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“Good for learning Galveston history”
Review of Pier 21 Theater

Pier 21 Theater
Ranked #4 of 11 Fun & Games in Galveston
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Reviewed 19 February 2013

Having read the book "Isaac's Storm" we wanted to learn more about the 1900 Hurricane that destroyed Galveston. The county historical museum was closed for repairs so this was it. I think I expected the movie to be more high tech than it was, or have more dramatization in it, but it was still very interesting, and the historical photos that showed the devastation were mind boggling. It is hard to get too much historical detail in a half hour movie, but it was enjoyable as it was. Look for Pier 21 theater brochure/cards in hotel lobbies etc where other tourist attraction's brochures are featured. If you find one, there is a coupon on it for $1 off up to 6 admissions.

Thank Dexldex02
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Reviewed 23 January 2013

This is a small theater which covers what happened in the early 1900s. Worth the visit. It does not take up much time and you learn about Galveston's history. It does not take up much time and gives you a back ground of the area.

Thank Damianz666
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Reviewed 19 January 2013

Enjoyed the movie about the beginning of Galveston. I guess it's named for Bernard Galves? The wait wasn't long, with movies every 30 minutes.

Thank Brad V
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Reviewed 7 January 2013

This film of the 1900 Storm is a great way to show those who haven't been to Galveston about the history of it in a short lesson. Very enjoyable!

Thank houstonnative47
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Reviewed 1 January 2013

The movie is a little dated, but the event did happen in 1900 so that was to be expected. Accurate, full of detail and we were surprised by what the kids actually talked about afterward. They listened!

Thank poblanofamily
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