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Moody Gardens

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Surrounded by vivid colors and wildlife from across the globe, you're immediately engaged at the Rainforest and Aquarium Pyramids. Moments later, you're transported via state-of-the-art imagery and sound at the MG3D Theater with the world's first...more
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1 Hope Blvd, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77554-8928
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We did the penguin animal encounter. Tour lasted about an hour into the penguin exhibit, but the best part was getting to see hendrix the penguin up close - and getting to pet him! we came out smelling horrible, so plan to have a change...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Donald B
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It is a bit expensive. Try to book online. They have seasonal special passes you can but, instead of adding all the single attractions. If you plan to ride the ferry, try not to have rain. Or they also might not drive. We loved it...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Daniela L
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Went for a cheer competition in the off season and wondered around and looked at everything. This is a place that has lots to offer and would be a must visit.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were told about he Moody Garden Lights at nightfall. The parking was easier than we thought and display of lights was good but not great. Gaylord Lights in Grapevine is far better and more entertaining. Food vendors are scarce. The path was not well...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Edmundlee
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a wonderful time. Iceland was cold and wonderful. Hotel was great. Bar is a good afternoon place to sit and relax.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank liltxblue
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After our Christmas cruise, we spent some time in Galveston and enjoyed an evening at Moody Gardens. We bought the evening pass that included Festival of Lights and Iceland as well as all other regular attractions. We loved the Aquarium Pyramid but it was too...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We bought the 2 day pass including the Christmas activities. We visited the Rainforest, Aquarium, rode the Paddle Boat, watched 4D Rudolph, walked through their lights display, and Ice Scupltures. The pass also included the kids discovery museum and Spongebob ride, our little one tuckered...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 73JoeR
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed at Moody Gardens Hotel and had tickets to everything. Hotel was busy and well decorated for the holidays. Iceland exhibit was excellent and the family had fun. Be prepared as it is 9 degrees in the exhibit, so bring mittens, stocking hats, scarves and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank mmh3708
Reviewed 1 week ago

We walked through the 1 mile Christmas Light Display on New Year's Eve. Fantastic with food kiosks dotted throughout. The visit was very affordable.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Venture63867088951
Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the best family experiences in America. And, at a very affordable price. My favorite part is the aquarium but there is something for everyone in the family including a private beach for the kiddos! Ladies, the spa is reported to be one of...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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25 December 2018|
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Response from Melanie C | Reviewed this property |
Most of the exhibits at Moody Gardens are indoor. Though you may have to walk from Pyramid to Pyramid there is ample covered walkways to protect you from the elements. However I'm uncertain about other areas as our visit was... More
11 December 2018|
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Response from 2020go | Reviewed this property |
Sorry. The system was down so we couldn’t buy online. I would call their customer service and get exact instructions of where to go. Also there are TWO lines to get checked in. There was a really long line on the right and... More
Marjorie H
8 December 2018|
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Response from althea73401 | Reviewed this property |
Im sorry, I was there in the summertime. If you call the front desk,. they are very gracious about answering questions.