Mississippi Aquarium

Gulfport, MS
  • 250,000 sq ft
  • $40 million
  • 3 stories
  • Completed in 2020

Structural Features

  • Sitting on 5.8 acres, the aquarium is comprised of 7 buildings and 6 exterior exhibits connected by landscaped walkways.
  • The 3-story main building is concrete framed with integral 29-foot deep concrete exhibit tank. All the concrete exhibit tanks are designed in accordance with ACI 350 for water-tightness and durability.
  • LSS equipment is within an exterior yard with an underground pumped drainage system and a perimeter wall designed to hold back storm surge waters.