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Moody Gardens

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1 Hope Blvd, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77554-8928
+1 800-582-4673
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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 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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1 Hope Blvd, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77554-8928
+1 800-582-4673

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Reviewed yesterday

We Love this place, always have a great time. If you have not gone to the Ice Sculptures I highly recommend doing so. Its pricey but worth every penny

Thank jaycesmith77
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We are annual pass holders and love coming to Galveston. We came the Friday after Thanksgiving it was jam packed. We made the best of it considering there was a group of almost 20. We had fun the ice sculptures are always a highlight for...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

From the parking lot we could see the “gardens”was not maintaining it landscaping. Lots of overgrown shrubs and vegetation. Very low maintenance being done. The entrance is unattractive and showing signs of wear. The entire place is showing lots of wear and tear. However they...More

Thank water44
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been going to Moody Gardens for years - whenever we visit Texas. They have redone the aquarium pyramid, which has a bit less "stuff", but what they have is great, particularly the touch tanks. The rainforest pyramid is always fun, but the Ice...More

Thank ritasts
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is our second year to do Moody Gardens at Christmas time with two young grandsons. We LOVED Iceland last year 2016 with the underwater theme - incredible ice carvings and designs like a submarine. Really amazing! This year the theme is the Rainforest and...More

Thank zinniaqueen
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have season passes because there is always something going on at Moody Gardens. The seasonal events are always fun and enjoyable for any age. From the summer live stage events and week end fireworks to the Iceland and Festival of Lights for the Holiday...More

Thank Emklimenko
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What better way to complete the Thanksgiving Holiday, then to go to Moody Gardens for Festival of Lights on Black Friday. So your thinking, why would anyone want to go to do such a thing? Well, for one thing why not? I enjoy investing my...More

Thank Yarnell M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our party of 6 went to Moody Gardens for the Festival of Lights and Iceland. We got timed tickets for Iceland and had time to enjoy the other exhibits (DaVinci, Rainforest, and aquarium) before strolling through the Festival of Lights . A good time was...More

1  Thank Karen F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really enjoyed visiting here. The boat ride was kind of boring but everything else was good. Kind of wished we had our grandkids with us to enjoy it as well.

1  Thank sfcwms
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lots of exhibitions and great things to see. And the additional things they offer. Your kids will love it Don’t miss the new theater.😜

1  Thank mariovK5544HD
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18 November 2017|
Response from hawaiistomnd | Reviewed this property |
We have not seen any holiday shows yet this year but the magic show and the festival/trail of lights are must sees every year. Both are at Moody Gardens.
16 September 2017|
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Response from 526kathyk | Reviewed this property |
It is best to call and talk with a rep they are very helpful and want you to be happy (within reason of course).
10 August 2017|
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Response from TexasIsAstateOfMind | Reviewed this property |
I had a hard time getting my answer accepted, I edited the answer 5 of 6 times Because I had put their email address and 800 number. So looking over it after sending it is probably confusing on the number to call🤔 The 800... More