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Moody Gardens

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Address: 1 Hope Blvd, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77554-8928
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Surrounded by vivid colors and wildlife from across the globe, you're...

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 Giant Screen 6P Laser Projector on the largest screen in Texas. Then, the thrill of the Ropes Course and Zip Line, Speed Exhibition and Colonel Paddlewheel Boat awaits. And whether it's morning golf, a spa afternoon, a Palm Beach playdate, or a dreamy overnight hotel stay, take this moment and make it your own as you immerse yourself in some real quality time.

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Lots of fun

Moody Gardens is your one stop spot for fun. There's plenty of things to do and not get bored doing it. Great for families with children of any age.

Reviewed 29 June 2016
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Cherokee, Texas
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 3 July 2016

Going mid-week was a great idea. We could park closer and spend the parking time we normally would waste looking for a place to park enjoying the attractions. Get on the Paddle Boat early for the best outside seats. We spent more time in the cafe area. The Air conditioner made for a pleasant trip. The pyramids are all great.... More 

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1 Thank MackDanny
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24 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

It was FABULOUS!!! Patrick Star spoke directly to my 4 year old son... He and my 6 year old son thought the entire thing was real!!! 50$ for me, my 6 year old, 4 year old, n 2 year old was free... soooo worth the money!!!! They have jellyfish, sea horses, and a fish tank before u go in... great... More 

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Conroe, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 July 2016

We chose to do just the two pyramids because we did not have enough time to do everything, but I am glad we chose to go that route. The price of the tickets are just so overpriced........ $118.70 is just too much for 3 people. Had we done the complete ticket package it would have been over $150 for 3... More 

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2 Thank Tori L
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4 reviews
Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

We went to Moody Gardens hotel for the breakfast buffet and enjoyed it very much. The wait staff was wonderful and so was the food on the buffet. We then went through the Moody Gardens Aquarium. We enjoyed this also, a lot of interesting animals and its inside of a blue pyramid!! So cool! Loved everything in Galveston and want... More 

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Muldrow, Oklahoma
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 June 2016

It's the usual movie, aquarium, etc....just in a more beautiful setting than normal. Expect to spend some money here especially if you have a large family.

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Austin, Texas
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75 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 June 2016

I attended this location for a business conference. While the facilities were somewhat nice, there weren't sufficient signs placed around the facility to help people find the room(s) they were trying to move to. Some of the meeting rooms looked like you had to walk in employee only areas with uneven carpet, unusual lighting, and down long narrow hallways. The... More 

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Thank MinimalTravels
TheMoodyGardens, Public Relations Manager at Moody Gardens, responded to this review

Hi there, We will be sure to pass your comments along to the convention center! More 

Houston, Texas
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Reviewed 29 June 2016

Moody Gardens is your one stop spot for fun. There's plenty of things to do and not get bored doing it. Great for families with children of any age.

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Wichita, Kansas
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6 reviews
Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

The rainforest and aquarium would have been even more fun if there were something that was at least hands on. It was impressive but could have been better and more memorable if there were more interactive things for us to do.

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Thank jenn0426
TheMoodyGardens, Public Relations Manager at Moody Gardens, responded to this review

Hi Jenn, We appreciate your feedback! Our Aquarium Renovation has plans to produce exactly what you're wanting. We hope to see you again in the future! More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

There is so much to do i advise getting the family membership even if you only use it once it pays for itself the rainforest and beach is a must do not to exclude the other attraction which are great especially the 3d and 4d movies i love it all

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1 Thank Erzillarussell
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

We went through the rainforest area and the underwater exhibit. Kids had a blast. It was bad for the price and there was a lot to see and learn.

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Thank 13fiesta
TheMoodyGardens, Public Relations Manager at Moody Gardens, responded to this review

Hi there, We're so happy to hear that your visit was enjoyed by all! Please be sure to visit again soon. More 

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