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We saw the LaFitte show and The Great Storm. Both pretty good. Would have been great had it been a multimedia presentation, but it was only 6 dollars for a 30-minute movie. Seriously, the film needs an update. It is from 1993.
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We have seen the movie, The Great Storm, many times over the years. While just as informative as ever, it is in need of a technological upgrade. The format was fine in the 90's, but is dated at this time. I would still recommend seeing...More
In 1900, before hurricanes were given names, Galveston suffered the worst disaster in American history when over 4,000 people died. The film is comprised largely of photos from the era, similar to a Ken Burns type of production. It was very well done and very...More
We watched the two docos on the 1900 hurricane and the pirate/privateer Laffite. The former was the better; it's amazing that Galveston is still here given this and other hurricane's over the last hundred years. Given that the film-maker only had a few stills to...More
One cannot visit Galveston without understanding the impact of hurricanes on the island. The short film The Storm recounts the events of the hurricane of 1900. The impact is presented not simply in statistical data but in human terms. Thank God meteorology has come a...More
The woman selling tickets definitely doesn’t like her job. Impatient with questions and rude.
We saw Lafitte movie which was fine but only 20 minutes long. We paid 12$ for that?!! Come on. 3$ each seems a fairer price.
Planned on only watching "The Great Storm" but because of our arrival time decided to also watch "Jean Lafitte". That movie was relatively interesting but "The Great Storm" was so well done. A sad story of the great hurricane of 1900 that destroyed so much...More
Have seen some of the other reviews about the service. When we went all was good. Friendly people there, and at the next door museum with the Elissa. Watched the Great Storm movie. Was quite interesting. Not something for young kids however. Ours we're scared...More