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“wonderful building”

Grand 1894 Opera House
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US$155.00*
and up
Galveston Island and Houston Sightseeing Tour
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: The Grand 1894 Opera House is a performing arts theatre presenting a year-round performance schedule. Performances include stars of stage and screen, music, dance, comedy, drama and more. The Grand is also available to rent for private events. The Grand 1894 Opera House is the official Opera House of the State of Texas as designated by the 73rd legislature. As an historic site, The Grand is also open Monday-Saturday from 9am-5pm for self-guided or guided tours. A fee is required for tours and guided tours require advance reservation. Group and senior rates may be available for some performances. To view The Grand's performance schedule, please visit The Grand online.
Useful Information: Bathroom facilities, Activities for young children, Stairs / lift, Wheelchair access, Activities for older children
Reviewed 10 December 2013

We arrived, paid our $2.00 entry fee and had the place to ourselves. It is a grand building and we enjoyed walking around on its various levels..

Like much of Galveston, it is lucky to still be standing given all of the storms, floods and fires.

It will not take long to see the building but take advantage of having found a parking space to walk around the historic strand area.

When parking along the streets, to be careful of the high curbs. While obvious build that way decades ago, they are a good way for rental companies to charge for scratches if not careful.

Thank Mike255100
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Reviewed 1 December 2013 via mobile

We came and saw "Memphis". The place was very nice, and has been restored very nicely! Would recommend coming here to see a play or concert!

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Reviewed 1 December 2013 via mobile

This little building is such a GRAND surprise. The theater, the quality of show, and the warm staff all made for a wonderful date night. WE WILL be returning for future productions.

Thank TexasMomma92
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Reviewed 25 November 2013

Beautifully restored, historic Opera house. Great venue, lots of great performances. Highly recommend. Self guided walking tour is free.

Thank Kimberly E
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Reviewed 25 November 2013

As an IBC, I am a contributor to The Grand and purchase tickets and attend events at least 4 or 5 times per year. It is a rare find! Like stepping back in time. Very well maintained and a small venue, creating a more personal experience for attendees. This year, we have seen Lyle Lovett, Beach Boys, Clint Black and will see Johnny Mathis in December. I can't imagine that anyone would be disappointed in attending a show at The Grand.

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Thank Sue C
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