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

It is a wonderful attration. The Rainforest, Museum and Aquarium pyramids are very well done and well maintained. The habitats for the animals are great, and the staff attentive. Good for a rainy day in Galveston.

Thank Jonathan D
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We love moody gardens. However it was a disappointment that they've done away with the butterfly enclosure. That was one of our favorite things. The Iceland Rainforest was fantastic! Loved all the ice sculptures resembling rainforest creatures and habitats.

Thank Amy E
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We were pleasantly surprised at the ice sculptures and the Festival of Lights, as well as awesome ice skating. Really nice activity for your family at the holidays when it is cold out.

Thank Tracey R
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My family and I enjoyed Moody Gardens! My 4 and 6 year old enjoyed all of the pyramids; especially the 3D, 4D, and 5D movies. Ice Land was a favorite, too! We did not stay there at the hotel, but we went from open to...More

Thank katiekamper
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We went to both the Amazon and the aquarium we found the Amazon to be incredible and very well done the aquarium although very nice we found not as interesting as the Amazon but overall and extremely fun few hours

Thank Heather S
Reviewed 6 days ago

Not quite worth the $16 unless you have young children. It's a huge display of lights on figures with Christmas and other holiday themes, very impressive. We didn't check out any of the other attractions.

Thank CajunIrish
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It had been a few years since we had been here. The changes to the aquarium were good. Best penguin boring in the area. The exhibits in the aquarium are top notch. Missing some jellyfish exhibits though. The Rain forest is always a treat. We...More

Thank Charles B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

During the summer me and my family visited moody and encountered racism from other guest. Shelain at starbucks helped calmed everyone down and gave assistance on how to overcome the situation. This weekend we went back and saw her. She remembered us, and made sure...More

Thank Mia M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited a couple of times during the Christmas period just to see the lights and Ice Land. We thought it was great as usual. If you go to Iceland try to go during the week for quick entry. The lights are a must see...More

Thank Gary T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Moody Gardens holiday Iceland and trail of lights was excellent. A 4D movie of Rudolph was a hit. A must on your 2018 holiday tour.

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15 January 2018|
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Response from Gary T | Reviewed this property |
I dont know about coupons, call and ask. Ask your hotel. It is expensive at this place but we like it. If you are looking for a low cost visit you wont find it. If you take the penguins special visit yes you can touch... More
19 November 2017|
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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.
17 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).