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Moody Gardens

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X-mas time!

We visited just after Christmas and it was quite beautiful. Definitely a place to take children... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Patrick D
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The world in domes

Enjoyed the time at Moodys. It is a slightly upscaled version of the Eden Project in the UK. Good... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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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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Reviewed 6 days ago

I got to visit Moody Gardens in February, on a school day, so NO LINES! There is much to see and having NO LINES really helps you do just that. Even with a slightly late start, we were able to fit in a 3-D and...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Cathleen P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited just after Christmas and it was quite beautiful. Definitely a place to take children. The aquarium is fine but the outside grounds were all lit up for Christmas. It was a pleasant area to walk through.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Patrick D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place... for 2 adults a 13 year old and an 8 year cost us 215.00 to see the aquarium and the rain forest. They advertise a sloth and sea turtles, never saw either one. We inquired about the seaturtles and we were told they...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Enjoyed the time at Moodys. It is a slightly upscaled version of the Eden Project in the UK. Good layouts and options. It is worth a day out. At the end went onto the rope and zip line and that helped finish the day well....More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Traveller_UK30
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice place but I believe overpriced. I was there in what I would call the "off season." Still lots to do but since I was attending a convention, that is all I did. Convention food was good. Enjoyed our time and the people that we...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank LufkinPR
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We only went to the Rainforest Museum and it was worth it. Really knowledgeable staff and interesting. Our family really enjoyed the visit.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank paul j
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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
1  Thank Donald B
Reviewed 14 January 2019 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 13 January 2019 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 6 January 2019

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
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31 January 2019|
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Response from bubbatruck | Reviewed this property |
Depends on your level of interest in the individual exhibits. It can easily take all day if you want to experience everything. I recommend checking into the hotel and making a weekend out of it. The place is beautiful, the... More
Bryan G
26 January 2019|
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Response from FOS123stanley | Reviewed this property |
That's one reason we bought 2 day "all inclusive" pass as it allowed both 3D movies. Pretty sure it's unlimited entries as well but not 100% sure.
Bryan G
21 January 2019|
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Response from trodenbeck | Reviewed this property |
You do get a picture ID for each member. It is good for one year for almost all the attrractions. You can go as many times as you want. It is a great deal!