anticipated SeaTREK experience. SeaTREK is a helmet diving experience that allows guests to become one with the Aquarium's main Oceans Habitat while in a near zero-gravity diving system. SeaTREK is open for guests ages…