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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

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Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

We had a great time at the gardens. The rainforest exhibit had allot of animals that were free to roam . The aquarium is still under construction , but it looks like it will be allot larger once they finish.

Thank Eddie C
Reviewed 19 November 2016

We were here for the TASCO Soccer Convention. Everything went well from check in to departure. The rooms were well appointed and sparkling clean. The grounds were beautiful. The bar was busy, but they took care of us and even served us appetizers from the...More

Thank Bill A
Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

Went to moody gardens on a Friday morning, during Galveston off season. Not very busy at all. The rainforest pyramid was very interesting experience, it was like walking through the rainforest. Birds flying around and you see bats and fish, turtles, reptiles. Butterflies, and different...More

Thank daniellej361
Reviewed 14 November 2016

Went to visit the Aquarium with some out of town friends. The Moody Gardens website PLAINLY states that all aquarium exhibits are open, even though they are renovating. So off we go, only to be told when we get to Moody that we have to...More

3  Thank Laura C
TheMoodyGardens, Public Relations Manager at Moody Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 18 November 2016

Hi Laura, We appreciate you taking the time to review your recent experience here at Moody Gardens. We apologize that you feel like you were scammed and provided with false information prior to visiting, this was absolutely not our intention. Our website renovation page states...More

Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

This was OK. Personally I've been to more exciting ventures. It's pretty good for young kids. Theres a point in which they do a biblical sorry involving audio in conjunction with light frames that lasts about 10 minutes. Creativity points for that. Other than that,...More

Thank Phil J
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

We have season passes and come here all the time. Alway a fun place to visit with the grandchildren. Today we went ice skating. Would have been even better if the concession stand had been open. Staff hanging out there but not serving. Ice rink...More

Thank Carol M
Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

I went to the Rainforest only because everything else was closed or under renovations. Walking through initially I thought I wasted my money but once I entered I was pleasantly surprised. I liked the ability to walk with the animals and take pictures of them....More

Thank mslady8310
Reviewed 9 November 2016

We always make sure to go to Moody Gardens when in Galveston. For the money it has everything. Rainforest, Aquarium, movies, and the new water park! The kids love it. There is good food and always plenty to keep you interested.

Thank Erica B
Reviewed 8 November 2016

A little disappointing to be honest. The rain forest pyramid was quite good (the butterflies were the highlight) but looked a little tired, while the aquarium was closed. The restaurant was shut and the food offered in the cafe not particularly inviting. We certainly wouldn't...More

Thank Barbara41
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Brought our visitors from Germany here, they absolutely loved it and made their visit to Galveston. The staff are very helpful. Getting a bit expensive these days.

Thank Adrian H
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19 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.
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).
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