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Pirates! Legends of the Gulf Coast

2313 Harborside Dr, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-1568
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Well we went this last summer and found it very lacking. It's a self guided tour of what's supposed... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Lisa F
via mobile
Arrrrgh..Pirates be here in Galveston!

pretty cool tour that you wander thru and listen to information of Jean LaFitte and other pirates... read more

Reviewed 31 March 2018
Steve10367
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Rusk, Texas
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2313 Harborside Dr, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-1568
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"booty"
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"gulf"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well we went this last summer and found it very lacking. It's a self guided tour of what's supposed to be an old pirate ship, kids can do a scavenger hunt to find things and that was the only saving grace because nothing was authentic,...More

Thank Lisa F
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Reviewed 31 March 2018

pretty cool tour that you wander thru and listen to information of Jean LaFitte and other pirates that influenced Galveston, New Orleans, and Mississippi. There is also a "scavenger hunt" that you can play (aimed for younger people to keep their interest) but it is...More

Thank Steve10367
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Reviewed 21 October 2017

We took the kid after school and weren't really expecting much but it turned out to be great. The exhibit is very well done and informative. The exibit focuses on to Jean Lafitte who was a pirate that spent a lot of time in Galveston...More

Thank Calmday
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PIRATESandGHOSTS, Owner at Pirates! Legends of the Gulf Coast, responded to this reviewResponded 14 November 2017

Hello and thank you for your review. So happy to hear you had a great time with the kids and took the time to provide a review for us. Hope we can see you again soon Regards, Jay - Ringmaster Pirates and Ghosts Galveston Island,...More

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Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

This place was super cool!!!! Very interesting information. I love how they try to get everyone included in the whole experience. The directions to tour she ship was a little confusing but it was ok to go through it more than once.More

Thank unknown5300
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PIRATESandGHOSTS, Owner at Pirates! Legends of the Gulf Coast, responded to this reviewResponded 14 November 2017

Thank you for your review. We appreciate the feedback. The best part of the exhibit is you are free to roam around at your own pace in any direction you want. We try very hard to have something for everyone to enjoy Thank you for...More

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Reviewed 20 August 2017

Took 11 year old and 4 year old here. Have made a lot of improvements since our last visit 4 years ago. The 11 year old really enjoyed having the listening tour and absolutely LOVED the scavenger hunt!! The prizes were a lil cheesy but...More

Thank Denise T
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PIRATESandGHOSTS, Owner at Pirates! Legends of the Gulf Coast, responded to this reviewResponded 14 November 2017

Thank you for your review. New owners since Oct 2016 have made a lot of improvements to the exhibit and thank you for noticing and coming back to see us. The "sound pistols" have really added a level of interactivity that people truly enjoy. Glad...More

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Reviewed 11 August 2017

Included audio tour included gives good information about Jean LaFitte in Galveston and pirate life in general. The trail within the museum is well planned. The displays, however, leave MUCH to be desired. LaFitte was supposed to be a dashing lady's man. Ugh! The mannequin...More

Thank Donna E
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PIRATESandGHOSTS, Owner at Pirates! Legends of the Gulf Coast, responded to this reviewResponded 14 November 2017

Hello and thank you for the feedback. Our body molds of the pirates are very lifelike and and since this attraction is next door to our year round haunted house, people do think they see them blinking and such. The body mold of Jean was...More

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Reviewed 24 July 2017

Very informative and even held the teenagers attention. Lead some interesting facts. Buy the combo tickets.

Thank tbone692
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PIRATESandGHOSTS, Owner at Pirates! Legends of the Gulf Coast, responded to this reviewResponded 14 November 2017

Thank you for the review. We agree, the combo ticket is the best deal and provides lots of fun for the family. Glad to hear the teenagers had fun as well. Hope to see you again soon Jay, Ringmaster Pirates and Ghosts Galveston Island, TX

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Reviewed 10 July 2017

This tour was awesome. Very informative and interesting. Love any history about pirates and their lives. I was a pirate at Texas Renaissance Festival for 4 years. Lots of fun. The audio devices we used during the tour worked flawlessly. Each and every item I...More

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PIRATESandGHOSTS, Owner at Pirates! Legends of the Gulf Coast, responded to this reviewResponded 14 November 2017

We are so happy you enjoyed your time with us and thank you so much for leaving us a review. The "sound pistols" have provided a whole new level of interactivity since we added them last fall. Thank you for the feedback on them. We...More

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Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

This was a great adventure! It wasn't a long drawn out tour. We took an 11 and 12 yr old boys and they really enjoyed it. We only did the pirate tour since half of us don't like haunted houses.

Thank Molly Z
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PIRATESandGHOSTS, Owner at Pirates! Legends of the Gulf Coast, responded to this reviewResponded 14 November 2017

Hello and thank you for the positive review. We are happy you enjoyed your time with us. Hope to see you again soon. Jay, Ringmaster Pirates and Ghosts Galveston Island, TX

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Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

Omg...my husband and I had so much fun! You have to do both attractions; learning about the pirates and the haunted house. Fun times!!!!More

1  Thank Genia H
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PIRATESandGHOSTS, Owner at Pirates! Legends of the Gulf Coast, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2017

Thank you for you 5 star review. We are so pleased to hear you had a good time. We work hard to ensure our guests have a memorable experience with us. Galveston has so many neat things to see and do, we appreciate that you...More

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